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Deer culling begins in Kinglake

DEER culling will begin this month in Kinglake National Park, near Toorourrong Reservoir. Parks Victoria will remove up to 400 Sambar and Red Deer, with the culling program expected to take a year, in an...

Helpers needed

By Steph McNicol RECRUITING volunteers to love and care for animals is a top priority for Edgar’s Mission, near Lancefield. Edgar’s Mission currently provides sanctuary to more than 450 animals in need, in particular animals that...

Horse show supports breast cancer trials

With preparations well underway for the Standardbreds for Breast Cancer Trials Horse Show on September 29, members of the Standardbred Pleasure and Performance Horse Association of Victoria are hoping for more sponsors....

Popeye eyes an owner

Mitchell Shire Council is reminding residents of the importance in registering their cats and dogs, and updating details, after a small dog dubbed Popeye could not find his way home.The Chihuahua was...

Paw-fect support

By Steph McNicol A changing of the guard at Broadford Secondary College will see a new furry friend work with student wellbeing at the school. After seven years at the college, Zane...

Golden eggs

By Eden Hynninen Tamsyn Murray and her son Josh have spent a decade not just selling eggs but building a strong brand through sustainability and education.  

Lancefield riders aim for gold

By Steph McNicol Three Lancefield riders will compete alongside 300 others in a 24-hour endurance challenge for the title of the 2019 Tom Quilty Gold Cup winner. Starting at midnight on Friday,...

Pet photographer a state finalist

Lancefield resident Sarah Mounsey is a finalist in the Victorian State Photography Awards for her pet photography.Ever since she was a child Ms Mounsey has always loved horses and photography, so for...

Whittlesea winners

By Evelyn Leckie WHITTLESEA businesses are coming out on top with a dog groomer, liquor store, bakery and butcher winning excellence awards. Dog groomer and...

Wandong’s organic farm

For Holly Kendall, it was no surprise that her love of fresh produce and animals would lead her to owning her own organic farm in the rolling hills of Wandong.After taking over...