MARIBYRNONG | HOBSONS BAY

Community Calendar & Gig Guide – July 10, 2016

Volunteers for elderly The Multiple Sclerosis Community Visitors Scheme is seeking female volunteers to visit elderly female residents in an aged care facility in Newport. ■...

Community calendar October 18

Table football The Western Flickers Table Football Club will hold its annual major tournament – The Altona Cup – welcoming players from all over Melbourne....

My Place: Ian Brown

Footscray through and through, recent police officer of the year Ian Brown tells Benjamin Millar he is enjoying more time to explore the area...

My Place: Peter and Lola Anderson

Anyone who enjoys a visit to the urban oasis that is Yarraville’s Cruickshank Park can thank Peter and Lola Anderson for their tireless campaign...

From the archives – July 20, 2016

FROM THE ARCHIVES Star Weekly looks back through the pages of our predecessor, the Werribee Banner   40 years ago July 21, 1976 Mr B. Fabretto estate agent...

My Place: Rayna Fahey

Radical crafter Rayna Fahey has plenty of love for Braybrook, celebrating a diverse community with a lot of heart.   What is your connection with Braybrook?   I’ve...

Community Calendar & Gig Guide – July 27, 2016

COMMUNITY CALENDAR   Karen exhibition The From Within We Grow exhibition, showcasing the cultural heritage of the local Karen community, will be launched at 2pm on July...

Yarraville artist Erika Gofton on her passion for the arts

Yarraville artist Erika Gofton, part of the passionate team behind The Art Room, tells Benjamin Millar the new Footscray space offers a world of...

Seddon Festival chalks up 20 years of celebrating

The sounds of the Seddon Festival will spill through the streets this Saturday as the popular event celebrates its 20th year. Charles and Victoria streets...

My Wyndham: Louise Thompson

If you’ve had a baby at Werribee Mercy Hospital, chances are you’ve met Louise Thompson. The maternity department nurse unit manager was there when...

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  Gamers welcome Challenge the best at a free Magic: The Gathering gamers’ tournament at Sunbury library on January 20 from noon until 4pm. Create a...

Maribyrnong & Hobsons Bay Community Calendar & Gig Guide – September 21, 2016

COMMUNITY CALENDAR   Fringe in five set Melbourne Fringe brings seven raw, honest, celebratory, immersive and experimental events to Footscray Community Arts Centre, featuring 30 artists with...

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 Car boot sale Hobsons Bay Men’s Shed is holding a car boot sale and sausage sizzle from 10am-3pm on January 24. Sites $10 and free...

My Place: Heather Horrocks, Footscray

Heather Horrocks, Footscray writer, artist and community leader, has dedicated herself to revealing the true heart of the Footscray community for more than two decades....

Food Bytes with Sarah Patterson

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Bollywood dance fitness A vibrant and entertaining dance that is suitable for beginners. It gives a whole body workout while dancing to the rhythm...

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