Motorcycle club hit by thieves

Cardinia’s oldest community motorcycle club has been left devastated after thieves ransacked thousands of dollars-worth of goods from their club premises. The Kooweerup and District Motorcycle Club’s McGregor Road site is today a mess; damaged doors hang open and debris left by the hurried burglars is strewn all over the place. Club member Jo Spencer […]

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A culinary conscience

You and your friends are invited to cook up a storm – and you might just win some cash for it. Following the ‘Together We Can’ summit in 2017, where community leaders gathered to learn more about heightening family violence awareness locally, a group of trailblazers founded Party in the Kitchen. The fun, team-oriented initiative […]

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Hayden’s sure sign of success

For budding designer and high school student Hayden King, there’s a big sign that he’ll be successful in his future creative endeavours. The Year 11 Pakenham Secondary College student emerged victorious in the Gembrook Community Centre’s design competition, where students were invited to submit an original design to feature on the new community centre sign. […]

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Village’s festive day

Community members from all walks of life gathered to celebrate the annual Upper Beaconsfield Village Festival over the weekend. Founded following the devastating aftermath of the Ash Wednesday bush fires on the Upper Beaconsfield community, the Village Festival celebrates the community and is an annual tribute to the 12 firefighters who lost their lives on […]

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Emma finds her voice

Kooweerup soprano Emma Wallace will perform at the twenty-first anniversary ‘Opera in the Market’ in Melbourne’s Queen Victoria Market on March 4. The young singer, whose first professional lesson took place in Drouin butter factory when she was 10, has just entered her fourth year with Opera Scholars Australia, one of the country’s leading voice […]

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Stars and bars on show

Over 850 squeaky-clean American classic cars and trucks roared in to the quiet town of Gembrook on Sunday 17 February for the All American Car Display and Man Cave Alley. Held at the Gembrook Recreation Reserve, the event saw the footfall of around 3200 visitors according to event organiser Peter Brock, who said the continually-evolving […]

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