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Tasting Success

An integral part of the Yarra Valley experience is tastings, be they wine, cheese, chocolate, fruits and even ice-cream. With coffee it is more...

They shall not be forgotten

 Artwork to remember local World War I soldiers and The Memo’s layered history is now on display. Yarra Ranges Council, Healesville and District Historical Society...

Fencing the edible garden

The heart of the Yarra Valley seems like a great place to nurture the Edible Forest Garden which has been established at the Yarra...

Petition for dangerous crossing

A petition had been made to Yarra Ranges Council highlighting the dangers of Maroondah Highway and Badger Creek Road intersection. The petition which obtained 132...

Safety concerns for kids after pedestrian bridge is removed

Children in Reefton have to dodge logging trucks and cars after the McMahons creek pedestrian bridge was removed in July 2017. The ageing bridge...

Scammers hit food outlets

 Police are warning retailers to be alert to a fraud scam in the eastern suburbs. Yarra Ranges police said a group of young people were...

Cherry ripe for Christmas

 Nothing says ‘Christmas in the Yarra Valley’ quite like cherries. The plump red fruit on bright green stems will be found on fruit platters and...

Cultural heritage runs deep

 The Yarra Ranges Heritage Network has produced a Guide to Heritage in the Yarra Ranges for the community and visitors. Warburton’s historic Signs Publishing printed...

Top 10 best films of 2018

This past year featured some further triumphs in the superhero genre, a resurgence of Gothic horror, a few outstanding character dramas, some knock-out action...

Calling all artists

The Yarra Glen Art Show is a biennial exhibition that showcases the rich diversity of artistic practices across the region. Artworks include painting,...

Designed by Liam and Grace

Two young Healesville residents have put their artistic skills to good use by designing Casey MP Tony Smith’s 2018 Christmas Card. Liam and Grace Bowness,...

National win for resilience

 Dixons Creek Primary received a national award for its Wurundjeri-led fire program. The school took home the Resilient Australia National School Award for the Firestick...

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Lifelong Upper Yarra resident passes

Don Valley resident Graham William Hetherton passed away peacefully on 28 May in George Town Hospital in Tasmania, where he had recently moved to...