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 more than $20,000, with tributes pouring in from the Gembrook community and surrounds. “Wholehearted condolences from our family. We were only part of the Emerald community for a couple of […]

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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 saw over 100 people gather at the York on Lilydale to celebrate both the milestone and those who received awards. Brigade Captain, Rick Ventrella, said it was a great opportunity […]

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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 saw over 100 people gather at the York on Lilydale to celebrate both the milestone and those who received awards. Brigade Captain, Rick Ventrella, said it was a great opportunity […]

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Maze entertains club champions

Croydon Little Athletics joined Yarra Ranges Athletics at Hedgend Maze for the cross country presentation day. Warm, sunny conditions allowed for maximum use of the venue by all members and their families in a fantastic end to the cross country season. After a fun relay around the grounds, athletes were awarded trophies for champions and […]

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We’re all baffled by this extremely rare golden possum, spotted in the Dandenongs.

Friends, folks, comrades, cop an eyeful of this golden possum. Look at it. Study it closely. You may never see another again, or you might, because this little golden boi actually lives in the Dandenongs. That’s right. In your backyard, while you’re sleeping at night, this golden brushtail possum could be crawling and trawling through […]

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Sewing the seeds of social justice

Sassafras Primary School students are helping to feed the hungry.On Monday 12 August students harvested their vegetable garden, and filled the cupboards at the Tecoma Food is Free with a range of nutritious veggies. Chris Saray from The Food Security Network worked with the Sassafras students to maintain the garden beds. Since early this year, […]

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Your first stop before buying a home. View the whole picture.