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Premier praises school farm project

Pakenham Secondary College has turned the first sods on its Community School Farm project – and their hard work has won praise from none...

Survivor walks in hope

Kay Taylor never thought she’d be diagnosed with breast cancer. After a scare picked up by a mammogram in 2017, she went for another check...

Ambitious build approved at Officer

A 520-seat auditorium and cafe planned for Officer township could rival the Cardinia Cultural Centre as a venue for large group gatherings. Cardinia Council approved...

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...

Police launch Easter operation

Motorists are urged to take extra care on the roads this Easter break. Victoria police will be out in force over the weekend, launching...

Princes Freeway update

In time for the long-weekend and the influx of holiday-makers to the Gippsland region, the 100km/h speed limit has been restored on the Princes...

From 1000 kilometres away, Papley’s heart bleeds for Bunyip

By sports editor Russell Bennett You can take the boy out of Bunyip, but you can’t take Bunyip out of the boy. At just 22, Tom...

Highway reopens to traffic

The Princes Freeway has re-opened to traffic heading in both directions following its closure due to the Bunyip fires. However, 40kmh speed restrictions are...

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...

Local leagues shine on the big stage

By Russell Bennett Both the West Gippsland Cricket Association (WGCA) and Warragul and District Cricket Association (WDCA) have had weeks to remember in the VCCL’s...

In honour of brave bubs

Pete, Penelope, Kellie and Terrence have assembled a Pakenham team to partake in the 2019 Walk for Monash Children's Hospital event, in honour of...

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...

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Walking for body positivity

A fundraiser for a documentary which will aim to teach body positivity to kids will be held at Emerald Lake Park. The event for body...