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Women on the home front

Over the centenary of Anzac, many local primary school students have participated in my Anzac Essay competition. This year I chose the topic of Women...

Train race is on track

 ‘Do you think a runner could beat Puffing Billy to Emerald Lake Park?’ In 1980, a conversation just like this between Puffing Billy volunteers led...

Shave the day

 Dr. Peter Van Orsouw is getting the snip but, it’s not what you think. The Belgrave South Veterinary Clinic veterinarian is getting luscious long locks...

We will remember

ANZAC Day is a truly significant day on the Australian calendar, and one that Ferntree Gully musician Benny Allen believes people should remember and...

Scholarship for young Ferntree Gully talent

A student at Monash University with a passion for Commerce and Law is one of 38 young Australians to be awarded a Westpac Asian...

100 years for Powelltown FNC

Powelltown Football Netball Club is in the midst of celebrating their 100 year milestone as well as the anniversaries of two successful premiership seasons...

Knocked back

Mount Evelyn residents couldn’t contain their excitement and relief when Yarra Ranges Councillors heeded their call to knock back a proposed development in Glen...

Crucifixion sculpture highlights the plight of refugees

A confronting art installation that draws parallels between Christ’s crucifixion and the treatment of asylum seekers in Australia has been erected at the front...

Decision on detention

Since November 2017 a small group of local women have congregated at the Belgrave roundabout with signs which say ‘Honk for Humanity,’ ‘Bring them...

The Streeton Roberts McCubbin Exhibition

Principal Art Gallery Sherbrooke Gallery has announced that the Streeton Roberts McCubbin Exhibition will be held Friday 3 May through to Sunday 26 May....

Government backflip on funding diabetes technology

Kalorama resident Jackson Sinclair is one of thousands of people with type 1 diabetes left disappointed after the Federal Government failed to meet its...

Pay Matinee, Not Hell

 Hellboy Starring David Harbour, Milla Jovovich and Ian McShane Rated R18+ Hellboy is an entertaining but unfocused supernatural action movie. Hellboy (David Harbour), a demon agent of the...

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Sad results for Monbulk Bowling club

Saturday Pennant. Cool, cloudy, a slight breeze, perfect for bowling. Two Monbulk sides played in Section Grand Finals, and they had all the intensity,...