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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Plague of potholes

Frustrated drivers could be waiting up to eight weeks for a patch on potholes that have opened up on the corner of Rix Road and Officer South Road, Officer. The potholes have opened up just past the roundabout at the busy intersection, which caters to dozens of trucks and buses throughout the day. Star News […]

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Cross-country custom cruise a dream come true

It’s a bucket list roadtrip of epic proportions. Later this month, Berwick Springs resident Dean Vannutini will cross the United States in his beloved hand-built 1934 Ford Coupe hot rod as part of The Hustle. Mr Vannutini designed The Hustle himself as a way to fulfil his dream of driving his own car through hot […]

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