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Campers stumbled across burnt-out campsite, jury told

A pink handbag and wallets with missing cards were found at a fire-blackened campsite a day after Russel Hill and Carol Clay were allegedly...

Alleged stabbing at Westfield Fountain Gate

A 35-year-old woman was allegedly stabbed near the Westfield Fountain Gate bus stop at 5.20pm on Sunday 19 May. A 34-year-old Croydon man allegedly approached...

Landcare funding extended to 2026

The vital funding for landcare and their facilitators has been extended another year to 2026, pleasing local landcare groups with the assurance that they...

Top teams separate themselves from the pack

The clear frontrunners in the Ellinbank District Football League (EDFL) have all recorded comfortable wins on the weekend to create a healthy buffer on...

Hot start unsustainable for young Demons in VFL loss

A second half fadeout saw the Casey Demons blow a golden opportunity to notch consecutive wins in the VFL on Saturday, falling seven points...

‘Slick’ Eagles far too sharp for Doncaster

A slick looking Beaconsfield outfit has chalked up its fifth success of the Eastern Division One season with a commanding 10-goal win over Doncaster...

Eagles wilt but opportunity still Knox

Beaconsfield is still searching for its first win in Eastern Division One women’s football after the Eagles were outplayed by Donvale at Holm Park...

Deft touch for Davies at Drouin

DROUIN GOLF Another strong field of 132 players contested the Stableford event at Drouin Golf and Country Club on Saturday. A Grade saw great...

Lions overcome sluggish start to reel in reigning premiers

Pakenham has taken sole possession of second place on the Outer East Women’s Division One ladder after the Lions edged out reigning-premier Olinda Ferny...

Changing the perception of insects through quilting

Menzies Creek crafter Bree Thomas has been an “artsy” person for as long as she can remember. Growing up she watched her mother knit, crochet...

Decades of work on display

The hills are full of artists and creative, but there is few living today with such a pedigree as Gembrook local John Krzywokulski. The...

Snapshots of an alien time

A Covid lockdown family project unlocked a poignant ‘Rocketgirl’ adventure for Andrew Rovenko and his 4-year-old daughter Mia. Craft was one of the family’s most...

Spotlight on shelter’s unpopular pack

A ‘pity party’ is being held for a Keysborough animal shelter’s senior residents who have been in long wait for a new home. Australian Animal...

Playing for laughs – and heckles

Tom Gleeson will be bringing his comedic talents to Narre Warren for a first-time performance at Bunjil Place on Thursday 7 December. His new...

Headmasters of rock ‘n’ roll

The click, pop and hum of a PA system starting up is soon joined by the sound of guitars tuning, drumbeats and scales on...

Celebrating all things Holland

The upcoming Holland Festival, organised by the Rotary Club of Casey, will take place entirely indoors at Caribbean Gardens in Scoresby, spanning 7000sqm under...

Why attend a school open day?

March is often the month when many secondary schools roll out the welcome mat for prospective students and their parents. Open days are essentially...

Beacon of hope

In an era where mental health struggles and disabilities often go unnoticed, Seachange Care Support Services stands as a beacon of hope and assistance....

Empowering you for a brighter future

Empowering you for a brighter future. Youth Jobs Now offers pre-employment training and work experience through The Bridge Employment for people aged 16 to 24...

Treat hospitality staff with respect

Summer can be a great time for dining out, but it can be a hetic and difficult time for those working in kitchens and...

Spooktacular time at Cardinia Lakes Shopping Centre

Get ready for a spooktacular time at the upcoming Halloween event at Cardinia Lakes Shopping Centre on 31 October. Between 5pm and 8pm they’re pulling...

Celebrating 50 years of service

The Rotary Club of Kooweerup-Lang Lang has looked back on its 50-year history and has looked forward to the future. On Sunday 5 May, former...

St Patrick’s blesses with new buildings

St Patrick’s Catholic Primary School at Pakenham celebrated their two new renovated buildings with Federal Senator Jess Walsh joining in the blessing and official...

Heritage College welcome early learning centre

Officer’s Heritage College officially opened the extension to their early learning centre last week which will provide the opportunity for more local kids to...

Support child as single mother killed in Hampton Park fatal collision

A bereaved family has launched a fundraising to cover the funeral and legal expenses following the death of a single mother in the fatal...

Crime Stoppers targets ’wanted 14’

Crime Stoppers Victoria has launched a targeted blitz on Casey’s 14 ‘most wanted’ persons. CSV chief executive Stella Smith said information was sought from the...

Steady progress for elderly support

There is steady progress with the City of Casey’s commitment to creating a more age-friendly community through its delivery of the Living and Ageing...

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Top teams separate themselves from the pack

The clear frontrunners in the Ellinbank District Football League (EDFL) have all recorded comfortable wins on the weekend to create a healthy buffer on...