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Cricket club claims top award

Knox Council has honoured the hard-working volunteers of local sporting and leisure clubs at the annual Knox Sports and Leisure Awards held on 12...

More women wanted

 Funding for mentoring is one measure being used to encourage more women into local government. Local Government Minister Adem Somyurek announced $17,000 for the Australian...

Jarrah soars to Japan conference

Next month 11-year-old Jarrah Sangster from The Patch Primary School will be attending the Asia Pacific Children's Conference in Fukuoka Japan as one of...

Cult leader Anne Hamilton-Byrne dies aged 98

Notorious cult leader Anne Hamilton-Byrne has died in a suburban Melbourne nursing home. It is understood the 98-year-old co-founder of The Family died last night...

Construction on Burrinja begins

Work has started on the $2.5 million Burrinja Cultural Centre redevelopment in Upwey. The development will see the beloved local facility get a modern facelift...

There’s been a black panther sighting in the Dandenongs

A true phenomenon, the Dandenong Ranges Panther is a rumoured big cat that roams the Dandenongs. There are videos, pictures, and of course fantastic tales...

It’s none of our business, but…

Women’s footy flashback The Upwey-Tecoma Football Netball Club shared a photo on its Facebook page from the 1940s showing a women’s football side well ahead...

Search for missing man Matthew Jarvis

 Police are appealing for public assistance to help locate missing Ferntree Gully man Matthew Jarvis The 23-year-old was last seen at his home address on...

Wet a line at Ferntree Gully’s new urban fishery

 In a Victorian first, Quarry Lake in Ferntree Gully has been stocked with hundreds of rainbow trout, Murray cod and golden perch. Over the last...

Grants for good ideas

 Every year, we at the council have the pleasure of being able to support community groups and artists across the Yarra Ranges to deliver...

Diggers Club founder awarded AM

Long before sustainable gardening was the hobby of Brunswick hipsters, Clive Blazey and his wife Penny were making a name for themselves as subversive...

Monbulk student wins national colouring competition

St. Paul’s Catholic Primary School student, Grace Gaunt was the winner of this year’s national Newspower Australia Easter Colouring Competition. A representative attended the...

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New recycling system on its way

Yarra Ranges Council will work with the State Government to roll out a new recycling system over the next few years. On 24 February, the...