Cartooning at the library with Adam Wallace

Healesville Library celebrated Book Week early with a visit from award winning cartoonist and author Adam Wallace on Wednesday 14 August. About 170 students from Healesville, Chum Creek and Yarralinda Primary School’s attended to receive a cartooning workshop and grab a signed copy of one of Mr Wallace’s books. Mr Wallace is a New York […]

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Preps celebrate 100 days of school

Healesville Primary School’s preps celebrated their 100th day of school on Friday 9 August. The school marked the unique occasion with an assembly and a certificate for each Prep student to acknowledge the milestone. The school had the dress-up theme of the number 100 and the preps embraced it by dressing up as someone who […]

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Jetstream win semi-final in harsh conditions

The Yarra Glen Jetstream Football Club under 16s girls have qualified for the grand final after defeating Healesville by 5 points in their semi-final on Saturday 10 August. The players braved the snowy conditions with the help of buckets of hot water at the Olinda Ferny Creek Football Ground. Yarra Glen has now advanced straight […]

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Applauding their service

 “Australia let you down. You didn’t fail us – we failed you. You didn’t dishonour us – we dishonoured you.” Casey MP Tony Smith didn’t hold back in his speech to the annual Yarra Valley and Outer Eastern Melbourne Vietnam Veterans Day Service, held in Croydon on Sunday 11 August. “Today is a day to […]

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Bloods veterans are champions

Healesville Football Netball Club’s veterans team are the 2019 AFL Outer East premiers after defeating Gembrook-Cockatoo by 16 points on Saturday 10 August. The Bloods were supported by a strong home crowd at the Don Road Sporting Complex. Healesville finally took home the premiership cup after falling short in the grand final for the previous […]

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Shining a light on Warburton

Make the most of the final weeks of winter with Warburton’s River of Light Winter Festival on Saturday 24 August. The free community event welcomes locals to share an evening of food, lantern walks, live music and winter songs along the Yarra River. Event organiser Sam Watson said that people can expect to see a […]

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