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Petitioner still in dark

A Pakenham dog walker says he is dismayed at Cardinia Shire Council for turning down a petition to install lighting at the Don Jackson...

Aquaterro’s Australian-first

A Pakenham-based defence supplier has won an historic $35 million contract to refurbish and upgrade the Australian Defence Force’s helmets. Aquaterro, which recently moved from...

Kaye joins Cardinia Shire

Kaye Cameron has been named Cardinia Shire Council's newest councillor. The Victorian Electoral Commission confirmed Ms Cameron won Westernport Ward’s by-election, held after the passing...

Founders moving House

The family of a St Francis Xavier College founding father is disappointed a proposed change to House names will erase his legacy. Des McKenna is...

Police warn of puppy scam

Furry, four-legged friends have helped many people get through the difficulties of the past 18 months, but police are warning potential new puppy owners...

Local tragedy used in SES takeover, MP says

Gembrook MP Brad Battin has condemned the United Firefighters Union (UFU) for dragging the tragic death of a Kooweerup woman and her unborn baby...

An eye for mushrooms

Emerald’s Sibel Kruithof has been busy during Covid-19 lockdowns photographing curious looking fungi. She rediscovered her childhood interest in mushrooms last year and has...

Poem tree sprouts lockdown joy

We may all be feeling the effects of Covid fatigue setting in, but one little girl and her brothers have thought up an ingenious...

High price for Lang Lang Proving Grounds

After a year of secrecy, the sale price of the Lang Lang Proving Grounds has been revealed at $36.3 million. Vietnamese automakers VinFast purchased the...

Cabbie rapist jailed

A taxi driver has been jailed for raping his vulnerable 23-year-old passenger during a drive from Melbourne’s bayside to Pakenham. Shibu Paul, 46, was found...

White Ribbon fundraiser delayed

The Cardinia Shire Council announced that their highly anticipated White Ribbon Day fundraiser and awards ceremony would be postponed this week, due to ongoing...

Auto industry revs up post-lockdown

Almost every industry has felt the impacts of Melbourne’s recurring lockdowns in some way or another and now that restrictions have eased once again,...

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Live performance ignited once again

The on-again off-again Covid lockdowns have made life incredibly difficult for those in the music industry, but a group of local musicians ignited the...

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