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Outgoing president Vivienne Armstrong hands the chains of office to Wal Macdonald, with members of the 2015-'16 committee. 141202_07
Rotary brings out its best
A PAST and present president of the Pakenham RSL and three Trojans of Inner Wheel were honoured at Tuesday night’s Rotary Club of Pakenham changeove... Read More »
Australia Post's latest round of cuts has raised concern at the Dandenong Letters Centre. Picture: JOSH PARRIS, PUBLIC DOMAIN
Unwanted mail on post jobs
JOBS at the Dandenong South letter sorting centre hang in the balance, with Australia Post forecasting a $500 million loss. But the situation is not a... Read More »
Charles Boase reflects on a war that is not as well recognised in Australia. 141092_01 Picture: ERIN SOMERILLE
Forgotten war
BREAKOUT QUOTE: “I wish people knew a bit more about it, it was pretty savage.” IT’S often called the forgotten war, and for veteran Cha... Read More »
The only market that welcomes you with a piper. 
141089 Picture: CREG CARRICK
Handmade goods galore
ANOTHER successful Mount Evelyn Community market was held again over the weekend. Local craftspeople, artisans, cooks and traders set up stalls wh... Read More »
Ray Edwards and Simon Edwards with plans they intend to  put in place if their tender is successful. 141115_01
Cravan park upgrade
WARBURTON Caravan Park looks set for a major transformation. Simon Edwards and his father Ray Edwards detailed their plans to Yarra Ranges Council... Read More »
Aimie Clydesdale is off to Korea to represent Australia at the World University Games. 130928 Picture: STEWART CHAMBERS
Ranger’s smart move
SWAPPING her notebook for the Australian playbook, Dandenong rising star guard Aimie Clydesdale is flying abroad to take on her next basketball assign... Read More »
Stephanie Lewis and Charlotte Muffatti are warming up for a mid-winter celebration of Christmas at The Cuckoo. 139814_01. Picture: ROB CAREW.

NOTE TO SUBS; This is a whole page feature and this is the only pic we have been able to source. Can you guys Christmas it up with some file pics or graphics please.
Festive July
CHRISTMAS in December for visitors to the Yarra Valley and Dandenong Ranges is likely to be seafood and salad, great wines, and luscious desserts. But... Read More »
Casey coach Justin Plapp has been impressed with his side's off-field approach through the first half of the season. 137845 Picture: JARROD POTTER
Scorpions turning heads as position strengthens
NEW philosophies and a stronger resolve to prepare and recover properly have gelled together Melbourne and Casey better than ever before. Under first-... Read More »