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Paddy’s Kitchen calls for donations

Paddy’s kitchen has been serving the Pakenham community for almost eight years, providing about 80-100 meals every Sunday of the year. The kitchen supports local...

Farm house rejected

The rejection of a house on agricultural land in Catani has been further upheld by VCAT who agreed the proposal was ‘not an acceptable...

Organic focus at Tarago Valley

PRECEDE: In most dairy production, the male or bobby calves are slaughtered shortly after birth, with hundreds of thousands of the calves simply considered...

Kangaroos on the hop

UNDER 11 Officer is emerging as a team to watch in Under-11 Blue after the Kangaroos scored a 15-point win over second-placed Pakenham. Koby...

Prestigious Larke Medal for Langford

Dandenong Stingrays co-captain Harvey Langford was awarded the Larke Medal for the best performed player at the under-18s national championships – boys. The 18-year-old was...

Huge buzz returns to Bunyip

It was a massive day for Bunyip on Saturday as ex-AFL stars Isaac Smith, Shane Mumford and Michael Ross pulled on the red, white...

Tantalising trio of games to shape finals race

A split round in the Outer East Football Netball Premier Division leaves just three matches to be played this weekend, with each offering something...

Gulls and Cobras primed for battle

Two battle-hardened teams with a penchant for close finishes will lock horns on Saturday when Tooradin-Dalmore hosts Cora Lynn in the WGFNC Match of...

Perfect day to be an Eel

A refreshed and revitalised Pakenham Eels have bounced back to the winner’s list in spectacular style with a season-defining 18-10 win against top-of-the-table Waverley...

Creatures great and small

Horses and ponies, the great and small, were on show at the 21st annual Scottish Heritage Day at Dandenong Showgrounds on Sunday 26 May. Minnie,...

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...

St Paul’s students exemplify excellence in equestrian

The St Paul’s Anglican Grammar School Equestrian team has had a busy and successful year, finishing in 11th place out of 164 schools at...

Discover Your Dream: 60-Acre Hobby Farm Awaits

Situated just 15 minutes from Bairnsdale is 1735 Bengworden Road, Bengworden. This 60 acre hobby farm is extremely well set up to be self-sufficient...

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...

Group effort makes for a safer commute for Beaconhills students

Students walking to Beaconhills College’s Pakenham campus now have a safer commute to school, thanks to a new school crossing across the busy Toomuc...

New quarry approved in Lang Lang

Lang Lang may continue to be an epicentre of truck movements feeding raw materials to Melbourne’s insatiable construction sites after the State Government recently...

AusNet exploring option to retain Heritage lights

Cardinia council and AusNet are investigating ways to retain what is left of the original Heritage Springs light fittings, though it is still ‘unclear’...

Increasing CEO transparency

Toomuc Ward councillor Stephanie Davies has opened the door for all Cardinia councillors to attend future CEO Employment Matters Meetings. During the council meeting on...

Elusive FV offenders caught in 3-day op

Police arrested almost 70 family violence offenders in three days as part of an operation in the Southern Metro police region last week. Among...

Honora honoured with new name

Cardinia Council has officially named ‘Honora’ as the new name for Pakenham East, after a divisive discussion throughout the area about the preferred name...

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Paddy’s Kitchen calls for donations

Paddy’s kitchen has been serving the Pakenham community for almost eight years, providing about 80-100 meals every Sunday of the year. The kitchen supports local...

Farm house rejected