MARIBYRNONG | HOBSONS BAY

Delivering some good news

When Andy Fithall began his new job he hit the ground running. Just three weeks later the world was a very different place. The Kingsville father...

Call to open Whitten Oval

Maribyrnong residents are calling on the Western Bulldogs  to open Whitten Oval to the public for exercising and dog walking during the coronavirus lockdown. Footscray...

Tune in to lockdown with guitars on loan

A charity that repairs old guitars is loaning out instruments through Hobsons Bay Libraries for residents to learn to play during the COVID-19 pandemic. Guitars...

Move to protect Altona wetlands

Moves are underway to protect one of "the most important wetlands on earth" in Altona's backyard. The sandbar next to Doug Grant Reserve and Apex...

My Place: Belle Hadiwidjaja

When the coronavirus lockdown put a freeze on Belle Hadiwidjaja’s beloved ice skating, she strapped on her rollerskates and took to the streets of...

Maribyrnong council’s new look

Maribyrnong council has three incumbents re-elected and four new councillors, in Victorian Electoral Commission provisional results released today. Current Labor mayor Sarah Carter has been...

State seat shake-up for inner west

The Altona district has been abolished and new districts of Laverton and Point Cook created in its place as part of sweeping changes to...

Hobsons Bay warned not to let guard down

Exposure sites across Maribyrnong and Hobsons Bay have grown in the past week, with multiple major supermarkets and a children's centre impacted. It comes as...

Lest we forget

Thousands of people gathered around Williamstown’s Cenotaph this morning as part of Anzac Day commemorations organised by the Newport RSL Sub-Branch. About 2,500 people from...

Western Bulldogs Community Foundation enters new partnership to help support youth in the west

The Western Bulldogs Community Foundation (WBCF) have teamed up with a public healthcare facility developer to help continue their work helping the youth in...

Police warn online sellers

Police have warned residents of a “notable increase” in thefts and assaults linked to online and social media marketplaces. Senior Sergeant Aaron Riches said police...

Last drinks at the pubs of Williamstown

It’s a waiting game for everyone, says Michael Sneddon, as he stands in his shuttered Prince Albert Hotel. The Williamstown publican also holds the lease...

Pandemic emergency centres identified

Williamstown Town Hall and the basketball stadium in Altona Meadows could be used as emergency relief centres in the event of a local COVID-19...

Amazing Grace

You could call her ’Amazing Grace’. Altona Meadows’ Grazia ’Grace’ Gammaldi on Monday received an OAM for service to the community, including volunteering as part...

‘Selfish and pathetic’: Second giant sculpture vandalised

A second giant sculpture along a popular western suburbs' trail has been cut at its base in act of "selfish and pathetic" vandalism. The kangaroo...

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Calling for more injecting rooms

A public health institute has co-released a report in support of introducing a second safe injecting room for Melbourne, with one of the report's...