‘Dodgy’ donations

Pakenham businesses were targeted by a woman who allegedly urged for “donations”, following an elderly man falling victim to a hit and run incident on Tuesday. The blonde-haired woman, believed to be in her 30s, allegedly claimed to be a family friend of victim Kelvin Rees. She visited multiple businesses along Pakenham’s Main Street as […]

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Magpies storm to grand final

Warning: The Magpies are swooping. And with full head of steam, Narre Warren is ready to pounce on its next challenge. The Magpies advanced to its third straight senior football grand final, shaking off a gutsy Beaconsfield in the Premier Division preliminary final to set up another chance against the powerful Berwick on AFL Grand […]

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Council not keen on Kmart

It seems as though Cardinia Shire Council aren’t listening to the deafening screams to build a Kmart in the municipality. At this stage, Pakenham won’t be home to the popular discount department store, despite the hype surrounding a proposed complex at the vacant site in front of Cardinia Life. The complex was set to feature […]

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Hit musical set to wow audiences

A dedicated group of performers from Casey and Cardinia are putting the finishing touches to their latest huge hit Broadway production. From this Saturday, the crew from Cardinia Performing Arts Company (CPAC) will perform the musical Kinky Boots which follows the true story of a failing show company. Lee Geraghty of the CPAC says the […]

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Hand sewn labours of love

An Officer resident who has donated more than 100 hand sewn items to charity is a finalist in Melbourne’s newest art show, the Lifestyle Communities Simpson Arts Prize. Sandra Edwards, who lives at Lifestyle Officer, entered two pieces into the competition: a christening gown and a crewel footstool. The footstool gained the attention of judges […]

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The Eels make history

The Pakenham Eels Rugby League club made history last Friday night, with its under-17 girls tag team claiming the club’s first ever premiership. There were three grand finals hosted by the Pakenham Eels on E. Gunton Oval at the Cardinia Recreation Reserve. While the North West Wolves claimed the women’s Tag premiership over the Altona […]

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