Ukulele melodies bring community together

“Every single person seemed to have a smile on their face.” That’s how Dan MacEoin, festival director, described the Hills Ukulele Festival which was held over the weekend. Around 500 people flocked to Emerald Primary School for the event, drawn by the promise of idyllic melodies, food and fun. Veteran uke players joined forces with […]

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Wood defies the odds

Liberal Jason Wood defied the bookies, polls and pundits to hold the seat of La Trobe in Saturday’s election, one of the state’s most marginal. Before the election TAB Sportsbet framed a market on La Trobe, with Labor’s Simon Curtis a red hot $1.45 favourite and Mr Wood $2.50. After a long and hard fought […]

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Monash backs Broadbent

Russell Broadbent has vowed to get started on delivering for the people of Monash, after being re-elected for his seventh term at Saturday’s Federal election. The veteran Liberal MP won 57.4 per cent of the two party preferred count over Labor’s Jessica O’Donnell. “I’ve got a lot of work to do because we’ve made some […]

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100 years of service honoured

There was plenty to celebrate the Lang Lang RSL Sub-branch’s recent centenary dinner. More than 150 people came together at the Lang Lang Memorial Hall on April 26th to mark the occasion. The dinner also honoured the service of out-going president Keith Brown. Guests included a large number of local descendants of former presidents, including […]

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Lakeside’s little library

There’s nothing quite like a Teddy Bears picnic to ignite the imagination of a small child, and that was plainly evident at the Dragon Park in Lakeside on Sunday. With the ongoing commitment of the Residents Committee and unswerving support from Cardinia Shire Council, the park has been developed to become a real hub of […]

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Community feels the warmth at Biggest Morning Tea

Over 100 people packed St John’s Church Hall in Upper Beaconsfield for the Woorinyan Country Women’s Association’s Biggest Morning Tea on Thursday. A door prize and a large raffle – with a sewing machine as the first prize – were only secondary attractions next to a table laden with baked goodies including the CWA’s famous […]

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