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Putting an old playground to good use

 An old Healesville playground will soon spread smiles to underprivileged children in Sri Lanka. Rotary Club of Healesville members started dismantling the Queens Park equipment...

Thrills galore at Lilydale Air Show

The annual Lilydale Airport Air Show is on 25 November, with gates opening at 11am. Following the official opening, the flying displays will commence...

50 years of flight

Lilydale Airport was established to serve the needs of the Yarra Valley and the eastern suburbs of Melbourne and this year is celebrating...

Pledge for agribusiness boost

 A re-elected Labor State Government would tip in $10 million to grow small-scale agribusiness. Agriculture Minister Jaala Pulford joined Labor Eildon candidate Sally Brennan at...

Scouts hope to snag cash

Healesville Scout Hall will receive 2500 sausages worth of upgrades under a re-elected Labor State Government. Regional Development Minister Jaala Pulford visited the hall alongside...

Joey steps out

A koala joey has started venturing from its mum’s pouch at Healesville Sanctuary. The not-yet-name male joey was born to first-time parents Hazel and Noojee...

Discovery day at Junction library

Yarra Junction Library is holding a ‘Discover@your library’ day on 17 November from 10am to 1pm,  to show that there is more to a...

School zone safety boost

 Electronic speed signs are on the way to Woori Yallock Primary School. Northern Victoria MP Jaclyn Symes and Labor Eildon candidate Sally Brennan pushed for...

Council targets QFF

 Yarra Ranges Council will remove potential host trees for the Queensland fruit fly (QFF). Works will soon start on council land in high-risk areas to...

Care is key

 Kristyna Brown had her first baby at Healesville Hospital 25 years ago. She was living in Wesburn and it was the closest hospital. “I loved the...

NDIS a year on

It’s a year since the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) landed in the Yarra Ranges. The National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) is celebrating the milestone...

Pie high

Award winning wines are readily available in the Yarra Valley and now there is a growing list of award winning pies to match. The Big...

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Horse show a hit

The Yarra Valley Horse Show took place on 8 December under clear skies at Wesburn Park. Numerous riders throughout the region were out in force,...

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