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Wednesday wind warning

The Bureau of Meteorology is warning local residents of damaging wind gusts in the region on Wednesday 24 July. Damaging wind gusts about western and...

Community unites for National Tree Day at Birdsland Reserve

Hills community members got their hands dirty to keep the environment and the planet looking healthy and green by planting trees for National Tree...

New kindergarten providers appointed

Knox Council have appointed new providers to deliver kindergarten in all council buildings where kindergartens are operating now. Knox Mayor Jude Dwight said securing the...

Emerald’s Amy a key to Hockeyroos medal hopes

Few experiences compare to the exhilaration of purchasing new clothing, and the thrill of wearing it at home for the very first time. The...

Brilliant Bombers bounce Lions

A horror showing at home against Emerald on Saturday in Outer East Football Netball Premier Division has effectively ended Pakenham’s prospects of playing finals...

Monbulk Women back on top

The Monbulk Senior Women's football team were the only club representatives to play on a cold and wet Saturday. The Hawks made the journey...

Monbulk Junior Football Club weekend highlights

Mixed results for Monbulk Juniors The penultimate round of home and away matches in the Outer East Junior Football League took place on Sunday. Monbulk...

State champs test local athletes

The Victorian Cross Country Championships were held on the Bundoora Park Cross Country course on Saturday. A full day of cross country racing including...

Former Outer East local set to compete in the Roundnet World Championship

While Australians are waving off a team of athletes before the start of the Olympics in Paris this week, another team of competitors in...

Where pain meets healing

A month has passed since Olinda-based artist Emma Jennings launched her exhibition Stories of Giants at the Yarra Ranges Regional Museum in Lilydale. Recounting...

Dancing between, connecting all

Displaying a profound connection to the land, spirituality, and community renowned First Nations Artist Emmy Webbers (also known as Wurruck Yambo) spoke with journalist...

Stories big and small tell tale of healing

Healing from the trauma of an emergency like that of the June and October 2021 storms has been deeply rooted in creative recovery for...

Belgrave arts thrive in new exhibit

Attracting entries from all over Australia, this year’s Sherbrooke Art Society awards garnered 108 entries from 50 artists, proving the arts scene continues to...

Step outside this winter with Knox’s Immerse

Knox will transform into an interactive celebration of the arts with the return of Immerse next month. The month-long event will run from 28 June...

Pages of the Wimmera brought to the Valley

On Saturday 1 June, the Belgrave Library will be hosting Upwey author Lia Hills for the launch of her new novel ‘The Desert Knows...

An ‘Open Door’ to the Community Care Op Shop and Laneway Nursery

Open Door Community Care runs the fabulous not-for-profit Op Shop and Laneway Nursery that operates out of 61-63 Main Street. Monbulk. Working in partnership...

Behind the walls of Victoria’s prisons – what life is really like for the people who work there

Ever wondered what it’s like to work in prison? Most people have a very particular idea – high walls, long and dark corridors and...

Taste the Valley

Your favourite winter wine festival is back on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 June to bring you all handcrafted wine, delicious bites & live...

Have fun with Emerald Community House

Emerald Community House (ECH) puts meaning into being 'the place where connections are made and opportunities realised.' ECH has been investing in community resilience...

Kallista Village celebrates first birthday

A year ago a new township group was formed, Kallista Village Inc, to be a voice for those who live, work and play in...

Have fun with Emerald Community House

Emerald Community House (ECH) puts meaning into being 'the place where connections are made and opportunities realised.' ECH has been investing in community resilience...

Melbourne Rare Book Week

This year marks the 10th anniversary of the Melbourne Rare Book Week, which will start on 18 July and culminate with the Melbourne Rare...

Three different plays

Burrinja Theatre Rachmaniov’s Symphonic Dances – Inventi Ensemble Three simple notes open the famous symphonic Dances by Rachmaninov which then evolves into an unique work like...

The basic necessity of food

Food is a basic need essential to our survival and wellbeing and as American psychologist Abraham Maslow proposed in 1943 in his pyramid of...

Three amazing shorts from Poor Things director

Kinds of Kindness Starring Jesse Plemons, Willem Dafoe and Emma Stone Rated MA15+ 4.25/5 The latest film from Poor Things director Yorgos Lanthimos, Kinds of Kindness is one...

The early itinerant communities of the Valley

The building of the Maroondah weir and aqueduct and the Lilydale to Healesville railway in the late 1880s swelled the populations of Healesville, Tarrawarra...

Not for the faint-hearted

What I Would Do to You, by Australian psychologist and author Georgia Harper, is an intense and confronting novel. Despite its slow and steady...

The Hills are paying it forward

Amidst Belgrave’s hustle and bustle, a board with the words ‘Pay It Forward’ can be spotted, peering out from the front of Little Hendrix...

Dog owners of the Yarra Ranges have opportunity to speak up on new plan for parks

Yarra Ranges Council is calling on dog-owning residents of the region to help guide a 10-year People and Dogs in Parks Plan, which will...

Lucky driver escapes near-fatal accident

A lucky driver escaped from what could’ve been a serious accident where a branch fell on top of a moving vehicle on Monbulk Road...

VCAT dismisses Coe’s human rights case against SDI Limited

A claim of employer discrimination relating to pandemic requirements and vaccinations has been dismissed by the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT). Applicant Andrew...

Extensive roadworks planned for Olinda-Basin road after recent flooding

After heavy rain this last week, Knox council crews have been working to repair damage to Basin-Olinda Road in The Basin. Posting to social...

Young woman’s death being treated as non suspicious

After extensive searching since late week a young woman from Pakenham named Peta has been found deceased. The 28 year old was found...

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Wednesday wind warning

The Bureau of Meteorology is warning local residents of damaging wind gusts in the region on Wednesday 24 July. Damaging wind gusts about western and...