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A Global Ballooning balloon struck powerlines last Friday. No one was injured.
Apology as balloon ride powers down
THE chief pilot of hot air ballooning company Global Ballooning has expressed regret for an incident last week where a balloon full of passengers stru... 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 »
Berwick Tennis Club has netted a nomination at the coming Victorian Tennis Awards. 95012 Picture: JARROD POTTER
Our aces up for awards
ACING their way to the top of Tennis Victoria’s honours lists are a number of south-eastern tennis clubs and players. Announced on Tuesday morning b... Read More »
Johnny Depp.
Local flew Depp dog mercy dash
LOCAL businessman and former Ansett pilot Perry Taylor is used to flying the rich and famous around the world, but a couple of weeks back he had two s... 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 »
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 »