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It’s getting hot in here

In 2016 Yarra Ranges Council confirmed it would allocate up to $200,000 from federal funding to support solar heating for the Olinda Community pool....

Q&A with Santa Claus

What is something people don’t know about you? Once the hard work of delivering toys is done for the year, I take a little break...

Be grateful

 Upper Ferntree Gully’s own Mrs Claus is shining a light on gratitude this Christmas. Bernadette Dimitrov, aka Mrs Claus, just finished a Diploma of Positive...

Pedestrian dies in Ferntree Gully

A pedestrian died in Ferntree Gully after being struck by a bus. Police said the incident happened on Burwood Highway just after 7.30pm on Wednesday...

Out-of-control truck hits seven cars

A truck careered into several vehicles in Upper Ferntree Gully after its driver lost control, say police. On Tuesday 11 December about 8.20am, a truck...

Bridget gets the votes

 Bridget Vallence is officially the member for Evelyn following the 24 November State Election. The Victorian Electoral Commission (VEC) declared her the electorate’s new MP...

Festive family fun

 About 400 people celebrated the festive season on the lawns at the Montrose Town Centre on Sunday 9 December. The Montrose Carols featured entertainment from...

No space for Art of Place

 A submission By Darcy Duggan at the Yarra Ranges Council meeting on 27 November has accused Council of misusing federal funds. Mr Duggan said...

The Welsh way

The Melbourne Welsh Male Choir performs nationally and internationally and is renowned for its wide-ranging and entertaining repertoire. Now the group is headed to Mooroolbark...

Missing Mount Evelyn woman

Police are appealing for public help to find 53-year-old Merryn Austin. The Mount Evelyn woman was last seen at her Harvey Street address about 10pm...

Ranked eighth for cruelty

Yarra Ranges ranked eighth in the state for animal cruelty, according to the RSPCA. The society released 2017-’18 figures late last month that showed there...

Q&A with Federica Mastrangelo, Belgrave library’s new team leader

What is something people don’t know about you? I am originally from Italy but quite often people can’t pick up where my accent is from....

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Independent nomination for Streeton Ward Jarrad Page

Local farm-owner Jarrad Page has nominated for councillor in the Streeton Ward by-election to help share his experience in sustainable farming within the Dandenong...