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No space for Art of Place

 A submission By Darcy Duggan at the Yarra Ranges Council meeting on 27 November has accused Council of misusing federal funds. Mr Duggan said...

The Welsh way

The Melbourne Welsh Male Choir performs nationally and internationally and is renowned for its wide-ranging and entertaining repertoire. Now the group is headed to Mooroolbark...

Missing Mount Evelyn woman

Police are appealing for public help to find 53-year-old Merryn Austin. The Mount Evelyn woman was last seen at her Harvey Street address about 10pm...

Ranked eighth for cruelty

Yarra Ranges ranked eighth in the state for animal cruelty, according to the RSPCA. The society released 2017-’18 figures late last month that showed there...

Q&A with Federica Mastrangelo, Belgrave library’s new team leader

What is something people don’t know about you? I am originally from Italy but quite often people can’t pick up where my accent is from....

Battin holds Gembrook

Gembrook MP Brad Battin has survived Labor’s state election onslaught, holding a 0.8 per cent margin over first-time candidate Michael Galea. The seat, which...

We can be heroes, just for one day

Early intervention by neighbour Jeanette Wenzel and gardener Ken Colley saved 68-year-old farmer Graeme McIlwaine’s life when he collapsed suddenly while moving cattle in...

Free festive lunch

Christmas is a time for giving, and that’s a sentiment being taken to heart by Brewtime cafe owner Eboni Bennett. Ms Bennett has...

Council push for equality

 Yarra Ranges Council is leading the way in promoting gender equality through training and development opportunities for all employees. Mayor Tony Stevenson spoke about...

Search for Travis Fidler

 Police are appealing for public help to find Travis Fidler, who might be in Ferntree Gully. Warrants have been issued for the 28-year-old’s arrest for...

Free meningococcal vaccines

Yarra Ranges residents aged 15 to 16 years are encouraged to make the most of free meningococcal vaccinations. They’re available in December and again from...

Keep calm, it’s Christmas

 Christmas can be a peak time for mental illness, warns Eastern Health. Mental health expert Tim Brewster said things like family tensions, excessive alcohol consumption,...

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Road to safety

Over two decades have passed since Peter Hall’s two teenage sons; Anthony and Travis were tragically killed in a Cockatoo car accident. From that tragedy...

Oh Christmas tree

CFA santa suprise