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Cranbourne ‘worst’ for petrol theft
AN INDEPENDENT fuel retailer who oversees more than 20 sites across Victoria said his two Cranbourne stores were the worst hit by petrol drive-offs. A... Read More »
Plastic peril for wildlife. 141269 Picture: Courtesy Healesville Sanctuary
One ring to fool them all
A BADGER Creek couple is appealing to locals not to include plastic milk-bottle rings in their offerings for visiting bower birds. Maureen and Bluey G... Read More »
Judi Blackwell outside the warehouse. 141394
Workers take job-loss protest to Japan
WORKERS at Nissan’s Dandenong South parts warehouse will fly to Japan in a bid to keep their jobs. Joe Doherty and his colleagues found out at 1pm o... Read More »
Rankin Division with Governor-General 
Sir Peter Cosgrove and Commanding Officer HMAS Creswell, Captain Stephen Hussey. Lea Walton is pictured in the second row, third from the right.
She’s with the Navy now
FROM Narre Warren to the Australian Navy – Lea Walton is chasing her dream. Lea, from Narre Warren South, recently graduated from the Royal Aust... Read More »
Pedestrian killed at Kooweerup
A MAN has been killed following a truck collision near Kooweerup today. Police believe the male pedestrian died at the scene as a result of the crash ... Read More »
A taxi driver was held up at knifepoint on Eastern Circuit. 141244 Picture: ERIN SOMERVILLE
Teen charged over taxi knife hold-up
A TEENAGER has faced children’s court at the weekend charged with the armed robbery of a taxi driver in Albury. The 17-year-old was arrested at a Ga... 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 »