Pakenham drenched

Parts of Pakenham have been hit with flash flooding and Victoria Police have been forced to close a number of main roads to traffic. A warning message has been issued to Pakenham and surrounding areas by Vic Emergency who are urging people to avoid entering floodwater. “If you are in Pakenham, you are in danger,” […]

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The heart of Shepley

Tom Donnell is the beating heart of the Dandenong Cricket Club. He has amassed 7,964 runs at an average of 34, 11 centuries, 45 half-centuries, three red ball premierships (two as captain), two white ball premierships and three Team of The Year appearances in what has been a fine career. It didn’t all begin for […]

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Showtime in Lang Lang

Lang Lang’s answer to the Royal Melbourne Show continues to be met with a positive response, as more than 1000 patrons turned out to the Lang Lang Showgrounds for this year’s event. Held on Saturday 18 January, the historical Lang Lang Show, which began in 1901, continues to provide the perfect opportunity for the community […]

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Feral dogs feared

A Cockatoo family has been left shaken after their Border Collie was viciously attacked by a pack of stray dogs on Monday 13 January. Nine-year-old Grizzly was savagely attacked about 9pm, when he ran into a big bush on his owner Aukje Van Vark’s 27-acre property along with her two other Border Collie’s. A few […]

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‘Fed up’ with rising crime

The total number of criminal incidents within the Cardinia shire has increased by more than 10 percent between 2018 and 19. For the year ending 2019, more than 4890 recorded crimes occurred throughout the shire, an increase on the year before, which saw a total of 4411, according to recent crime statistics. Pakenham recorded the […]

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South Sudanese give generously

Throughout 2019 Cardinia’s South Sudanese community group organised countless activities to support those in need. The Cluster, which comprises of community leaders and service providers, was established through Cardinia Shire Council’s South Sudanese Liaison Program. The program has brought members together to support meal programs, the Cardinia Shire Christmas Hamper program, a community cultural day […]

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