MARIBYRNONG | HOBSONS BAY

Babies sought for CUTIES trial

Babies are being sought for a study to assess the effectiveness of osteopathic care in reducing crying in colicky infants. Williamstown osteopath Julie Hjorth is...

Family makes a splash

Sweeney’s Swim School in Altona has been teaching generations of families in Melbourne’s west for 57 years – with four generations of the Sweeney...

Charity event above par

Altona City Rotary Club is holding its 19th charity golf day at Kooringal Golf Club, raising money for kids with life-threatening conditions and other...

Reusables passed on

People in need will be the beneficiaries of an event where people can drop off goods they no longer want. Hobsons Bay council is this...

No secrets to lasting love

They met when he started prep school and last Thursday they celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary. Altona North's Marjorie and Barry Bennett, aged 83 and...

Newport RSL appeals for volunteers

Volunteers are being sought by the Newport RSL Sub-branch to help raise funds for this year's ANZAC Appeal. President Bob Gladysz said the sub-branch aimed...

Photos preserve memory of Altona Pier

An Altona photographer is preserving memories of Altona Pier through large-scale images, before the old wooden structure is replaced with a modern design. Detailed design...

Kmart comes to Highpoint

Highpoint Shopping Centre last week announced a Kmart will open later this year, with Target to close and David Jones to reduce in size. From...

Serial criminal a community ‘risk’

A 31-year-old man has failed to have his visa reinstated after it was cancelled over a string of crimes, including trying to set fire...

Outer Space in Newport

The Substation at Newport will host a free two-day celebration dubbed Outer Space at its Market Street arts venue and outside in Paine Reserve. The...

Kinnears towers approved

More than 400 apartments across six towers ranging from five to 15 storeys have been approved for the former Kinnears Ropeworks factory site in...

$229m ‘computer hotel’ for West Footscray

A $229 million data centre to be built in West Footscray has been applauded for creating 100 jobs and helping put the City of...

At age 106, Altona Meadows Millie Andrew gets COVID-19 vaccine

At age 106, Altona Meadows resident Mildred 'Millie' Andrew on Thursday was one of the oldest Victorians to receive the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine. The resident...

Truck curfews, lower speed flagged

More truck curfews and a 30km/h speed limit in local streets have been flagged under the Road Safety Strategy and Action Plan 2021-2030 endorsed...

Petition to save Laverton pool

A petition signed by 1123 people has called on Hobsons Bay council to reconsider its 2019 decision to close the Laverton Swim and Fitness...

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Newport RSL appeals for volunteers

Volunteers are being sought by the Newport RSL Sub-branch to help raise funds for this year's ANZAC Appeal. President Bob Gladysz said the sub-branch aimed...