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The Grand National Hurdle is one of three major jumps meets moved by Melbourne Racing Club from Sandown Racecourse after a decision to relocate winter races. 123797 Picture: JARROD POTTER
Races moved as Sandown takes break for track works
SANDOWN Racecourse is set to be extremely quiet this winter after Melbourne Racing Club (MRC) applied to Racing Victoria move all May-to-July race mee... Read More »
Sally Ritter-Whelan with some much-needed backpacks ready to be picked up.
Backpacks of love
SHOES, pyjamas, a blanket and a toothbrush are just some of the items thousands of children and teenagers placed in foster and emergency care don... Read More »
Police want to speak to these boys in relation to a phone theft incident at a pop-up store in Fountain Gate earlier this month.
Mobile phone theft probed
POLICE have released images of four boys they wish to speak to after a mobile phone was stolen from a pop-up kiosk at Fountain Gate earlier this month... Read More »
Another rally will be held in memory of Maddy Murphy-West this weekend, who was found dead in her Pakenham home in 2013.
Friends rally for Maddy’s son
A YEAR and a half since Maddison Murphy-West was found dead in her Pakenham home, a second rally will be held in her memory this weekend to raise ... Read More »
Sue Chamberlain and Ang Rita Sherpa. 138218_01
Our trekkers safe in Nepal
TWO Albury Wodonga residents trekking near Everest Base camp are reportedly safe and well following the 7.8 magnitude quake that devastated the Himala... Read More »
RAAF Squadron Leader, Jamie Braden and Captain Glenn Mitchell, front, with Councillor Fiona McAllister, Rohan Saric-Skewes, George Perini, Maddie Wilson and Healesville RSL commemorations officer  Bob Gannaway at this morning's Anzac Day dawn service. Picture: JESSE GRAHAM
Thousands rise early for Anzac tribute
THOUSANDS of residents have braved rainy weather this morning to attend Anzac Day dawn services around the Yarra Valley and Dandenongs. Healesville RS... Read More »
Aryana Rusmussen, 5, from Warwick will march in her first Anzac Day parade on Saturday. She is pictured at the Leslie Park Cenotaph. 138007 Picture: TERRY WEST
Bush to battle
TENS of thousands of people will march though major cities on Anzac Day but there is nothing more enduring than the legend of the region’s country s... Read More »