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Highway crash appeal

A station wagon collided with a tree and light pole on a Burwood Highway centre median after its driver lost control, police said. Officers are...

Rape charges

A Kalorama resident is among two men charged over alleged abduction and sex assault incidents dating back 30 years. Peter Michael Komiazyk, 61, appeared in...

Missing Upwey woman

Police are appealing for public help to find Upwey woman Amanda Couch. The 47-year-old was last seen at her Darling Avenue home on 11 April. Police...

Cuppas building community

Cops and customers came together for a cuppa at the Hairy Dog. The Gembrook cafe hosted the town’s first Coffee with a Cop event on...

Three…tips for winter driving

1. VicRoads recommends drivers check their tyre pressure, lights, fog lights and battery are working before heading off on long winter drives, putting anti-freeze...

Powerful tribute

A Yarra Ranges chainsaw artist sculpted a powerful owl from the trunk of a tree in the Mount Evelyn Recreation Reserve. Rob Bast created the...

Wood to make good on pledges

 Returned La Trobe MP Jason Wood says it’s nice to again serve the people. “Every time you go to parliament you miss home, but that’s...

A tale of two alpacas

 Preschoolers packed Belgrave Library to listen to a story about alpacas playing maracas. The Wednesday 22 May event was part of National Simultaneous Storytime, which...

Kids helping kids to heal

 Silvan Primary School students helped to make teddies for orphans in Syria. The 23 students and their teachers worked with local Aussies Knitting for War...

Two state stars for disability

A Lilydale mum and a Mount Evelyn project picked up state prizes for their disability work. The Access All Terrain Program at the Mount Evelyn...

Cash for community

Several Yarra Ranges groups are welcoming grants to boost equipment and skills. The Belgrave and Seville junior football clubs, 1st Kallista Scout Group, Sherbrooke Archers,...

Charges over abduction, rape

 A Kalorama resident is among two men charged over alleged abduction and sex assault incidents dating back 30 years. On Thursday 23 May, detectives from...

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Hollywood comes to the hills

Producers, directors and notable Belgrave celebrities received the red carpet treatment at the Lantern and Light International Children’s Festival movie awards at Belgrave Cameo...

Crime on the rise

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