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Safety concerns for kids after pedestrian bridge is removed

Children in Reefton have to dodge logging trucks and cars after the McMahons creek pedestrian bridge was removed in July 2017. The ageing bridge...

Scammers hit food outlets

 Police are warning retailers to be alert to a fraud scam in the eastern suburbs. Yarra Ranges police said a group of young people were...

Cherry ripe for Christmas

 Nothing says ‘Christmas in the Yarra Valley’ quite like cherries. The plump red fruit on bright green stems will be found on fruit platters and...

Cultural heritage runs deep

 The Yarra Ranges Heritage Network has produced a Guide to Heritage in the Yarra Ranges for the community and visitors. Warburton’s historic Signs Publishing printed...

Top 10 best films of 2018

This past year featured some further triumphs in the superhero genre, a resurgence of Gothic horror, a few outstanding character dramas, some knock-out action...

Calling all artists

The Yarra Glen Art Show is a biennial exhibition that showcases the rich diversity of artistic practices across the region. Artworks include painting,...

Designed by Liam and Grace

Two young Healesville residents have put their artistic skills to good use by designing Casey MP Tony Smith’s 2018 Christmas Card. Liam and Grace Bowness,...

National win for resilience

 Dixons Creek Primary received a national award for its Wurundjeri-led fire program. The school took home the Resilient Australia National School Award for the Firestick...

Remembering 104 years with Esma

In 1904 ’Peter Pan’ premiered in London, daily radio weather forecasts started and Esma Donnell was born. She has kept up with Peter Pan,...

Yarra Glen express

Back in 2014, talk in the Yarra Glen Men’s Shed turned to what they could do after Yarra Ranges council stopped putting up the...

Signing off at Seville Primary

After 30 years teaching at Seville Primary School, Heather Glenn had hoped for a quiet, no-fuss glide into retirement. Judging by the crowd at...

Missing Seville teen

 Police are appealing for public help to find missing Seville teenager Patrick White. The 14-year-old was last seen at his home on School Road about...

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Christmas fun for all creatures

 Healesville Sanctuary’s animals are joining in the festive season, enjoying some Christmas treats of their own. Christmas came early for big and small with the...

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