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Footscray raised twins celebrate 90th birthday

Twin sisters Emma Traill and Ann Smith have celebrated their 90th birthday by sharing fond memories of growing up in Footscray. Emma Amy Elizabeth Traill...

Crime writer visits Altona Meadows library

Footscray crime writer JM Green was a western suburbs librarian for years before she was shortlisted for a Premier’s award for best unpublished manuscript. Now...

Family fun to help out Yarraville Greek School

Traditional Greek costumes and culture will be on display for all to enjoy when the Greek School at St Nicholas Greek Orthodox Parish at...

FFV: Altona City v Hoppers Crossing Reds | Gallery

Altona City lost 2-1 to Hoppers Crossing Reds in the Football Federation Victoria men’s state league 3 title race at Grange Reserve on Saturday.

Head of Gymnastics Victoria leaps at chance to visit RecWest

The head of Gymnastics Victoria has leapt back to his roots during a visit to RecWest in Braybrook. Jamie Parsons, who grew up just around...

Yarraville students learn skills for life

A new program at Yarraville Special Developmental School is helping dozens of students gain valuable life and work skills. The Growing Great Graduates career skills...

The Big Chill Block Party warms up Yarraville this Thursday

Ward off the winter blues when The Big Chill Block Party warms up Yarraville this Thursday. A hot line-up of local musicians, including Honey Bucket,...

Airing dreams of stardom

Troy Barrett is about to amp up rocking out to heavy metal in the privacy of his lounge to the next level. The Yarraville guitar...

Big West Festival back this November

The western suburbs’ contemporary arts festival is back. The 10th biennial Big West Festival will be taking over venues, cultural sites and suburban streets from...

Lady Midnight swings again

Six-piece swing band Lady Midnight will perform its third gig as part of the Live at Newport series, supporting Newport Folk Festival regulars and...

BluScray lights up Footscray

A series offering a twist on traditional Aboriginal stories is just one of the projects lighting up Footscray as part of the States of...

Footscray performer highlights country’s divisions

A Footscray performance artist will take to the stage this month to share tales of falling in and out of love with Australia. Ileini Kabalan...

Celebrate Burundian Independence Day in Footscray

Burundian culture will be in the spotlight when the African nation’s Independence Day celebrations come to Footscray next weekend. Young African rapper Fablice Manirakiza says...

Used and Reviewed: Peugot 205 GTi

By David Pike With the introduction of the 205 in 1983, Peugeot set itself the challenge of producing from scratch a small hatchback which would...

Colour and movement of the Bathukamma coming to Braybrook

Braybrook will be alive with the colours and sounds of India on Saturday as part of the annual Bathukamma Festival of Flowers. More than 2000...

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Concern as homelessness sector ‘inundated’

Homelessness workers in the northern and western suburbs say they are being “inundated” with requests for crisis accommodation. They are calling on the state government...