Pakenham gets ready to rumble

By Russell Bennett Pakenham’s Urban Boxer gym is the tightknit, welcoming boxing community that is taking the local area by storm. And this Sunday, 12 May, from 12:30pm at Cardinia Life, it has stepped right up to host Pakenham’s first sanctioned amateur boxing tournament. Urban Boxer is the brainchild of local trainer Nathan Skeen, and […]

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Mixed bag for Warriors

All four of the Pakenham Warriors’ Big V teams travelled away from home over the weekend, with mixed results across the board. The Division 2 women faced the task of travelling to Wangaratta – something that’s never an easy feat, but the Warriors were unfazed and put on a performance that put the North East […]

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Plenty of parking spots for Pakenham

Pakenham station will soon have 500 new car parks after the Morrison government allocated $300 million to upgrade station parking across Melbourne in an effort to bust congestion. The money will go directly towards getting people off the roads and onto trains, with $15 million to increase station parking at Pakenham, Berwick, Beaconsfield and Narre […]

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A history-making signing

There’s simply no doubt about it – the Pakenham Warriors mean serious business this Big V basketball season. They’ve set their sights high throughout their various teams, and refuse to shy away from their championship aspirations. A key component of Simo Pajdic’s senior women’s side is the Warriors’ first ever female import, 6’5” American Daphnee […]

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Keep calm, stay safe: Mayor

An Emergency Warning remains in place for communities on the edge of Bunyip State Park as a massive fire rages out of control. The warning was issued for the towns of Bunyip, Bunyip North, Cornucopia, Garfield, Garfield North, Gembrook, Gentle Annie, Labertouche, Longwarry North, Maryknoll, Nar Nar Goon North, Tonimbuk, Tynong, Tynong North. A Watch […]

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Help for homeless

SJD Homes in Officer is building houses for the homeless, with a little help from their friends. Principal Simon Dunstan and his team are in the middle of a building a home in Ashwood and have plans to construct another in Pakenham next year. The projects are conducted under the auspices of the Victorian Homeless […]

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