Two-car crash closes Black Spur

Two people have been flown to hospital following a two-car collision along the Black Spur. About 11.30am on Thursday 17 January, a Nissan Navara travelling towards Narbethong and a Toyota sedan travelling in the opposite direction collided on Maroondah Highway between Fernshaw and Dom Dom Saddle. The collision forced the sedan off the road and […]

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Warby history for sale

Moving house is difficult so spare a thought for Mr Bessell, the bootmaker of Walhalla, who moved his entire, very large, building to Warburton around 100 years ago. The building is about to enter its next phase with owner, Valda Street, planning on closing the gallery and museum she created there and selling the building. […]

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Local official makes final four

In the Vicsport 2018 Victorian Sport Awards, Healesville’s Andy McGuire has been nominated as a finalist in the Official of the Year category. He is one of three finalists from the world of triathlon and sees his efforts as just putting something back into a sport that has given him so much pleasure over many […]

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Rodeo back in the valley

The cowboys and bucking broncos are back in town with the return of the Yarra Valley Rodeo on January 19, being held this year at Yarra Glen Racecourse. Now in its fourth year this is the only rodeo in the Yarra Valley and with the funds raised going to various charities it is indeed a […]

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Balloon pilot saves the day

CFA firefighters have commended the swift action of the balloon pilot who landed his burning craft safely in Gruyere on Boxing Day. The balloon, from Go Wild Ballooning in Coldstream, took to the air around 5.30am from Wandin Park with 15 passengers and the pilot. Shortly after take-off an on-board fire forced the pilot to […]

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40 years helping Warburton

The links between Warburton and the Seventh Day Adventist Church are well recorded and one of those links, The Adcare Community Op Shop, is continuing its good work within the community. The Op Shop has made a $1000 donation to the Children’s First Foundation Australia to support the recently separated Bhutan twins, Nima and Dawa. […]

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