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Gembrook crash fatal

A man has died following a fatal crash in Gembrook on Wednesday 27 May. Police investigators believe the man was travelling along Bessie Creek Road...

More time to get pools registered

The deadline for mandatory registration of privately-owned pools and spas has been extended by five months due to the impacts of coronavirus. Owners now have...

Normality returns to supermarkets

The end to altered supermarket shopping conditions due to Covid-19 is in sight, with Coles announcing the end to product restrictions this week. From tomorrow...

School funds don’t sit well with Battin

Last week’s $1.18 billion education infrastructure announcement is proven as more spin by the State Government, according to Gembrook MP Brad Battin. Mr Battin said...

Small gestures go a long way during isolation

Emerald Rotary has been working to “lift the spirits” of elderly residents during this period of isolation, by providing gifts. The rotary club recently organised...

Providing hope in the hills

Elisabeth Douma has volunteered her mornings every Friday for the past seven years at Hope in the hills Christian Church. The church, based in Tecoma,...

Recognising local volunteer firefighters

Ferntree Gully firefighter Byron Rutgers was one of almost 55,000 CFA volunteers celebrated throughout last week’s National Volunteer Week. Mr Rutgers has been a member...

Peter’s biggest challenge becomes his greatest strength

Before beginning as a volunteer at the Dandenong Ranges Emergency Relief Service (DRERS), Peter Pieklo struggled with socialising. After Peter was diagnosed with Autistic Spectrum...

Cockatoo to Canberra for a cure

Emma Mickle was hiking in New Zealand in January when a large tree branch fell on top of her, breaking 20 of her bones. The...

Staying clean and green

My Green Home and Garden Cardinia Shire Council’s new My Green Home and Garden project is Connecting Cardinia and helping residents learn more about...

Making the most of lockdown

Being out of work due to Covid-19 has allowed Helen Zee to start something that’s been on her mind for the past decade -...

Major upgrades on the way for special education

Yarra Ranges Special Developmental School will share in the State Government’s recent education infrastructure cash splash. The Mount Evelyn-based school is set to receive $10...

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Gembrook crash fatal

A man has died following a fatal crash in Gembrook on Wednesday 27 May. Police investigators believe the man was travelling along Bessie Creek Road...