Welcome to Dindi Daily – for the public holiday, Monday, January 28.
The Nicholson clan were at the Yea Cup race meeting yesterday for the memorial to life member Lyle Nicholson, who was curator for 46 years.
Lesley Porter has been presented with the Yarra Ranges Shire Citizen of the Year award by Mayor Tony Stevenson.
Murrindindi Shire Council Director Stuart McConnell has apologised to the local community for difficulties with streetworks in Grant St, Alexandra.
Murrindindi Inc is bringing back the local business awards, says chairman Mike Dalmau. The awards recognise local business excellence
Former Murrindindi CEO Margaret Abbey was named as a recipient of the Public Service Medal in the weekend’s honours.
Fire brigades from St. Andrews, Dixon’s Creek, Flowerdale, Kinglake West and Toolangi, assisted Kinglake CFA to fill a large water tank which had been deliberately emptied.
Mental health services for Kinglake region people look likely to become more freely available nearby, Murrindindi Shire CEO Craig Lloyd has announced.
Yea man, Jack Russell, has accused Murrindindi Shire Council of breaching health standards requirements at the Yea Saleyards.
Flowerdale couple Lyn and Brenton Gunter were last week recognised by Murrindindi Shire Council, ahead of the 10-year anniversary of the 2009 bushfires.
A motorcyclist was killed at Diamond Creek yesterday when when the bike veered off Ironbark Road and over an embankment
Talented local journalist Holly Tregenza has won a new job at the Shepparton Newspapers group, with a focus on the Kyabram Free Press/Tatuta Guardian region. Holly was formerly at the Alexandra Standard and Yea Chronicle.
In sport, Yea’s 204 knock on Saturday, was not enough to win against Broadford in their two-day match.
Weather. Alexandra, most cloudy, top of 32. Eltham 34, Healesville 33, Kinglake and Marysville 31, Whittlesea 33 and Yea 33.
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