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Michael Strickland, Graham Brew and Garry Higgs, right, with Yarra Ranges mayor Maria McCarthy at the permanent drop-off site in Coldstream. 141463 Picture: JESSE GRAHAM
No-cost tip site an answer to dumpers
A PERMANENT site to drop off paints, light-bulbs and batteries in Coldstream will help to deter would-be rubbish dumpers, according to a Yarra Ranges ... Read More »
Peregian Beach is fast becoming Noosa's Silicon Beach as digi-business grows throughout the region.
Surf’s up for network connection
Good news is rolling in for residents of Peregian Beach and surrounds with works scheduled to start next year to connect about 20,000 homes in the Fai... Read More »
Big man Paul Phillips was in a menacing mood for the Pakenham Warriors on Saturday night, with the captain finishing with a near double-double.  141478 Picture: RUSSELL BENNETTT
Warriors making the cut
THE Pakenham Warriors men are a game inside the all-important top five of Big V basketball’s second division with just three games remaining before ... Read More »
Where is Casey ranked in BIG V Division 1 at the moment? That's right Matt Witherden - number one in the Watson Conference. 141074 Picture: JARROD POTTER
Look out we’re number one
TWO big wins kept the juggernaut that is Casey Cavaliers basketball rolling with the men’s side now four games clear with only three matches left in... Read More »
Sheree and Chris Psaila face being homeless with little housing available to meet Sheree's disability needs. 141479_01 Picture: ERIN SOMERVILLE
Place to call home
A YOUNG Wodonga couple with disability needs face homelessness after support agencies have been unsuccessful in helping them find a suitable home. She... Read More »
Jack Lonie - pictured playing for the Dandenong Stingrays last season - is this week's AFL Rising Star nominee. 126158 Picture: JARROD POTTER
Rapid rise for Saint Jack
HE HAS Saints fans’ tongues wagging already, a testament to Jack Lonie’s amazing talents only 12 games into a league career. Number 37 – the... Read More »
A Coroners Court has recommended care after a discharged Casey Hospital involuntary patient killed a work colleague. 141445
‘Broken’ health system blamed for death
A BEREAVED Narre Warren family has blamed a “broken” mental health system for the death of a father of two who was killed by a freshly-released ac... Read More »