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Trade shop launched

Dignitaries cut the ribbon at the opening of Hazara Trade Shop in Springvale on 21 May. Co-owners Isa Zarkari and Irfan Mohammadi hosted the ceremony...

Lockdown’s lonely connections

For a writer who delves into loneliness, segregation and isolation, these Covid times definitely suit her. Pakenham poet and short-story author Penny Smits is among...

Walk in the park

Walks in the park got suddenly a lot more popular during the latest Covid lockdown. One of them was Braeside Park, a 295-hectare reserve of...

Cultivate a better world

A great Christian, Pope John XXIII, once profoundly stated that "we are not here on this earth to guard a museum, but rather to...

Rowing program afloat

St John’s Regional College in Dandenong is sticking its oar into its first-ever rowing program. Six indoor rowing machines have been delivered, thanks to a...

Playgrounds open amid shutdown

There's still a ready outlet for exercise despite the latest Covid-19 lockdown. Outdoor playgrounds, including Tatterson Park's insect themed area, outdoor exercise equipment and skate...

Buffet’s sweet outcome

A sweet-toothed buffet at Noble Park Secondary College has helped raise more than $1400 for the Cancer Council of Australia. Year 12 VCAL students organised...

Donuts special on hold

A half-price giveaway at Dandee Donuts’ stall at Dandenong Market has been postponed due to Covid restrictions. The National Donut Day special had been scheduled...

Freedom from misery

A Message of Hope should be one that anyone can rely on to raise confidence to achieve/reach what he or she wants to obtain....

PT hub life inverted

Things are not quite the same during lockdown. Just like how Noble Park photographer Vinh ‘Vinny’ Nguyen jolts normality with his colour-inverted portfolio of Dandenong...

Place-based festivals ‘out of fashion’

Virtual festivals may be the future despite a “poor” on-site turnout at City of Greater Dandenong’s rebranded sustainability festival. Forever Fest opened at Springvale Community...

Laughs beyond the label

Early-career knockbacks inspired Melbourne comedian Jude Perl’s award-winning cabaret I Have a Face. The laugh-out-loud cabaret lands at the Drum Theatre on Friday 11 June,...

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Panther legend re-signs

In an off-season that has seen a number of notable senior players depart the club, Dandenong has received a mighty boost with the great...

The footy is back!