MARIBYRNONG | HOBSONS BAY

Open day for Footscray early-parenting support organisation Tweddle

A Footscray early-parenting support organisation will throw open its doors later this month to explain and demonstrate its services to new parents. Tweddle’s inaugural open...

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...

The Silent Anzac concert at Williamstown Town Hall

A chance discovery in the Footscray-Yarraville City Band’s storeroom has led to the creation of a concert to commemorate local soldiers who fought in...

Wine and Cheese Fest coming to Williamstown

Williamstown will this month host the third Wine and Cheese Fest at Seaworks, with more than 60 wine, cheese and gourmet food artisans there...

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...

Altona Meadows couple in 70s marry after 43 years

Altona Meadows couple Marek and Hanka Frankowski, both in their 70s, tied the knot on Sunday after 43 years together. Mr Frankowski, who also celebrated...

Christine Anu will headline Last Night of the Proms in Williamstown

Australian pop singer and actor Christine Anu has been announced as the headline act for the Last Night of the Proms in Williamstown next...

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...

18 furry fans of the Western Bulldogs

After their historic win on Saturday, the Western Bulldogs are set to play in their first AFL grand final in 55 years. Since the victory,...

Leap of faith in Footscray for Fringe Festival

A group of performers is taking a leap of faith in Footscray with a new production for the Fringe Festival. Echo Collective’s Leap, directed by...

Sleepout … not so cosy for students at a Braybrook school

Students at a Braybrook school are spreading the word about the plight of Melbourne’s homeless. Caroline Chisholm Catholic College students and staff recently spent the...

Friendly tone counts for three tech-savvy Yarraville mates

Three tech-savvy Yarraville mates are bringing true tone and character to social media with the launch of their new app. Jimmy Stojkovski (originally from Point...

Short films from Hobsons Bay chosen for festival

Short films by two Hobsons Bay filmmakers will screen at this month's international Joy House Film Festival in Sydney. Heart of a Lion, by Newport’s Tom...

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...

Willy hospital op shop celebrates 60 years

The Williamstown Hospital Opportunity Shop supplied props for Australian film The Dressmaker. It also raised $144,000 for the local hospital last year. The op shop is...

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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...