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Lilydale abloom with poppies

 More than 6000 poppies adorned the Lilydale Cenotaph and surrounds in Main Street ahead of Remembrance Day. Casey MP Tony Smith said Sharon Chuck and...

Vote packs cause confusion

 Labor Evelyn candidate Gail Ritchie is “outraged” that voters received Liberal Party election material alongside postal vote applications. But Liberal Evelyn candidate Bridget Vallence said...

Pool preparation concerns

Bright green water captured running into Graceburn Creek in Healesville is nothing to worry about, says Yarra Ranges Council. Environment and engineering director Mark Varmalis...

Remembrance Day round-up

 With the Centenary of the Armistice, Remembrance Day services across the Yarra Valley held extra significance this year. MP for Casey Tony Smith spoke...

A place to remember

On Remembrance Day, Warburton RSL opened ‘The Peace Garden,’ situated at the riverside clubhouse. Garden designer and club treasurer, Coral Reynolds gained her inspiration from...

Yarra Junction remembers

At the Yarra Junction cenotaph, the Remembrance Day theme was the contribution made by female nurses in world war one. Yarra Junction RSL Vice President,...

Protecting Wandin since 1943

In 1943 Wandin was a small rural town of one thousand people, two state schools, a general store, a blacksmith and a train line...

Millgrove hits jackpot

The Millgrove Newsagency doesn’t sell lotto tickets so there are usually no jackpots to be collected there. That was until nearly $200,000 unexpectedly came...

Healesville leads the way in student health

One year ago Healesville High School Principal, Allan Rennick took a leap of faith and opened the school’s in-house GP clinic. At the first...

Missing teen could be in Lilydale

 Police are appealing for public help to find missing 17-year-old Jade Robson. Jade was last seen on 1 November in the Narre Warren area, but...

Out and about in the new bus

Residents of AdventCare Yarra View Nursing Home in Warburton will be easily spotted now they are riding in a shiny new bus. The bus was...

Putting an old playground to good use

 An old Healesville playground will soon spread smiles to underprivileged children in Sri Lanka. Rotary Club of Healesville members started dismantling the Queens Park equipment...

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Rodeo a hit

Yarra Valley Rodeo organiser, Jody Wilson, has proclaimed this years event as the best one ever, with a crowd estimated around 4500. “It gets better...

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