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Film makers’ shorts on show

A BIT of creative film-making over the holidays could pay dividends in more ways than one. The Yarra Ranges Film Society is inviting young people...

Praise for helping hand

Planning Minister Justin Madden thanked Yarra Glen residents George Miller and John Gilligan for their initiative on Black Saturday. They are calling for better...

Morning tea to help healing

By Kath GannawaySWINBURNE TAFE in Healesville is inviting members of the local community for morning tea. “The recent fires have had a traumatic impact on...

Day of note in Village

By Kath GannawayFIRST-TIME concert organisers Tom Connor and David Holton put on a great day for Healesville music-lovers and the Healesville CFA brigades. The 12-hour...

Gateway opens

By Kath GannawayHEALESVILLE businesswoman Pauline Hansford is looking to revive the Gateway Festival for Healesville. The last festival was held in 2001 after 10 years...

Make over for wildlife shelter

CHUM CREEK Wildlife Shelter is in the process of a make over. After fires ravaged the property and surrounds, wildlife carer Belinda Gales said since...

Kids reassured of animal care

By Monique EbringtonSEWING for Wildlife founder Carolyn Rogers swapped pouches for primary school on Thursday 20 March. Mrs Rogers and her club of sewers...

Sunny sizzle time

WHAT better medium than a sausage sizzle to raise awareness - everybody loves a sausage sizzle! On Friday 27 March, barbecues will be lit and...

Pony club rises

Yarra Valley Pony Club members, Minister James Merlino and Yarra Ranges mayor Len Cox get excited about the $20,000 gift. By Monique EbringtonTHE fire-hit...

Big thanks all round

Premier John Brumby at the “thank-you” evening with, from left, ambulance officer Andrew Watson, Coldstream CFA captain Phil Giddens, Seymour MP Ben Hardman and...

Make yourself heard

By Monique Ebrington UPPER Yarra residents will get to voice their thoughts on the February bushfires despite being overlooked by the Royal Commission. Gembrook MP...

Open for business

By Kath Gannaway $10 million package aimed at getting tourists back to Victoria’s bushfire affected areas was welcomed last week by the Yarra Valley...

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Plenty of opportunities left to help shape Yarra Ranges’ future

Yarra Ranges residents still have plenty of opportunities to have their say on the next council plan. There are many different ways for the...