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Trains back on track

Train services have resumed on the Belgrave line between Upper Ferntree Gully and Belgrave, after a tree came down on the tracks earlier. Buses may...

Women step up despite trolls

This year’s local council elections have been record-breaking when it comes to female representation. Not only did the Yarra Ranges elect its highest number of...

Driving through history

Gembrook is known for being the last stop along the iconic Puffing Billy Railway. But hidden behind the steam clouds of the historic train...

The Round-up

Milk bar robbery Police are investigating following a robbery at a Mount Evelyn milk bar last Sunday (15 November). It is alleged two offenders entered the...

Giving to children in need

A local charity is participating in a worldwide movement that supports non-for-profits by asking people to give money or time. The Storey Players works to...

Harper’s mission reaches top end

The legacy of an inspirational young boy has reached the top end of Australia, after his remarkable mission inspired a Darwin teenager to organise...

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Sportswomen needed Gembrook Cockatoo Football Netball Club are seeking women who are interested in playing an open age women's team for next year. Players of all...

Turning the pages of sporting history

About 100 years ago Monbulk won its football premiership, but the club was forced to go to court to do so. In 1919, Ferny Creek...

Full steam ahead

After being closed for 250 days, Puffing Billy will return to the tracks on Saturday 28 November as metropolitan Melbourne continues to take gradual...

The Yarra Ranges pauses to remember

RSL’s across the nation paused at 11am on Wednesday 11 November to commemorate Remembrance Day, marking the 102nd anniversary of the Armistice that ended...

Casey ‘model’ for export

Ex-councillor Sam Aziz has revealed an attempt with Jim's Mowing founder Jim Penman to “take over” Yarra Ranges Council with a like-minded group of...

Get to know your local wildlife

As Nikki Rae runs her own native wildlife shelter from her Selby residence, it’s certainly not your typical hills house. Her living room, and sometimes...

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80km fight for sick kids

A Mt Evelyn man has raised $9,278.64 for the Kids with Cancer Foundation, successfully completing an 80km return marathon along the Warburton Trail on...

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