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Afternoon tea raises funds for cancer support group

Yarra Junction resident Marissa Percy hosted two afternoon lunches at her home, while helping raise funds for the Yarra Valley Cancer Support Group. Each year...

Primary school celebrates opening of modern classroom

Yarra Glen Primary School celebrated the recent opening of a new school building on Thursday 23 May. Parliamentary Secretary for Schools Tim Richardson and...

Bushfires museum input

 The community can soon have its say on plans for a museum and education centre to commemorate the 2009 Black Saturday bushfires. Eildon MP Cindy...

Research shows high risk taking behaviour for rural drivers

The Australian Road Safety Foundation (ARSF) is imploring regional Victorian drivers to choose road safety, with admissions of risky road behaviour significantly higher amongst...

Storytime teaches students about alpacas

Chum Creek Primary School was one of the 9890 locations who shared a reading of Alpacas with Maracas as part of National Simultaneous Storytime...

Healesville woman arrested after police pursuit

Police arrested a 24-year-old Healesville woman following a pursuit in Melbourne’s south on the morning of Wednesday 22 March. Police observed an allegedly stolen vehicle...

Windows smashed, tyres slashed

 Mooroolbark Police are investigating a vandalism spree targeting vehicles in Launching Place. They said vandals smashed windows and slashed tyres on at least seven vehicles...

The future of farming

Farmers and landowners in the Yarra Ranges are invited to hear expert speakers, learn about how climate change will impact them and how they...

RSL exhibition takes you behind the wire

An exhibition of portraits of Vietnam Veterans and their stories will add to Healesville RSL’s support for a healing garden at Healesville Hospital. Behind the...

Hit the brakes

An elderly driver crashed their car into the storefront of a Yarra Glen fish and chip shop on Wednesday 15 May - the second...

Impounds galore

Healesville police impounded two vehicles and suspended another driver’s licence over the weekend. Acting Sgt Tim Stewart said the first impound occurred in the early...

Sanctuary says thanks to volunteers

Healesville Sanctuary is taking the time to thank their volunteers who help out in a variety of roles for National Volunteer Week. National Volunteer Week...

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200 jobs set to be created by social housing boost

The Victorian Government has announced the $3 million Social Housing Employment Program which will help create 200 jobs through a partnership between Jobs Victoria...