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Attempted murder charge following Pakenham Upper shooting

A man who was shot after allegedly threatening police with knives in Pakenham Upper has been charged with attempted murder. On Wednesday 25 March, officers...

Community newspapers under threat

Independent community newspapers may be forced to close within weeks unless the Federal Government unlocks up to $40 million in urgent funding. With a number...

Calls to camp from home

Upwards of 300,000 Australians would usually be gearing up to go camping over the Easter period, and although travel this year is a...

Isolated, but raring to go

After developing a cough and sore throat at work, nurse Tim Gray had to be tested for coronavirus, as is mandated for any healthcare...

Four cases in Cardinia

Another confirmed Covid-19 case has brought Cardinia Shire’s total to four, while neighbouring regions Casey and Yarra Ranges reach 20 and 13 cases respectively. According...

Isolation initiative

In a bid to breakdown boredom, an isolation initiative will unfold across Pakenham, but the wider community is encouraged to get involved and take...

Calls to cut council costs, freeze rates

Cardinia Shire Council and Casey Council are yet to make a decision on what action they’ll take to minimise Covid-19’s economic impact, despite increased...

Gift cards the go

In this unprecedented time of coronavirus, the community needs to be there for local businesses. In an attempt to adapt to this new and ever-evolving...

Ready to ride

Riders, young and old, have a new destination in Cockatoo to head to after the opening of a new BMX pumps track. After six years...

Works begin to remove second level crossing

Early works to remove one of Pakenham’s most congested level crossings have officially begun. Geotechnical investigations, which started in late March at Racecourse Road, will...

Gembrook Primary says goodbye to a great

Gembrook Primary School has said farewell to its much-loved crossing supervisor, Arthur Wintle. After manning the school’s crossing for the past nine years, Arthur has...

A survivor’s voice

This year marks 75 years since the liberation of the Nazi concentration camps in Poland. Holocaust survivor, Richard Rozen, shared his unique, heartbreaking, yet...

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Attempted murder charge following Pakenham Upper shooting

A man who was shot after allegedly threatening police with knives in Pakenham Upper has been charged with attempted murder. On Wednesday 25 March, officers...