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‘A big sister’ to students in need

Navigating the leap from primary school to high school can be terrifying, something that EdConnect volunteer Shirley Harsley understands better than most. Ms Harsley...

Designs revealed for crossing removals

The state government has released concept designs for two Melton level crossings as it strives to make the municipality boom gate-free by 2026 Transport Infrastructure...

Bone fragments shown to jury

Bone fragments belonging to Russell Hill and Carol Clay were discovered in remote bushland more than 18 months after they disappeared, a jury has...

CFA thanks volunteers

This National Volunteer Week (NVW) CFA is acknowledging and thanking the tens of thousands of Victorians for their unpaid contributions to their communities. This year’s...

Two children arrested following Glenroy tobacco store fires

Two children have been arrested this week following an investigation into two tobacco store fires in Glenroy earlier this month. A 17-year-old Deanside boy was...

New display details history of Bacchus Marsh

The Bacchus Marsh and District Historical Society has announced the opening of its latest wall display. Located in the Lerderderg Library, the display shows...

Unsung hero celebrated for Volunteer Week

Eight years ago, Jan Ogle saw an ad calling for new Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) members in the local newspaper. Ms Ogle says the...

Level crossing removal on track in Diggers Rest

Two dangerous level crossings will be removed in Diggers Rest, with works to get under way in the coming weeks. It is estimated that...

Melton to commemorate National Reconciliation Week

A number of events happening in Melton and Caroline Springs will commemorate National Sorry Day and National Reconciliation Week. Commencing this Sunday, May 26...

Two arrested after evade in stolen vehicle in Melbourne’s north-west

Police have arrested a St Albans teenager, and one other teen in a Keilor East cemetery, following an alleged theft of a car in...

Around the grounds

Star Weekly photographer Ljubica Vrankovic braved the elements on Sunday to capture some of the sporting action.

Penning to a pal

Students from Diggers Rest Primary School have been busy perfecting their letter writing skills, through a new pen pal initiative with the Riddell Gardens...

New paramedics graduate

New paramedics will join the ranks at Ambulance Victoria’s Hillside branch, following a graduation ceremony in Sunshine at the weekend. The graduates have joined AV’s...

Missing camper’s wife thought he was camping alone

Russell Hill’s wife believed Carol Clay was her husband’s cousin for years before it was revealed the pair were having an affair, a jury...

New group to look at the past

When Darley Neighbourhood House put out the idea of forming a family history group they were unsure what the reaction would be. Looking for ideas...

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Devils can’t complain

Things are travelling along nicely for Darley in the Ballarat Netball League. Last season’s runners-up had some changes in the off season and have gone...