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Sandown shutdown for jumpers

By ROY ASPINALL A DREAM field of top-class jumpers is set to produce a classic showdown at the $200,000 Grand National Hurdle (3900 metres) at Sportingbet Park, Sandown,...

Focus on Springvale, Dandenong, Noble Park car parking

GREATER Dandenong council will overhaul car parking in Springvale and Dandenong and monitor parking in Noble Park. Surveys last year found there was up to 100...

Noble Park level crossing fines

POLICE have fined 35 drivers for blocking the level crossing at the intersection of Douglas Street and Heatherton Road, Noble Park, following a series of road-rage...

Keysborough hoons lose their ride

A CAR  and a motorcycle were seized by police under Victoria’s hoon laws after the drivers were caught allegedly travelling about 60km/h over the speed limit...

Knife drama shuts Endeavour Hills street

POLICE cordoned off Girvan Circuit, Endeavour Hills, at 10am on Friday, June 28 when a man armed with a knife threatened to harm himself and stab...

Charges after Hallam police pursuit

A SOUTH Yarra man has been charged with conduct endangering life after a police pursuit in Hallam.  Police patrolling a Hallam Road industrial estate, following a series of...

Asylum seeker's cry for help in song

By CAMERON LUCADOU-WELLS MY name is Selva ... And I am fighting for my life. So begins Song for Selva, an ode to a Sri Lankan...

Housing plan for Doveton, Eumemmerring school sites

By ALECIA PINNER THE state government wants to rezone three former school sites in Doveton and Eumemmerring as residential areas. A total of 10.4 hectares –...

Civic centre boost for Springvale

By CAMERON LUCADOU-WELLS A BIGGER public library, a community plaza and refurbished town hall are key planks of Greater Dandenong council’s Springvale civic master plan. The plan, which...

My Voice: A moment with Marg

Gateway to the goldfields Did you know that Dandenong was once known as the gateway to the goldfields? In The Dandenong Journal’s 120th anniversary issue,...

Dandenong Market managers dumped

By CAMERON LUCADOU-WELLS DANDENONG Market’s managers were dumped last week as stallholders’ complaints about high rents and low customer numbers came to a head. Dandenong Market...

Baa saga: Sheep man counting on the high court

By CAMERON LUCADOU-WELLS SPRINGVALE refugee Vu Ho will take his expensive legal battle to keep his 16-year-old sheep Baa at his home to the High Court...

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Hardy stunner seals huge win

Narre South opener Kyle Hardy produced one of the individual performances of the DDCA season to date on Saturday, crunching a clutch century to...