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LIFE as we know it can change overnight. On 22 August 1998, I went to sleep blissfully unaware of the tragedy I would wake to. It began with a hair-ra...

POTENTIAL roadside fire hazards will be removed in preparation for bushfire season. Grass on either side of Healesville-Kooweerup Road will be slashed...

GROUND has been broken for the development of an e-waste facility in Officer, creating jobs for the shire’s disadvantaged. The Outlook-run e-waste f...

AGEING residents from Pakenham’s northern fringe fearing isolation have called for an extension of bus route 925 due to the lack of public transport...

NAR Nar Goon Fire Brigade members thanked their Dandenong Fire Station colleagues for support in their time of need. South East Region Brigade Adminis...

A LIFE-CHANGING leadership camp has helped to inspire the next generation, with a pair of Pakenham Secondary College Year 9 students learning a series...

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TOM Papley is no stranger to grand finals involving the Bulldogs. He played in two of them as a teenager for his beloved Bunyip Bulldogs in the Ellinb...

TOMORROW night, Gembrook 20-year-old Ryan Scott will face the biggest test of his career so far – standing in goal against arguably Australia...

Videos

A BERWICK primary school student has outperformed state-wide entries to win an award for her video promoting fire safety in the home. Berwick’s Tian...

PAKENHAM’S rough reputation all but vanished up into the blue, sunny spring skies around Lakeside’s ‘musical house’ one afternoon as sweet, cl...

A CLUSTER of burglaries at Kooweerup businesses last week has sparked police concern. Most recently a pair of thieves broke into the Royal Hotel about...

Entertainment

THE Real Housewives Of Auckland, Arena (Foxtel), 8.30pm Sunday WHAT the heck? This is a franchise that seems to be travelling the globe, gaining local...

THERE is something familiarly comfortable and yet actually pretty entertaining about the third story in the Bridget Jones trilogy. Like a teddy with i...

STAR News Group has five family passes to Circus Latino to give away – just in time for the school holidays. Each pass allows two adults and two...

Rural Matters

EXTRA numbers in the vealer section last week lifted the yarding number at the Baw Baw Livestock Exchange. Demand in the vealer section saw strong com...

THERE were approximately 300 export and 360 young cattle penned representing a decrease of 60 head week-on-week at Pakenham’s Victorian Livestock Ex...

NUMBERS remained lower last week at Baw Baw Livestock Exchange and this in-turn is tended to hold prices as buyers contested to obtain necessary numbe...