An Emergency Victoria and DELWP message is being issued for Merton, Strathbogie, Samaria, Mansfield, Benalla, Ancona, Warrenbayne, Area . Firefighters are currently responding to multiple bushfires caused by multiple lightning strikes. (Fires have been reported at Mansfield, Longwood, Maindample, north-east of Merton, east of Woods Point, plus a building fire at Briar Hill.) Crews and
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Welcome to Dindi Daily, for Wednesday, January 30. A new exhibition, Living With Fire, will open at the Kinglake Heritage Centre this Sunday. It looks at the history of bushfires – including the 1929 and 2009 fires – since early settlement. Yea River has reverted to Muddy Creek. Environmentalist Russell Wealands said he retrieved an
Following the inspirational report last week of the wonderful donation by the Alexandra Uniting Church, the Friends of Kellock Fundraising Committee has met to review the situation and plan the program for 2019. Maurie Pawsey reports: “The up-to-date report on donations received at date of the meeting was similar to last week, as follows: Cash
The Lilydale Ambulance Station is a walk across the road from the accident scene this morning (Tues.). Emergency Victoria reports that a crew is on scene at the Maroondah Hwy-Anderson St corner where a road rescue event was reported in the 8am-9am hour.
The Local Paper is back for 2019. Our first issue – free in print, free online, will be out on Wednesday next week (Feb. 6). Readers can use the www.LocalPaper.com.au website to lodge FREE For Sale Ads, submit FREE What’s On listings, and leave News Tips (anonymously if you like). • To place a free
Len Jinnette, 95, was the recipient of an Australia Day honour from Banyule City Council on Saturday (Jan. 26). Len, formerly a motor mechanic, is a prominent Freemason, and has been involved in many charity projects over the years. One project includes collecting ring-pulls from aluminium cans, with proceeds from the recycling going towards Cottages
Welcome to Dindi Daily, for Tuesday, January 29. Kids are back at school this week, and 40 kilometre per hour speed limits will apply. Woods Point and Reefton CFA crews rushed to the Mt Gregory area on Monday night after an aircraft, reportedly the Helitak 341 water bomber, went down. The crew escaped from the
Emergency Victoria says that a Monday evening fire at Yarra Glen is regarded as safe. The fire was near the Healesville-Yarra Glen Road, near Tarrawarra.
An emergency crew tonight (Mon.) cleared a tree down at Spring Creek Rd, Fawcett, north of Alexandra. Emergency Victoria advised of the incident at 8.40pm.
Yea and District Historical Society is on a race against time to raise $300,000 to purchase the iconic Carter’s Milk Bar building for a museum. There is an April 2 deadline to pay the full purchase price for the property that operated as the Palais Cafe and milk bar in High St, most recently by