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Lending a hand to orphaned lambs

There’s no denying the sight of little, fluffy, new-born lambs is adorably cute - but have you ever seen them wearing nappies? It may come...

Proud Scout leading the way

It’s been a difficult year for many, but passionate local Scout Meaghan Venables hasn’t let that get in her way as she continues to...

Racecourse Road duplication support

Cardinia Shire Council will begin advocating for Racecourse Road Pakenham to be fully duplicated. Councillor Jack Kowarzik is spearheading the council motion that hopes to...

Chef turned crop sitter jailed

A chef says he grew 351 cannabis plants at a Pakenham home to fund his mother’s thyroid cancer treatment, a court has heard. Thao Viet...

Top gongs for Garfield butcher

A Garfield butcher is celebrating three gold medal wins in the regional Sausage King awards. Country Style Meats Butcher and Smokehouse won first place for...

By the light of the silvery moon

You might have heard a few dogs howling the other night - and if you looked outside, you might have noticed why. Local photographer Reg...

A journey with friends

Women from a Pakenham friendship and social group have journeyed to meet their ‘sisters’ in Gippsland. The Women’s Friendship Café Pakenham started a little over...

Don’t dump donations

Op shops across the shire have been forced to continually collect dumped donations, despite stores being closed during the lockdown. Photos reveal donations piling up...

No spilt milk

Rather than popping into the supermarket, people in Pakenham have driven out to support a struggling Gippsland-based milk company over the weekend. Gippsland Jersey, who...

Pakenham couple “stuck” in NT

A caravanning Pakenham couple feel they are stuck in the Northern Territory after finding out they have been granted only 24 hours to travel...

Stolen saddle worth more than money

A 19-year-old girl’s car window was smashed and her special saddle stolen by thieves in the early hours of Thursday morning - and her...

More cash for community events

In an effort to bring the community together post-Covid, Cardinia Shire Council will increase the budget for the 2021-22 Community Wellbeing Support grant program...

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A century of Exell- ence

Over the past 100 years, the Berwick area has no doubt changed immensely and now a stalwart of the local community, Beryl Exell, can...

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