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Resilience during virus outbreak

As events are cancelled and businesses close due to Covid-19, some are trying to make the most of a difficult situation. Yarra Ranges businesses are...

Man stabbed in Cockatoo

A man has been airlifted to hospital following a stabbing in Cockatoo. It’s understood four men were involved in the incident at Boronia Crescent, just...

Coronavirus cops

500 police will be patrolling communities across Victoria and conducting spot checks on returned travellers to ensure coronavirus lockdown measures and isolation protocols are...

Historical tram retires to Mount Evelyn

An iconic 1947 W-Class tram has made its final stop in Mount Evelyn, bringing a piece of Melbourne’s rich public transport history home to...

Smoky skies ahead from Silvan planned burn

Forest Fire Management Victoria will ignite a planned burn in Silvan over the weekend in an attempt to reduce the size of potential bushfires...

Homeless fear

Gembrook residents fear their local park is becoming a hotspot for the homeless if the council does not act soon. Three residents, who did...

Tourism body gets the green light

Yarra Ranges Council will extend its partnership with Yarra Ranges Tourism, as the tourism industry continues to feel the impact of COVID-19. At their 10...

Snippets

Sherbrooke U3A Sherbrooke U3A will host an end of term lunch and guest speaker, Margaret Dumpleton, on 27 March at Upwey U3A Hall. The event...

Cigarette bandits hit Gembrook IGA twice in two days

The community of Gembrook has been left shocked and disheartened after thieves struck Gembrook IGA twice in as many nights, sledgehammering their way into...

Helping feed those in need

Numerous Bell Real Estate offices banded together to take hay and dog food to a fire-affected farmer in Omeo on 5 March. Olinda, Montrose and...

Goats on the move

Puffing Billy conducted this year’s volunteer induction on 12 March, but not all inductees had two legs. As the railway began its annual training with...

Planned burn in Kalorama

Forest Fire Management Victoria have advised smoke will be visible from the outer eastern suburbs today (Monday 16 March) and Tuesday 17 March as...

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The Round-up

Olinda youth arrest Four youths were arrested for burglary and damage in Olinda on 29 March. Police said three 15-year-old females and one 15-year-old male, all...