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Eliza Owen, Lieutenant Sarah Eldridge and Rhyannon Dixon at the opening of The Lounge last week. 139535 Picture: JESSE GRAHAM
Special space for youth
MONTHS of hard work, elbow-grease and teamwork culminated in a special event last Friday, when the Healesville Salvation Army opened their new you... Read More »
A 16-year-old boy will face court on assault and firearm charges following an alleged pistol whipping in a Narre Warren shopping centre. 137393_04
Boy on gun assault charges
A 16-YEAR-OLD boy has been charged after an alleged pistol whipping at a Narre Warren shopping centre on Friday afternoon. His victim was allegedly st... Read More »
Steven Reid from the Emerald SES, which is in need of an infrastructure spend. Picture: ROB CAREW 139359_04
SES unit ‘in dire straits’
THE Emerald State Emergency Service (SES) unit has again been overlooked in the State Budget, despite the Victorian SES ranking it as ‘most in n... Read More »
Typical destruction in Kathmandu where a large apartment block stood in the foreground and was completely flattened to rubble.Picture: SUE CHAMBERLAIN
After the shock
SUE Chamberlain is often still left pondering how the earth didn’t shatter the day a 8.1 magnitude earthquake rocked Nepal last month. The local wom... Read More »
School of hard knocks
IT WAS meant to be a battle of the top sides, but in the end Pakenham United delivered a strict lesson to Monash University in FFV Metropolitan South ... Read More »
It was Chuck Long's iron grip that latched on to the final rebound of the match to secure Dandenong a 83-81 victory. 139532 Pictures: JARROD POTTER
Rangers sweat on last-second result
SEABL – ROUND 7 THEY don’t get any closer than this. Dandenong had to sweat out a last-term surge from the Hobart Chargers and wait to see how... Read More »
Stacey's mother Deb Waters knows that her daughter would be greatly honoured by the planting of a tree in her name.
Tree tribute to a rare soul
A MACADAMIA native has been planted to honour Tewantin’s Stacey Mowle, following her tragic passing in March last year. The simple yet moving ceremo... Read More »