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Proposal at Elephant Rock

One of the most unusual attractions around the Dandenong Ranges is Elephant Rock. Shaped roughly like an elephant and strategically located in a highly visible...

Vale Pastor David Keys

 David Keys was a member of Monbulk Christian Fellowship for 35 years and it’s pastor for the last 22 years so it is not...

Drivers urged to slow

 Newlyweds were the first people on the scene at a single-vehicle rollover in Olinda on Saturday 16 February. Monbulk police are urging drivers to slow...

Lodge break-in

Belgrave police are investigating a burglary at the Belgrave Masonic centre. Sergeant Paul Phillips said thieves broke into the Brae Dale Lodge between 4am and...

Car thieves strike classic

 Thieves stole a car worth $70,000 from a Gembrook motor show. Emerald Police said the orange 1967 Camaro was parked outside the Gembrook Recreation Reserve...

Car show donation

 Last year’s Monbulk Car Show raised $10,000 for the local community. Organisers presented 70 per cent of the funds to the Monbulk Fire Brigade. “I would...

No love for further duplication

 The State Government passed calls for roads funding in Coldstream back to its federal counterparts. Casey MP Tony Smith on 7 February announced $20 million...

Aid floods in

Generous benefactors are helping a devastated Menzies Creek family to get back on their feet after fire destroyed their home. Friend Tyla Smith started a...

Dig in for flower fest

 The Diggers Club’s celebration of flowers at the Cloudehill Gardens in Olinda is back. The Cloudehill Festival of Flowers will run on Saturday 2 and...

Fireballs and frantic scenes

The late Bill Snowball used an old typewriter to put down this personal recollection of the Ash Wednesday bushfires hitting Cockatoo. His niece Helen Wood...

Family escapes burning house

A family of four had a lucky escape from their burning Menzies Creek home. Police and emergency services were called to the Menzies Road address...

Solar subsidy offer

The Dandenong Ranges Renewable Energy Association is offering to chip in for an Emerald solar system. DRREA will pay a business or community group one...

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Fire season preparations ramp up

The State Government is urging Victorians to start preparing for the upcoming bushfire season, with elevated fire conditions expected over summer. Minister for Police and...

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