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Scouting group celebrates 70

 Afternoon tea and a parade of current and former scouts will mark the 70th anniversary of Upwey Scout Group on 15 September. From their...

New playspace and skatepark facilities for Gembrook

 People in Gembrook will have access to a new playspace and skate park thanks to a funding boost from the Federal Government and Andrews...

Step to it and donate

It would take a fair effort to climb 28 flights of stairs. Now imagine doing it in full fire fighting gear and breathing apparatus. That is...

Learning with a modern twist

The Mount Lilydale Mercy College was joined by Deputy Premier and Minister for Education James Merlino today (23 August) to launch its new Mercy...

Toilet talk

The Worrell reserve toilets are set to be removed as part of construction on the Emerald Hub. Mr Barry Eadie, a resident of 40...

Crossing art to spread the road safety message

Mount Evelyn Primary School’s science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) girls have unveiled their new 3D pedestrian crossing, created to raise awareness towards road...

Students leading the way in sustainability

The Lilydale Heights Secondary College has been applauded for reducing its environmental impact through the Victorian Government’s ResourceSmart Schools Program. The College received its first-star...

Aussie author cracks the kids up

A lucky group of Yarra Hills Secondary College students were inspired by Australian author Scot Gardner on Tuesday 20 August. The young adult fiction writer,...

TRIP – the sergeant

“You’ll never hear me say accident. They are not accidents, they are collisions - something caused it to happen.” That one statement might have given...

Tribute to Trent

A community fund-raiser will support the Kennedy family following the tragic loss of much loved son and brother Trent Kennedy. The GoFundMe has already raised...

Woman and child treated after tree falls on car

Emergency services were called to Belgrave-Gembrook Road in Belgrave after a tree fell onto a car just before 9am this morning (20 August). Paramedics treated...

Firies recognised for years of service

The Mount Evelyn Fire Brigade celebrated 80 years of service to the community at its annual dinner and awards night on 10 August. The event...

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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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