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Wood to make good on pledges

 Returned La Trobe MP Jason Wood says it’s nice to again serve the people. “Every time you go to parliament you miss home, but that’s...

A tale of two alpacas

 Preschoolers packed Belgrave Library to listen to a story about alpacas playing maracas. The Wednesday 22 May event was part of National Simultaneous Storytime, which...

Kids helping kids to heal

 Silvan Primary School students helped to make teddies for orphans in Syria. The 23 students and their teachers worked with local Aussies Knitting for War...

Two state stars for disability

A Lilydale mum and a Mount Evelyn project picked up state prizes for their disability work. The Access All Terrain Program at the Mount Evelyn...

Cash for community

Several Yarra Ranges groups are welcoming grants to boost equipment and skills. The Belgrave and Seville junior football clubs, 1st Kallista Scout Group, Sherbrooke Archers,...

Charges over abduction, rape

 A Kalorama resident is among two men charged over alleged abduction and sex assault incidents dating back 30 years. On Thursday 23 May, detectives from...

Bin ban for e-waste

Household e-waste is banned from landfill from 1 July in a bid to encourage reuse. The State Government ban will mean big changes on what...

Burn-off blunders wasting time

 CFA has issued a strong warning after “careless” landowners failed to fully extinguish their burn-offs. Private burn-offs left unattended have been keeping CFA crews busy. Acting...

Planned burn for Dandenongs

 A planned burn is scheduled for the top of Mount Dandenong today (Thursday 23 May). “This is a highly visible and important burn that will...

Help with housing

A new social and affordable housing group is coming to Cardinia and looking for members. Applications are open to the community. The group will help to...

Pet sale shake-up

 Pet owners and businesses looking to advertise a dog, cat, puppy or kitten for sale or giveaway in Victoria will soon have to register...

No MP change here

 The status quo stands in the Yarra Ranges following the Saturday 18 May Federal Election. Liberal Casey MP Tony Smith was returned with just over...

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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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