MARIBYRNONG | HOBSONS BAY

Littlefoot rescues Ollie’s

Out of the ashes, a tale of camaraderie has emerged. Shortly after Ollie’s Deli sandwich shop opened in Footscray, a fire broke out at its premises. Footscray Traders...

AusMumpreneur Award winner

Maribyrnong's Arpana Patel is one mother of an entrepreneur. She has been named AusMumpreneur Award winner for founding AveSol Accounting Services. The awards were held at...

5km photo comp

Young shutterbugs are being invited to photograph natural wonders in a five kilometre radius of Altona. Local photographer Ruth Schwarzenholz has started a competition for...

Hobsons Bay mobile vendors policy deferred

Hobsons Bay council has deferred its draft mobile vendors policy to its first meeting of 2022. As reported by Star Weekly, Albert Cerminara, who runs...

Maribyrnong council borrows $10m for Footscray Town Hall

Maribyrnong council will borrow $10 million to redevelop Footscray Town Hall. As reported by Star Weekly in February, the hall will undergo a redevelopment costing...

Jab campaign launched

Maribyrnong council has launched a campaign to encourage residents to get vaccinated against COVID-19. Maribyrnong has one of the lowest vaccination rates in Melbourne. Australian Department...

My Place: Emma Osborne

Footscray's Emma Osborne writes horror and fantasy fiction. They speak with Goya Dmytryshchak. Could you please tell me about your connection to the city of...

Fabric of the community

The Country Women's Association of Altona is connecting the community stitch by stitch. Treasurer Star Conliffe said the association had sent out punch needle embroidery...

Love of libraries

I can’t remember a time when I didn’t love reading. Books have been a big part of my life for so long. A constant companion....

COVID-19 eviction anger

A kinship carer says it’s “despicable“ that “homeless and extremely vulnerable“ people at Braybrook Discovery Holiday Park were forced to leave to make way...

Demand for jab grows

The Australian Islamic Centre at Newport has increased its daily vaccinations from 270 to 400 due to demand and has capacity for double that...

Police move on Altona beachgoers

An Altona mother of two young children has protested being moved on by police from Altona Beach last Thursday. Elisha Rendall was with Evie, age...

Cannabis to drop rates

Maribyrnong council is planning to become the first Australian council to grow medicinal cannabis to reduce household rates. Mayor Michael Clarke said with the rapidly...

Yarraville Tennis Club shines

Play can be extended at Yarraville Tennis Club's eight courts after 10 15-metre lighting towers were installed. Yarraville is one of the leading clubs...

Parking meters bring in $580,000

Parking meters in Hobsons Bay have collected more than half a million dollars since being switched on again. The parking meters at Nelson Place and...

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Maribyrnong council borrows $10m for Footscray Town Hall

Maribyrnong council will borrow $10 million to redevelop Footscray Town Hall. As reported by Star Weekly in February, the hall will undergo a redevelopment costing...

Love of libraries