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CARA the missing foal has been returned home to an anxious owner, following a massive response from members of the public. The missing foal was return...

STUDENTS from four Yarra Valley primary schools will battle it out in a speech competition, enlisting their best linguistic skills to take out the gol...

THE Yarra Valley Vietnam Veterans’ Day commemoration is being hosted this year by Upper Yarra RSL. The event, now in its 11th year, provides an oppo...

SILVAN CFA volunteers haven’t held back in celebrating the highly anticipated opening of the town’s new fire station. On an occasion that marked s...

YARRA Hills Secondary College played host to leaders form local primary schools for an anti-bulling forum last week. The Bully Stoppers project fo...

A GARAGE fire at a house in Kilsyth South is the cause for a smoke advice warning being issued for Kilsyth, Mount Dandenong, Olinda and The Basin....

Tourist News

Stephanie Lewis and Charlotte Muffatti are warming up for a mid-winter celebration of Christmas at The Cuckoo. 139814_01. Picture: ROB CAREW.
CHRISTMAS in December for visitors to the Yarra Valley and Dandenong Ranges is likely to be seafood and salad, great wines, and luscious desserts. But...

The Consort of Melbourne performed at the Classical Tracks opening earlier this year - they are performing at Healesville''s Memo Hall on Sunday, 14 June. 138071 Picture: JESSE GRAHAM
THE sound of classical music will fill halls across the Yarra Ranges through the coming months, with the council teaming up with the Melbourne Recital...

Bruce Adams with a Sprout. 135928 Picture: ROB CAREW
FORGET about the Big Banana or the Big Pineapple, the Yarra Valley now has the Big Brussels Sprout. In front of an incredible crowd of about 5000 vege...

Wedding Bells

Photos: Kim Cartmell
WEDDINGS are expensive and there is no getting around it. As a bride on a budget, I have sought out countless blogs and articles with tips for how to ...

Cameron McKenzie and his wife, Michelle, on their wedding day at Riverstone Estate. 
Picture: Mike Emmett
IT’S arguably one of the most difficult questions when it comes to a wedding – is smaller or bigger better? The question has a myriad of quest...

Amy and her husband Chris celebrated at Gum Gully Farm. Pictures: WILDBERRY STUDIO
WHEN Amy Sheridan and her husband Chris saw the old wooden chapel at Gum Gully Farm, they knew they found the perfect place to tie the knot. “It was...