The Bass budget breakdown

State Government has re-affirmed the removal of Pakenham’s four notorious level crossings under a $6.6 billion package to remove 75 crossings across Victoria in Monday’s State Budget. The crossings at Cardinia Road, McGregor Road, Racecourse Road and Main Street will all be removed by 2025. Car parks for commuters fund will see $150 million over […]

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School brings fairy tales to life

Students at John Henry Primary School in Pakenham are preparing to take centre stage for their first-ever production: The Tale Fairy. The Tale Fairy is an original play, written by John Henry Primary School staff and performed by the students. The production will take place over four special nights at the Drum Theatre in Dandenong. […]

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Body found in Pakenham

A woman’s body has been found in a house on John Street in Pakenham. Police were on scene gathering evidence and the house had been cordoned off. The victims family are being notified. The death is not being treated as suspicious.

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Driver loses control, flips

A vehicle flipped on Kooweerup-Longwarry Road in Bayles at 4.15pm. A 40-year-old man and 35-year-old woman were travelling when the vehicle they were in veered off the road. Emergency services were on scene treating the occupants of the vehicle. The female passenger was taken to hospital with minor injuries. The cause of the crash is […]

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Fatal crash in Kooweerup

A driver has died after losing control of their vehicle and crashing into a pole about 12am Friday 24 May in Kooweerup. Investigators believe the vehicle was travelling along Sybella Avenue when it rolled as a result of the impact. The victim was the sole occupant of the vehicle. They are yet to be formally […]

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Tea tradition continues

Eighty people banded together to raise just under $5000 for vital cancer research. The event was a Cancer Council’s Biggest Morning Tea held at E Gunton oval on Thursday 23 May. Event organiser Roxanne Taranto has been holding the event in Cardinia in honour of Dianne Schreuder who passed away in 2010. “My late mother […]

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