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Taking risks to stay warm

As Lilydale’s homeless population increases, so too does the risk of people going to extreme lengths to stay warm during winter. A fire at the...

PJ day for a good cause

Recent storms and Covid-19 lockdowns have meant primary school students have had yet another disturbed year of learning. Lilydale Primary School’s junior school council,...

Lights on for Kimberley Reserve

Kimberley Reserve in Chirnside Park is one of two outdoor sporting facilities to be submitted by Yarra Ranges Council for State government funding for...

Lilydale’s own ninja warrior

One of Lilydale’s own has taken to the small screen to compete for the title of ultimate ninja warrior in this year’s season of...

Chirnside Park CFA fundraising for upgrades

When Chirnside Park fire station was built as a satellite station to Lilydale, it wasn’t meant to double in membership size in six years....

Ambulance station coming to Lilydale

A new Lilydale ambulance station is due to start construction in July after a builder was appointed by the State government on Tuesday 22...

Kangaroo “killing field”

The Chirnside Park community is in anguish after a number of “beloved” kangaroos have been found dead, injured or decapitated at a local country...

SES controllers send SOS for new unit

Unit controllers at two local SES branches are calling for a third unit to be established in the Dandenong Ranges as emergency services struggle...

Holy Fools offer a hand

When Neal Taylor saw a need for people experiencing homelessness to be walked alongside of rather than just listened to, he started an outreach...

Risking lives to save lives

As the recovery effort gets underway in the Dandenong Ranges, Yarra Valley and urban fringe of the Yarra Ranges, SES and CFA crews will...

Six years in the making for Mount Evelyn

After six years, the planning application for an upgraded sports and community hub at Mount Evelyn Recreation Reserve was unanimously approved by Yarra Ranges...

Rolling in support

When Rolling Hills Primary School principal, Craig Bradley, put the call out to parents to help clean up the school after the storms, he...

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Yarra Valley Water launches new Community Grants Program

Yarra Valley Water has launched its new Community Grants Program to support local groups that help build thriving and sustainable communities. Grants of up to...