Car crashes into home

A woman has been arrested after a car ploughed into a Clyde North home during the early hours of Thursday, 23 January. It is understood the female driver crashed into a Moorgate Road house about 12.10am before fleeing the scene in her vehicle. “The car was located abandoned nearby a short time later, before the […]

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Mean machines take centre stage

Big rigs and hotted up cars roared into town at the Tooradin Tractor Pull and Truck Show on Saturday 18 January. Show president Allyn Reeve said the event held at Rutter Park on the South Gippsland Highway, drew large crowds. “We had about 109 trucks and about 70 cars,” he said. “The burn-outs are a […]

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‘Idiots’ run onto track

Police are looking for two hooligans who ran into the path of horses during a race at Cranbourne racecourse on Friday 17 January. Footage shows a shirtless man sporting a mullet run onto the track as horses surged at the home bend during a night race. The man, who had jumped a 1.3m fence and […]

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A carrot inspires Kerrigan’s new book

Healthy eating is at the centre of Pastor Kerrigan La-Brooy’s new children’s book, ‘Caro the talking carrot meets Wilma the worm’. Mr La-Brooy, a Senior Pastor of Gethsemane Church in Cranbourne, who was recently presented the Leadership Award at the 2019 Victorian Premiers Volunteer Champions, says his book will instil a sense of “belief and […]

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Family fun at the cricket

There were smiles all-round at Devon Meadows Cricket Club on Sunday 12 January. The club held their annual Family Day, which was presented by Paint Place Cranbourne, included face painting, raffles, a jumping castle, a colouring-in competition with winning vouchers from SportsPower Cranbourne, a fire truck display from Devon Meadows Fire Brigade, a cricket clinic, […]

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25 years on: Wins and losses in council mergers

In late 1994, just over 25 years ago, the then Kennett government forever changed the shape of local democracy in Victoria, sweeping away 210 colonial-era councils in favour of 78 new municipalities through forced mergers and appointed commissioners. On the 25th anniversary of the council sackings, ANDREW CANTWELL talked with Casey City’s longest serving councillor […]

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