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Grass fire in Macclesfield

 A grass and scrub fire burning in Macclesfield is under control. The CFA is advising that there is no threat to the community, but residents...

Battle of the billy carts

The 13th annual Upwey Billy Cart Races raced down the main road of Upwey on Sunday 24 February. About 1200 people turned out to watch...

Burnham Beeches reborn

For more than 20 years the sprawling 1930’s mansion of Burnham beeches has sat neglected. Candles have burnt out, crockery is coated in thick layers...

Council backs I Love Kinder campaign

Yarra Ranges Council is supporting Wyndham Councils I Love Kinder Campaign which aims at lobbying the federal government to commit to recurrent kindergarten funding. Families...

Raising money for the CFA, one stitch at a time .

Quilting aficionados will flock to Monbulk in March, hoping to snag some crafty goodies and raise funds for the local CFA. The Monbulk Quilt Show...

New music horizons

If you ever have the urge to make music but never had lessons as a kid — or gave it up due to time...

Community input into bushfire planning

Land and fire management agencies are calling on the public to help inform strategic bushfire management planning for high bushfire risk communities in Melbourne’s...

The old Monbulk township

When the depression of the 1890s followed the collapse of the land boom, Village Settlements for subsistence farming were seen as one way of...

Selby celebrates new kitchen and bathroom

Selby Tennis Club members and local businesses have pitched in to complete upgrades to their kitchen and bathroom made possible by funding from Council’s...

Keep recycling, says council

Yarra Ranges Council is urging residents to continue recycling, following recent reports of recycling plant closures. Recycling provider SKM recently closed two recycling plants, meaning...

It’s a yes from Helen!

Friends, fellow human beings, I am here to tell you that everything is good and nice in this brightly-lit world because following an online...

Proposal at Elephant Rock

One of the most unusual attractions around the Dandenong Ranges is Elephant Rock. Shaped roughly like an elephant and strategically located in a highly visible...

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Easter long weekend police operation nabs more than 200 offenders

Four unlicensed drivers and four disqualified drivers were caught by Victoria Police over the Easter weekend on Yarra Ranges roads. Over the five-day Operation Nexus...

School zone clarity