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The gift of giving

People throughout the Dandenong Ranges and beyond are being invited to help put a smile on the face of children in need this Christmas. The...

McAllister steps up for second mayoral term

Ryrie Ward Councillor Fiona McAllister has been elected as Mayor of the Yarra Ranges for the second time at Council’s meeting on 17 November. Cr...

New beginnings for Grants

It’s a case of new beginnings for Grants On Sherbrooke cafe. The Kallista-based business was dealt with numerous blows in 2020. Early in the year,...

Trains back on track

Train services have resumed on the Belgrave line between Upper Ferntree Gully and Belgrave, after a tree came down on the tracks earlier. Buses may...

Women step up despite trolls

This year’s local council elections have been record-breaking when it comes to female representation. Not only did the Yarra Ranges elect its highest number of...

Driving through history

Gembrook is known for being the last stop along the iconic Puffing Billy Railway. But hidden behind the steam clouds of the historic train...

The Round-up

Milk bar robbery Police are investigating following a robbery at a Mount Evelyn milk bar last Sunday (15 November). It is alleged two offenders entered the...

Giving to children in need

A local charity is participating in a worldwide movement that supports non-for-profits by asking people to give money or time. The Storey Players works to...

Harper’s mission reaches top end

The legacy of an inspirational young boy has reached the top end of Australia, after his remarkable mission inspired a Darwin teenager to organise...

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Sportswomen needed Gembrook Cockatoo Football Netball Club are seeking women who are interested in playing an open age women's team for next year. Players of all...

Turning the pages of sporting history

About 100 years ago Monbulk won its football premiership, but the club was forced to go to court to do so. In 1919, Ferny Creek...

Full steam ahead

After being closed for 250 days, Puffing Billy will return to the tracks on Saturday 28 November as metropolitan Melbourne continues to take gradual...

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The gift of giving

People throughout the Dandenong Ranges and beyond are being invited to help put a smile on the face of children in need this Christmas. The...