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Police have caught the rider but are after the 2012-'13 yellow Aprilia RSV4 motorcycle believed to be involved in a separate police investigation.
Nightmares ended: night rider nabbed
A SERIAL road pest who allegedly took off from police on nine separate occasions has been caught and is facing a string of separate serious charge... Read More »
Pollution found in Eumemmerring Creek on 21 April. 138575 Picture: EPA
EPA cracks down after creek runs foul
A DANDENONG company has been issued three clean-up notices by the Environment Protection Authority Victoria after residents reported two pollution inc... Read More »
Hallam Senior College's rugby academy - with players from last year's Victorian sides pictured - is off to New South Wales to compete in the GIO Cup for schoolboys. 121430 Picture: JARROD POTTER
Hallam boys’ lucky shot at rugby elite
NOT many people would have expected Hallam Senior College to join an elite New South Wales Schoolboys rugby league competition, but through a unique s... Read More »
Old Monbulk Road residents Al and Barb say a seal won't fix the problems. 138452_01. Picture: ROB CAREW
(Mis)adventure with Trees?
AN OBJECTOR to changes envisaged in the operation of Trees Adventure in Belgrave told Yarra Ranges councillors last week that as many as two or th... Read More »
Mum Joanne Wild with Amy, 9, and Zoe, 7, holding seedlings. 138034_03
Branching out
FAMILIES across the Yarra Valley are being invited to branch out on their Mother’s Day celebrations this weekend, by taking part in a special tr... Read More »
A computer generated mock-up of what the eco cubby may look like.
Eco cubby is a goer
AFTER working with Bent Architects in Brunswick for six months, Berwick Fields Primary School got the green light for a new eco cubby multi-learni... Read More »
The development plans for two light industrial buildings proposed for sites adjoining the Majestic Theatre.
Progress puts to end silent era
AN application to build two industrial sheds next to a heritage-listed silent theatre looks likely to be given the green light at Noosa Council’s or... Read More »
Live baiting charges
GREYHOUND Racing Victoria has internally charged seven Tooradin trainers following the live baiting scandal. GRV stewards on Friday laid 33 charges ag... Read More »
Mayor’s apology to women
ALBURY mayor Kevin Mack has apologised for comments he made earlier this week suggesting that women who walked alone issued an “invitation” to be ... Read More »