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Wet a line at Ferntree Gully’s new urban fishery

 In a Victorian first, Quarry Lake in Ferntree Gully has been stocked with hundreds of rainbow trout, Murray cod and golden perch. Over the last...

Grants for good ideas

 Every year, we at the council have the pleasure of being able to support community groups and artists across the Yarra Ranges to deliver...

Diggers Club founder awarded AM

Long before sustainable gardening was the hobby of Brunswick hipsters, Clive Blazey and his wife Penny were making a name for themselves as subversive...

Monbulk student wins national colouring competition

St. Paul’s Catholic Primary School student, Grace Gaunt was the winner of this year’s national Newspower Australia Easter Colouring Competition. A representative attended the...

Desal tops up Cardinia Reservoir

Cardinia Reservoir will receive the largest order of water after storage levels dropped to under 50 per cent. Minister for Water Lisa Neville said the...

Calling all green thumbs and train lovers

Puffing Billy Railway and Johns Hill Landcare are inviting residents to pull on some gloves, roll up their sleeves and come down to Puffing...

Lilydale hoon impound

 A 20-year-old man will be without his ute for a month and will need to explain his actions to a Magistrate. Lilydale police officers allegedly...

The round-up

Massage parlour closed down Police for the second time shut down a massage parlour that was surreptitiously offering more than just massages....

CFA reform under fire

The contentious Fire Services Reform bill passed its first hurdle “at record pace”. Volunteer Fire Brigades Victoria (VFBV) said the proposed legislation avoided scrutiny when...

Dawn survey keeps tabs on our lyrebirds

Fairy tales don’t come much happier than the story of the lyrebirds of Sherbrooke Forest - one of the most rousing successes in recent...

Crash course

Peter Smith is no stranger to car crashes. The Upper Ferntree Gully Fire Brigade Captain has attended plenty over his years with the CFA. But he...

Developing the Dandenongs

When you buy a house and move to a new neighbourhood in a new community, you want to make sure that the neighbourhood stays...

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We’re all baffled by this extremely rare golden possum, spotted in...

Friends, folks, comrades, cop an eyeful of this golden possum. Look at it. Study it closely. You may never see another again, or you...

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