Know Your Warrandyte
Each month we will see just how well you think you know Warrandyte by asking you to identify the location based on a small section of an image in the paper.
The answer for the July 2017 is:
Q: What was discovered here in 1851?
Q :What was the name of the man who discovered it?
A: Louis John Michel
Q: What is the name of the creek where it was discovered?
A: Anderson’s Creek
Q: What is it called?
A: The Gold Memorial
Did you guess correctly?
Bricks and mortar travel agency or online? Warrandyte Travel & Cruise expert Carolyn Allen explains why the traditional travel agent is best.
In 2015, Warrandyte’s Now and Not Yet employed two young refugee men from Sri Lanka, Nigethan and Selvam, recently released from Melbourne Immigration Transit Accommodation, a detention centre in Broadmeadows.
For the last edition of the Warrandyte Diary in 2015 our wonderful newspaper serves up a special 4-page Health & Wellness lift out guide featuring local practitioners, medical intuitives, massage therapists, energy healers, life coaches and more.
There’s nothing quite like the bond between mother and daughter. But for Warrandyte duo Helen and Kirsten it’s more than just family: it’s business. The mother and daughter are the proud owners of The Joyfull Pantry, a gift hamper company that specialises in gourmet goodies and wine.
Warrandyte Football Club claimed three premierships in Division 4 of the Eastern Football League in 2015. See the Diary’s wrap up of a big day! 15-minute DVD available by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Sarah Valentine is Warrandyte’s musical pride and joy. The 22-year-old wedding singer is a regular on Warrandyte’s main street and, in recent times, a regular on hundreds of thousands of TV screens in living rooms across the country.
The Diary team heads to the auction of the rare vacant block on Keen Avenue. The 2.7 acres of untouched land is one of the few remaining allotments in Warrandyte which permits subdivision, selling for an impressive $2.03 million.
The Warrandyte Historical Society presents ‘A Cartoonist’s Insight into Living in Warrandyte,’ an inspiring and amusing presentation by Jock Macneish. The Diary captured the event and spoke to Jock and a few people of interest about his presentation.
The Diary embarked upon a musical mission to get a taste of what Warrandyte and surrounds has to offer. We had a chat to local bands The Scrimshaw Four, Sunborne, The Teskey Brothers and Selling Time to gauge their thoughts on the music scene in the eastern suburbs, as well as their own musical endeavours.
Andrew welcomes us into his fascinating workspace where he up-cycles old washing machines and dryers into top-quality fire drums! An inventive, practical and rewarding way to reduce waste.
The Diary checks out Warrandyte’s iconic annual parade down Yarra Street.
The Diary sits down with the Warrandyte Festival 2015 monarchs Cherry and Joff Manders in lead up to the biggest weekend of the year.
The Diary checks out some chooks and their owners to see what has Warrandyte buzzing about free-range chickens … and a few ducks!
The Diary is making its way to all corners of the globe, including the Middle East, Asia, the United States
Some highlights from the Great Warrandyte Cook-up event in November
The successful Fireball event in October raised thousands of dollars for the local CFA groups