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Friday flash flooding

Widespread flash flooding across Pakenham caused building damage to homes and businesses on Friday 14 January. Pakenham SES spokesman Shayne Honey said the unit had...

Tobacconist ram-raided overnight

The owners of the Pakenham Tobacco Shop woke up to a devastating scene on Monday morning after their small business was targeted by thieves...

Keep your pets safe

Police are reminding people about securing animals while driving. Laws in Victoria prohibit driving with an animal on your lap while a driver or passenger...

Thieves target cafe twice in eight days

As if the Covid situation wasn't enough to deal with, a popular Pakenham cafe is now trying to pick up the pieces after being...

Unlicensed Pakenham man facing multiple charges

A Pakenham man was charged with multiple offences after attempting to flee the scene of a collision on Wednesday 12 January. They 18-year-old was...

Australia Day by the lake

The recent Omicron wave may have put a dampener on local residents’ summer plans - but with Australia Day just around the corner, a...

Christmas decorations vandalised

It seems a couple of grinches were out and about in Pakenham’s Lakeside estate around the festive period, as colourful Christmas decorations put up...

Return To Work For Essential Workers

Given the number of COVID-19 close contacts continues to grow, Victoria’s public health team will provide more essential workers with an exemption from close...

Strong winds topple tree, blocking road

Motorists in Nar Nar Goon North were lucky to escape the path of an enormous falling tree on Wednesday afternoon, after the pine came...

Teen charged in Pakenham stabbing

A 13-year-old boy has been arrested following a stabbing in Pakenham. Police said the incident occurred outside a fast-food outlet on the Princes Highway around...

See something suspicious? Follow these directions

Police are reminding people to obtain as much information as possible when they see something suspicious. Your safety should always be your priority, though, so...

Show returns

The district is preparing to return to its traditional agricultural roots when the 2022 Parklea Pakenham Show goes ahead in March. After a cancelled show...

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No shortages at Dandenong Market

Dandenong Market continues to buck the trends with no shortage of fresh fruit and vegetables, meat and seafood that has been reported by the...