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Civic centre contract awarded

 Yarra Ranges Council has awarded the $28.7 million contract to build its new civic centre. Councillor Jim Child told the Tuesday 27 November meeting that...

River circuit due in new year

Work on the new Yarra Glen River Circuit is due to start early in the new year. Yarra Ranges Council has finalised the concept plan...

More than just art

 Hillcrest Fire Brigade’s art competition is raising fire and emergency awareness. The contest is now in its third year and the crew announced the winners...

Eildon declares for Cindy

In a whirlwind 24 hours, Cindy McLeish was officially declared as the Member for Eildon and then elected Deputy Leader of the Victorian Liberal...

Naughty forty

 Police fined a driver $282 for exceeding 40 kilometres an hour when passing stationary emergency vehicles with flashing lights in Yering. They said the 48-year-old...

Happy birthday, honey!

 The world’s oldest helmeted honeyeater celebrated his 21st birthday at Healesville Sanctuary. Charles Henry’s keepers made him a ‘cake’ using his favourite flowers to mark...

Appeal for witnesses to fatal crash

 Police are renewing their appeal for witnesses to a fatal motorcycle crash in Healesville. Major Collision Investigation Unit Detectives believe a red Honda motorcycle was...

Your preschool needs you

Sometimes things we take for granted as ‘being there when we need them’ are not. A favourite cafe, a friendly smile and even a...

Landfill objection

 More than 60 objectors submitted a petition to Yarra Ranges Council against a Gruyere landfill. The council accepted the petition with 62 signatures at its...

Rescued by Rotary

Rotary International has an outstanding history for its charitable work and untiring efforts in the fight to eradicate polio globally. In this part of...

No plaza for Green Street

 Healesville’s Green Street won’t become home to a plaza area, based on community feedback. The Yarra Ranges Council will engage a consultant to complete a...

Secrets shadows keep

A new exhibition, The Secrets Shadows Keep, featuring the work of Healesville artist Amanda Ruck, has opened at Yering Station Art Gallery. The exhibition...

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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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