MARIBYRNONG | HOBSONS BAY

WRX delivers cheap thrills

David Bonnici decided to overcome his 'rice chariot' snobbery to see what the WRX fun was all about. Being a bit of a performance-car snob who raised...

Puppy tale to wag festival

  A dog that stole the heart of a Hoppers Crossing animal rescue organisation has been immortilised in a children’s book. Author Kylie Symons (pictured with...

Williamstown’s Wicked of Oz join in the Garage Sale Trail

Wicked of Oz studios in Williamstown is among dozens of local addresses on this month’s Garage Sale Trail. The sixth annual ‘trail’ is a day...

MY PLACE

What is your connection with the Sunbury and Macedon Ranges area? I have a lifelong connection with the area. I spent my childhood at Mount...

Williamstown butcher brings home the bacon

A Williamstown butcher has brought home the bacon. Paul White of Old Style Butcher in Williamstown and Yarraville has been awarded for curing the...

New lease on life for Maribyrnong heritage gem

A hidden gem in the heart of Maribyrnong may soon become a household name. Jack’s Magazine, a former explosives magazine by the banks of the...

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...

West Projections returns to Footscray in August

People can walk the ‘light fantastic’ at Footscray next month, with the return of West Projections. Footscray will be transformed after dark over three weekends...

Award-winning Williamstown poet’s new works

Award-winning Williamstown poet Chloe Wilson has published a collection of poems, titled Not Fox Nor Axe. Ms Wilson recently won the Flash Fiction Prize at...

Shifting sands of a life in Footscray

Footscray of the 1950s and ’60s has been brought back to life in a new book published to celebrate the memory of one of...

7 things to do this weekend

From laughing out loud to classic cars and winter arts, here's seven things to do around the north west this weekend.   Cherry Laughter Club Where: Cherry...

Seddon creator Saulwick offers Permission to Speak

The complex relationship between a parent and their child has proven fertile creative fodder for the latest production by Seddon theatre creator-performer Tamara Saulwick. Chamber...

Georgia is taking part in the Victorian State Schools Spectacular

South Morang’s Georgia Moris loves to perform. The 11-year-old spends her spare time singing, acting, modelling and competing in calisthenics. She dreams of making...

Return of the Setting Sun Film Festival in 2016

The west’s grandest short film festival will continue next year. Wonders of the West, as the third Setting Sun Short Film Festival will be called,...

11 things to do around Maribyrnong/Hobsons Bay

From a custom car and motorbike show to tai chi, here's 11 things to do around Maribyrnong & Hobsons Bay Autorama on again Renegades Hot Rod...

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Illegal rubbish dumping spikes

Bin contamination and illegal rubbish dumping have spiked in Maribyrnong following COVID-19 restrictions. Maribyrnong council is advising residents not to leave home to donate goods...