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Reward for hero mums

Want to give your community-minded mum an extra treat this Mother’s Day? If your mum is an essential worker, volunteer or helps others in the...

Meals for the forgotten

There is such a thing as a free lunch. A Dandenong eatery The Mango Tree is giving away 300 lunch packs every Wednesday for stranded...

Knitted in isolation

Nests of woolly chooks have brought smiles to the faces of Dandenong Hospital nurses. A Dandenong craft group Crafty Connections knitted the clucky Easter hampers...

‘Call-and-collect’ comes to Market

A call-and-collect service will be introduced at Dandenong Market in response to coronavirus concerns. A trial of the service starts on Friday 1 May, enabling...

Signs of life at lunchtime

There are signs of a lunch-led recovery in Noble Park’s retail district. While many shop doors are closed due to Covid-19 restrictions, Peddler Tuckshop is...

Facing up to the times

In keeping with the coronaviral times, a Dandenong fashion retailer has unveiled a range of flamboyant face masks. Taxi Designs has launched its re-useable fashion...

Open behind closed doors

Local yoga, storytime, art, singing and dancing groups are seeking to keep connected online during the Covid-19 pandemic. Noble Park Community Centre’s doors are closed...

Tower of strength

Noble Park’s enduring community spirit is being depicted in a public mural. The streetscape artwork Roots depicts a mighty River Red Gum’s root system sprawling...

Diner ‘wings it’ in changed times

Dandenong’s centre is like a “ghost town” but diners like SWAT75 are adapting to the coronavirus crackdown. Like other restaurants and cafes, the eatery’s tables...

A world of friends

The well-travelled Bernard Vancuylenburg’s worldly interests don’t only span five languages but millennias of history. For two decades, the 76-year-old multilinguist has volunteered as an...

Toni Childs brings hits to The Drum

After an incredibly well-received 55 date national tour in 2019, legendary singer-songwriter Toni Childs is returning for a further run of shows on her...

Iconic destination inspired by lace

Alencia is a new iconic destination in the south-eastern suburbs of Melbourne, located in Dandenong South. This is Melbourne’s most stunning event venue to hold...

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SABA pioneer who dreamed big

OBITUARY YOUSEFF ‘JOE’ ABDUL GHALAINI 10.10.1935-17.6.2020 On 10 October 1935 in Beirut, a Dandenong-based pioneer of the retail industry was born. Youseff Abdul Ghalaini, who was known...