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Fight cold & flu with winter ARMOUR

Winter is here and with it come the sniffles, coughs and scratchy sore throats. But what many of us don’t know is that the “cold...

Seddon Festival draws big crowds – PICTURES

SEDDON FESTIVAL PICTURE GALLERY Fun and frivolity were the order of the day as Seddon Festival spilled into the streets on Saturday. Entertainers such as Rebecca...

Ring in the New Year with Footscray fireworks

Ring in the New Year with a night of fun and fireworks at Footscray. Now in its third year, the free New Year’s Eve event...

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.

Plans brewing for western suburbs social enterprise cafe

Plans are brewing for a new cafe to help vulnerable western suburbs youth break the poverty cycle. Footscray-based Tomorrow Foundation hopes to open The Common...

Lego expo at Seaworks

A Lego expo will be held at Seaworks at Williamstown on November 7 and 8. Discover the magic of building with Lego at the Inside...

Emerge lights up Footscray’s streets

The streets of Footscray will come alive with sound and colour as Emerge in the West returns on June 4. From 1-6pm, Nicholson Street will...

Guided ‘surrealism’ walking tours for Seddon children

Children will be able to view Seddon from a different perspective on Saturday as part of two guided “surrealism” tours through the suburb. Organised by...

Maxine Beneba Clarke takes major poetry prize

The power of poetry to say a lot with a little has long attracted Yarraville writer Maxine Beneba Clarke. Fifteen years after she began playing...

West’s best up-and-coming musical talent get a ‘Push Start’

The west’s best up-and-coming musical talent will be on show this Saturday when ‘’ takes over Footscray’s Phoenix Youth Hub. SK Simeon will light up...

Peter Pan musical set for centre stage at Bacchus Marsh

Here’s to never growing up … not anytime soon. The boy who never grew old, Peter Pan, will be centre stage at Bacchus Marsh theatre...

Summer Sounds music series kicks off

The annual Summer Sounds music series kicks off on the Williamstown waterfront on Saturday. Across February, there will be free outdoor concerts around Hobsons Bay,...

Check in to Hotel Obscura

Audiences are being warned to expect the unexpected when they check into Hotel Obscura this week as part of the Festival of Live Art...

Motherhood no barrier to creativity

An eclectic collective of artists sharing the ‘motherhood’ thread are holding their first public exhibition in Footscray. Tribe for Art run a weekly playgroup focusing...

Exhibition celebrating love of architecture and men

Queer artist Eureka, aka Michael O’Hanlon, held his first exhibition as a gay man at Altona’s Joel Gallery five years ago. It was part of...

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Fires spark call for action

Hobsons Bay councillors have called for the Environment Protection Authority to act in the wake of two industrial fires in eight days, just over the...

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