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Sunday, October 20, 2019

Archives for September 2018

Alexandra man, 44, dies after crash

An Alexandra male dirt-bike rider, 44, has died after hitting a kerb and ejected from his bike at the Grant St-Downey St  intersection in Alexandra. He was treated by paramedics in the back of the ambulance and transported to the Station St  helipad for airlift to Melbourne. Mansfield Highway Patrol officers are appealing for anyone

Remembering Russell

There will be a graveside remembrance for Russell Stacpool this Sunday (Oct. 7) from 12 Noon. It will be one year since Russell died. “There will be a esky of Coronas waiting for anyone that wants to have a drink with Russell and me at the Yea Cemetery,” says Jacky Gilbee (Stac-pool), mother of Russell.

Wandin takes Yarra Ranges Div. 1 flag

AFL Yarra Ranges Div. 1 Grand Finals. Seniors: Wandin 16.11 (107) d Woori Yallock 9.16 (70). Reserves: Mount Evelyn 10.12 (72) d Olinda-Ferny Creek 11.4 (70). Under 18. Gembrook-Cockatoo 12.7 (79) d Healesville 6.8 (44). Netball. A-Grade: Olinda-Ferny Creek 58 d Belgrave 51. B-Grade: Wandin 50 d Woori Yallock 41. C-Grade: Wandin 40 d Olinda-Ferny Creek 37. D-Grade: Wandin

Minister to visit Kinglake, Eildon

The Local Paper understands that Victorian Minister for Regional Development will make major announcements at Kinglake and Eildon in the coming week, in the lead-up to the November 24 State Election. Ms Pulford is expected to be at Kinglake on Thursday (Oct. 4), and at Eildon on Friday (Oct. 5) in a two-day visit to

Residential hotel planned for Kinglake

Murrindindi Shire Council tonight (Wed.) considered an application to develop a function centre, residential hotel, restaurant and artist retreat at Pheasant Creek. S.M. and R.A. Chapman applied to create the development at 85 National Park Rd, Pheasant Creek. The centre will accommodate up to 50 attendees, and a residential hotel for up to 15 guests

This Week’s 84-page issue: out now

The latest 84-page issue of The Local Paper is out now. Pick-up your copy at any one of 70+ outlets in the North-East. Or read free online at this link: https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpy180926z

Netball Grand Final thriller: Yea pips K’lake, 45-44

YEA secured a thrilling one-point victory against Kinglake, 45-44, to win the AFL Yarra Ranges A-Grade netball premiership on Sunday (Sept. 23) at Healesville. Yea’s C-Grade team, 30-35, came from behind at three-quarter time to win the 2018 flag against Seville, 45-39. In B-Grade, Seville were too strong for the Tigers, winning 48-34. Yarra Glen

McLeish blasts Govt. land sell-offs

Eildon MLA Cindy McLeish delivered a far-reaching summary of life in the electorate, when speaking in State Parliament last week: I am really pleased to make a contribution to the grievance debate, and I am also pleased to have such an audience. I am not sure where those on the government benches actually live, but

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