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PROBE: Mayor’s squabbles over trade marks

A Melbourne suburban Mayor, Cr Lina Messina, is embroiled in a squabble over the trade mark of ‘Feminae’. The trade mark and the business name of ‘Feminae’ is registered to the Darebin Mayor, Cr Messina at a Reservoir address. Adele Barbaro, as Trustee for the Barbaro IP Trust, on October 1 last year, lodged opposition

NORTH: Honours list released

Recipients of Australia Day Honours in Melbourne’s northern suburbs have been announced: Companion (AC) in the General Divisionof the Order of Australia• Distinguished Professor Jennifer Marshall GRAVES AO, Eltham VIC 3095. For eminent service to science, particularly through leadership and research in evolutionary genetics, to international and national professional societies, for science education in schools,

MURRINDINDI: Eulogy for Carmel McCarthy

An excerpt from her eulogyProvided by Angela Finn (daughter) Carmel McCarthy, aged 90 years, passed away peacefully at Rosebank Nursing Home, Yea on January 7.Carmel, was one of the most resilient, loving, generous, compassionate and kindest people you could ever meet and anyone who met her was blessed.Carmel was born in Yea on May 3,

PENINSULA: Vale Judy Banks

Actress Judy Banks died at the age of 86 on Saturday (Jan. 22). Judy was a pioneer of Melbourne television, co-hosted a radio show on Mornington Peninsula radio, was a stage performer from the 1950s, and ran a school of television and dramatic arts/ She was a good friend of this newspaper. Judy’s showbiz credits

YAN YEAN: Applications open for Youth Council

Young people interested in representing their peers and making a difference, are invited to apply for the Yan Yean Youth Council. Applications for the 2022 Council are now open – young people across the Yan Yean electorate, ages 16-24, are invited to nominate. The Council provides young people in Yan Yean with a unique leadership

NILLUMBIK: Plenty Fire Station demolition

The site of the old Plenty Fire Station is set to be rehabilitated as public open space for the local community to enjoy. Nillumbik Shire Council will request the CFA to demolish the building and revegetate the land at 109-115 Yan Yean Rd once the Plenty Brigade compltes its move to their new fire station

WHITTLESEA: Upgrade at Mernda Adventure Park

Mernda Adventure Park, located on Mernda Village Drive, is being upgraded to include new equipment, shelters, picnic settings, a barbecue and a drinking fountain. Whittlesea Council will pay tribute to the park’s rich history by refurbishing some of the playground’s most popular equipment and restoring the park’s iconic horses. Mernda Adventure Park, including the car

MITCHELL: Changes to hours on public holiday

There are some changes to Mitchell Shire Council’s operating hours on the Australia Day Public Holiday on Wednesday, January 26. Some services will be closed or have reduced hours, while some services remain open. Kerbside Collection – no changeThere will be no change to kerbside collection services on Wednesday. Bins will be collected as per

YARRA RANGES: Showcase at Healesville

The Creative Showcase will take-over The Memo in Healesville in February,to showcase the work of 31 students from across the Yarra Ranges who persevered through the challenges of 2021 and COVID-19 to create incredible artwork across a range of different mediums and subject matter. The Creative Showcase, hosted by Yarra Ranges Council and Burrinja Cultural

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