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Archives for September 2017

Broadford woman Carolyn Furlong is missing, say Police

Police are appealing for public assistance to help locate missing Broadford woman Carolyn Furlong. Police have been told the 51-year-old left her home on The Parade to visit a friend in Broadford between 10pm and 11pm last night and has not been seen since. It is believed Carolyn is driving her white Mitsubishi Outlander, registration

Man dies after stabbing at Mernda: Police

The Herald Sun reports: “A man has died after he was stabbed in Melbourne’s northeast. “A police spokeswoman said the man, aged in his 30s, died shortly after the incident, which occurred at a house on Ramez St, Mernda at 5pm today. “She said a woman was assisting police with their inquiries. “Homicide Squad detectives

Kinglake teenager overcame dyslexia secret

Shae Wissell graduated from the Plenty Campus in 1997. As a student at Ivanhoe Grammar School, Shae loved reading and creative writing but was unknowingly struggling with dyslexia, a condition that she would not be diagnosed with for another 10 years. After graduating, Shae trained as a Speech Pathologist before completing a Master’s Degree in

Libs push for parking at Hurstbridge rail hub

A large number of commuters from Whittlesea, Nillumbik, Murrindindi and Yarra Ranges travel to the Hurstbridge rail head daily for their commute to the City and inner suburbs. Liberal politicians Cindy Mc-Leish and Wendy Lovell are keep-ing the pressure on the Andrews Labor State Government to provide adequte car parking at the terminus, after Public

Yea: Sad passing of Gayle Branch

Family members have announced this morning (Fri.) the heartbreaking news of the sad passing of Gayle Branch at Yea and District Memorial Hospital. The Branch family’s large number of friends have joined to extend condolences after Gayle’s incredible and brave fight against cancer. The Long family, at The Local Paper, joins in sending its best

Council approves subdivision at Taggerty

Crs Eric Lording (pictured) and Leigh Duscombe successfully moved last week at the Murrindindi Shire Council that a two-lot subdivision proposed at Southam Drive, Taggerty be permitted. C.J. Forbes-Bailey and S. Karimi applied for the permit for the property which is 6572 square metres in size. One lot of 2884 square metres contains the existing

Acheron permit refused by ‘Dindi Council

Murrindindi Shire Council has voted to refuse to grant a permit for an existing golf club building at Acheron to be used for weddings, functions and general events. Cr Margaret Rae (pictured) and Cr Rebecca Bowles moved that the proposal be refused for the property to be as temporary accommodation.

Ex-Councillor speaks at Murrindindi meeting

Former Murrindindi Shire Councillor Lt-Col. (Ret.) John Walsh attended last week’s meeting of Council at Yea to speak about the impacts for proposals described in the State Government Planning for Sustainable Inustries discussion paper. Also speaking in the open forum were Sam D’Agostino, in support of the Bonfire Station proposal at Acheron; and Graham Felstead,

Free dance workshops in Doreen, Mernda

The City of Whittlesea and Ausdance Victoria are combining to present ‘Come Dance With Us’ free workshops in Doreen and Mernda. Parents and bubs, as well as childfree adults, are welcome to join the 10.30am-11.30am sessions being held from October 11-November 29 at the Orchard Road Community and Early Learning Centre, cnr Orchard and Patience

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