Care for Bear – in the nick of time

 Vets and nurses at Australian Animal Protection Society have saved the life of a critically injured puppy abandoned in a cardboard box. The six-week-old Rottweiler dubbed ‘Bear’ had suffered “gruesome injuries” when he was found by a passer-by next to a park in Hampton Park on 9 October. “The Good Samaritan noticed the puppy in […]

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Dias stars with golden ton

DANDENONG DISTRICT CRICKET ASSOCIATION TURF 2 AND 3 REVIEW – ROUND 1 TURF 2 Entering the Dandenong District Cricket Association for the first time as an overseas captain-coach with an extensive resume, there was a certain expectation when it came to what Sandun Dias could achieve both on and off the field for a developing […]

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Bears off to bright start

It was only a small sample in an incredibly long season, but what is obvious is that both Berwick and Springvale South are going to once again be formidable cricket sides this DDCA Turf 1 season. The new-look sides went head-to-head in a Round 1 blockbuster at Arch Brown Reserve, with both clubs recruiting heavily […]

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Road paved for EV off-grid

Off-grid charging stations for electric vehicles could be part of home garages as soon as 2020. A research trial of rooftop solar-powered cabinets with battery storage suitable for homes, businesses and car parks was launched at Nissan Australia’s headquarters in Dandenong South on 10 October. The State-funded research is a partnership between Nissan, Delta Electronics […]

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Track down history’s mystery

For many, there’s mystery behind Noble Park’s well-known street and monument names. Buckley, O’Donoghue, Kirby, Wachter, James and Kerslake – they were great people with great stories, says local historian Gaye Guest. She is hosting a history walking tour, a 2-kilometre stroll that recreates the tour by the late Lyall Hayhow for Noble Park’s centenary […]

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From Afghan breads to banquets

Let’s cut to the chase. If you want to sample the full variety of Kabul Kitchen’s tandoori ovens, order the banquet. Most would know the bakery which dishes up hot naan breads through a hole-in-the-wall on Dandenong Market’s Cleeland Street wing. These breads have cult popularity, which owner Ali Haidari boasts as the best in […]

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