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Excellent stage portrayal of The Lady in the Van

Based on a real incident in Bennett’s life when an old crabby, eccentric, homeless woman, Miss Mary Shepperd was given permission by Bennett to...

CARTOON: Lilydale’s traffic congestion

The promise of better traffic flow and movement through Lilydale came with the new rail bridge but as cartoonist Danny Zemp has hinted at,...

BOOK REVIEW: Biography of female entrepreneur a worthy read

Here Lilydale readers can enjoy the carefully crafted review of 'A Spanner in the Works' by Loretta Smith. A well-written biography illustrates how a...

Local road names and their history

Mount Evelyn acquired a stock of local names from the early years of European settlement. People referred to a location by the selector’s name,...

CARTOON: Winter’s arrival

Winter has well and truly arrived in the region with freezing temperatures and rainy days leaving some of soaked.

CARTOON: The election is over

This week's cartoon reflected on the Federal election, a result some may have been happy with, others not so much.

Safe exercise is the best medicine for osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis is a major cause of chronic pain, disability and activity limitation in modern Australia. According to the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare,...

Well played production at 1812

The 1812 Theatre’s May production was the American comedy Till Beth Do Us Part. A comedy touching on fast and enjoyed by the opening night...

Why Voices of Casey fell short

In the aftermath of the federal election, one of the biggest stories was the elevation of community-driven independent candidates to Parliament. 12 independent candidates were...

The history of Lillydale’s boy bushranger

Community and family historians lead interesting lives as they can readily escape the drama of the world around them and through their research travel...

High standard performance at Lilydale

Lilydale Athenaeum Theatre’s May production was Terence Rattigan’s The Deep Blue Sea. The play is about one day in the lives of Hester Collyer, her...

CARTOON: expensive insurance

Danny Zemp has this week commented on the insurance price hike expected with lots of properties now at risk of being uninsurable in the...

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Partial sale of VicRoads announced by State government

Parts of VicRoads will be sold off under a joint venture between the State Government and a consortium after Victorian Treasurer Tim Pallas and...