Over a hundred local ladies have gathered in their finest outfits to celebrate Oaks Day, Kinglake style as the first locals began arriving just after midday, before the first Oaks Day race jumped at 12:15pm.
Gorse produces a pretty yellow flower, but it is one of Australia’s Weeds of National Significance (WoNS) and it already has a presence in Murrindindi Shire.
In preparation for what is predicted to be an above-average bushfire season, Murrindindi Shire Council has started its roadside slashing program, kicking off in the Alexandra area.
Entries close this Friday, November 10 for the sixth annual Kinglake Ranges Art Show, to be held at the Kinglake Community Centre, Cnr Extons and Whittlesea-Kinglake Road from Friday, November 24th until Sunday, November 26.
The Melbourne Cup is the race that ‘stops a nation’ but Ladies’ Oaks Day, Kinglake Style is the race-day that stops a township. On Thursday, November 9, ladies of the Kinglake Ranges and district dress in their finery for what’s now become a premier event of the Kinglake Ranges community. Started by then publicans Craig
A Glenburn Road home in Kinglake East was raided at dawn by Special Operations Group (SOG) police from Melbourne for alleged theft, a reliable source told Kinglake Ranges News.
Kinglake Lions Club update the community on the tools and equipment they have for hire by residents and community groups.
Why go and buy it if you can hire it from Kinglake Lions and support an important community group at the same time.
The Kinglake Ranges risks losing its only public bus service (route 384, formerly route 365) if the service isn’t used and high school students using the service continually fail to touch on, several Dyson’s Bus Company drivers have told Kinglake Ranges News.
“Our membership has gone down. Realistically I’ve now only got eight active firefighters to get a truck out the door.”
A home in Grandview Crescent, Kinglake was last night broken into with over $10,000 worth of jewellery and other items stolen.