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Preps celebrate 100 days of school

Healesville Primary School’s preps celebrated their 100th day of school on Friday 9 August. The school marked the unique occasion with an assembly and a...

Flood warning issued for Yarra River

A minor flood warning has been issued for the Yarra River from Millgrove to Warrandyte. The Yarra River catchment has received rainfall averaging about 9...

Applauding their service

 “Australia let you down. You didn’t fail us – we failed you. You didn’t dishonour us – we dishonoured you.” Casey MP Tony Smith didn’t...

Falling tree kills one, injures three

 A woman has died after a tree fell onto a moving car in Fernshaw on Friday 9 August. Police believe the vehicle was travelling along...

New dingoes friends forever

Healesville Sanctuary has some new den mates, who have formed a relationship far quicker than expected. Tropical Dingo Maliki and Alpine Dingo Dargo were recently...

Video game program allows kids to Level Up in life

A new after school program offered by Cire in Yarra Junction is aimed at tackling some of the social issues surrounding video games. Level Up...

Two air ambulances called after tree fall

UPDATE 11.53am: A child has head injuries and will be flown by air ambulance helicopter to the Royal Children's Hospital in a critical condition. A man...

Moira marks 103

The granddaughter of Wandin’s first settler, Moira Burgi, celebrated her 103rd birthday on 25 July. Ms Burgi was surrounded by a small group of family...

Students tasked with naming tunnel boring machine

Warburton Primary School had visitors from engineering contractor John Holland and Melbourne Water visit the school on Monday 29 July to give a presentation...

Don Valley school welcomes Chinese students

Don Valley Primary School welcomed exchange students from their sister school in China on Monday 5 August. The visitors come from Wujiang Shengze Central Primary...

Lions Club distributing to community

The Lions Club of Healesville hosted their annual community distribution night on Wednesday 31 July to celebrate a year of community involvement of the...

Railway welcomes historic railmotor

The Yarra Valley Railway (YVR) welcomed a 90-year-old railmotor (RM55) to Healesville on Thursday 1 August. YVR president Brett Whelan said, “It was built by...

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Tree crushes car Emergency services were called to reports of a tree falling on a car travelling along the Warburton Highway in Wandin North on...

Urquhart wins

Townhouses to VCAT