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OAM for Cox who shows no signs of slowing

There are few people who have given as much back to the Yarra Ranges community as veteran Walling Ward Councillor Len Cox. The enduring Councillor...

A swimming success

 A group of green crusaders shared this year’s Ken McIntosh Memorial Award on Australia Day. The Yarra Ranges Council award for the Young Environmental Achiever...

Knox Australia Day winners

Ferntree Gully Singer Andrea Cobbern was jointly awarded Citizen of the Year along with Johann Poppenbeck from Knox, as part of this year’s Knox...

Environmental enigma

Year four Patch Primary student Jasper was awarded with a certificate of recognition at this year’s Australia Day awards, recognising his strong passion for...

Grooby given recognition

Monbulk resident Belinda Grooby has been recognised for her work in creating a safe space for young people to come together and work with...

Pets and snakes don’t mix

By Mark Menze, Animal Aid CEO January has been a scorcher! While the higher temperatures can be uncomfortable for both humans and pets, summer can pose...

Police out in force for Australia Day long weekend

Victoria Police will be out in force this Australia Day long weekend, saturating holiday hot-spots, regional highways and city roads targeting speeding and distracted...

Lysterfield Lake safe to swim in

Lysterfield Lake’s water quality has improved and is now within safe levels for swimming, just in time for the long weekend. Parks Victoria confirmed on...

Funding boost for 1000 steps car park

 A $300,000 funding boost for the 1000 Steps will ensure the longevity of the iconic fitness attraction in Ferntree Gully. The Federal Member for Aston,...

Heat stirs memory of Ferny Creek fires

Yesterday marked the 22nd anniversary of the 1997 Dandenong Ranges bushfires, which killed three people and destroyed 41 homes in Ferny Creek, Kalorama and...

Pools and roundabouts

 Belgrave’s pool and roundabout are both the subjects of petitions to the Yarra Ranges Council. Councillors received the petitions at their Tuesday 22 February meeting. The...

Talking trees

Thump! Out of nowhere on a quiet and hot afternoon, a gum tree drops a large branch across Belgrave-Gembrook road in Menzies Creek, halting...

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Avengers: Endgame Rated M Character-rich, deeply touching and extraordinarily suspenseful, Avengers: Endgame is a mighty conclusion to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Five years after alien tyrant Thanos...