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Archives for May 2020

DIAMOND VALLEY: Life-threatening injuries

Police are investigating a collision between a car and a motorcycle in Yarrambat on Sunday afternoon (May 31). It is understood that a red 1990 Honda motorcycle was travelling south on Yan Yean Rd when it collided with a white 2018 Mercedes station wagon about 3.05pm. The motorcyclist, a 54-year-old Briar Hill man, sustained life-threatening

VIRUS: Police close parks

Parks Victoria shut off the 1000 Steps, Redwood Forest Warburton and the Alfred Nicholas Memorial Garden to the public last weekend. The 1000 Steps was closed due to social distancing concerns. Cr Jim Child of Yarra Ranges Shire was quoted on weekend radio bulletins to say that municipal rangers and Police had concerns that physical

NILLUMBIK: Kangaroo Ground-Wattle Glen Rd still closed

6.30AM TUESDAY: Kangaroo Ground-Wattle Glen Road remains closed in both directions between Kangaroo Ground-St Andrews Road and Main Hurstbridge Road following a serious collision late yesterday. Motorists should plan to detour via Eltham or through Hurstbridge and Panton Hill. The detours will add significant time to the journey. There is limited access for local traffic

WHITTLESEA: New bike station at Bundoora

Cyclists getting out and about now have access to a public bike pump and repair station has been installed at Bundoora in the City of Whittlesea. The installation has taken place at Norris Bank Reserve along the popular Darebin Creek bike trail. Bike paths are increasingly being used by both professional and recreational users, with

MURRINDINDI: Critical injuries: Thornton crash

Kinglake police are investigating after they found a man with critical injures in a car crashed into a tree in Thornton this morning (Thurs.). The officers were out on patrol when they caught a glimpse of what they believed to be a dumped car just off Taggerty-Thornton Rd, about 3km from the Goulburn Valley Hwy

OURSELVES: Local Paper print editions to resume

The Local Paper will soon return to print, following the announcement this week by Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews of a gradual return to re-opening society. Since mid-March, Victorian community life has been virtually closed, with the clear message that people should stay at home to prevent the spreading of the Coronavirus. In some areas, up

41 new jobs for ‘Dindi

The Victorian Government has agreed to fund 41 positions within the Murrindindi municipality for a period of six months, in a total investment of $1.51 million. Shire CEO Craig Lloyd said this is a welcome boost for local people and the local economy. “We were thrilled by the prospect of partnering with the Victorian Government

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