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Passenger pressure up

It’s no secret the shire is one of the fastest growing areas in the state with six families moving into Cardinia each day, residents...

Breadstick bandit brought to justice

A “lack of sophistication” characterised an almost year-long crime spree that spread from Pakenham to Bairnsdale, Dandenong Magistrates Court has heard. Dubbed ‘the breadstick bandit’...

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...

Hall stays at heart of community

The Officer community was put to the test this week to see if it was more than a collection of rapidly expanding housing estates...

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...

Century old hall at risk

The 100-year-old Officer Public Hall will permanently close if a new committee isn’t inducted within a week. As the hall sits on Crown land, the...

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...

Mail thief near post-humous

An ice-addict and his girlfriend have targeted scores of mailboxes in Pakenham as part of a stealing rampage. Wilfred Botin, of Malvern East, pleaded guilty...

Pakenham pets dead within days

A number of family pets living within the same residential street have fallen dead - all within two weeks. Four cats and a dog within...

Support hub opens in Cardinia

Cardinia Shire Council has officially opened an intercultural support and information centre 'The Hub' at Living Learning Pakenham. The centre was opened by Mayor Cr...

Community can’t bank on support

The Lakeside community bank in Pakenham shut its doors on Friday 31 May after directors and shareholders decided to cease operations as the future...

Wendy top volunteer

Cardinia Shire Council and community celebrated 2019 Stan Henwood Award winner, Wendy Andrews, and the amazing efforts of local volunteers at a ceremony in...

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Passenger pressure up

It’s no secret the shire is one of the fastest growing areas in the state with six families moving into Cardinia each day, residents...