Five injured on Cheltenham Road

Five people were injured when a car flipped in a two-vehicle crash on the corner of Cheltenham and Perry roads, Keysborough on the afternoon of Sunday 16 February. Emergency crews were called to the crash between a Landrover Discovery and an over-turned Toyota Camry about 3.25pm. The Camry driver, a 32-year-old Dandenong North woman, was […]

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Hearty cupper

The Queen of Hearts dropped by for a cupper at a surprise Valentine’s Day tea party at Doveton Library. The free party, with Naomi Woodward from Casey Cardinia Libraries’ youth services as the Queen, marked a Library Lovers’ Day of celebrations. Casey Cardinia Libraries chief executive Chris Buckingham said libraries offered a breadth of free […]

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No traction to fix bus-stop ghetto

Pleas to fix a “failed” bus stop interchange in central Dandenong appear to have stalled between Greater Dandenong Council and the State Government. Stockdale & Leggo director Neil Butler’s business overlooks the bus interchange ‘trouble spot’. Since its introduction in 2011, Mr Butler has seen the western end of Langhorne Street transformed from the busiest […]

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Siddle celebrates a stellar career

‘He’s given him! Peter Siddle’s got a hat-trick on his birthday’. With arms aloft in the middle of the Gabba on day one of the 2010 Ashes series, Peter Siddle created history in a moment of brilliance that will echo through the game of cricket – and now, even more so that he has safely […]

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Paris rocks basketball world

From carols at the Music Bowl to national anthems at Melbourne Arena, 15-year-old singer-songwriter Paris Marie’s career arc has been nothing short of spectacular. Paris, of Endeavour Hills, sang Advance Australia Fair in front of 10,000-plus fans at NBL side Melbourne United’s final home game on 13 February. She has been regularly invited to perform […]

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Waitangi showtime feast

A feast of Maori and Pacific Islander culture was celebrated at Dandenong Market on Sunday 9 February. The Waitangi Day event drew 34,349 visitors, who were treated to hakas, singing, bands and Kiwi foods in what the market’s general manager Jennifer Hibbs described as a “wonderful celebration of culture and ceremony”. The day’s entertainment kicked […]

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