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Coronavirus count in Maribyrnong and Hobsons Bay

Twelve people in Maribyrnong and Hobsons Bay have been diagnosed with COVID-19 as the number of cases across Victoria reached 520 as at Thursday. Department...

A driveway lament for Anzac Day

Williamstown North piper Barry Stewart has played every Anzac Day since 1956. On Saturday, it will be the first time he has played in his...

Celebrating our frontline fighters

From nurses to cleaners, Western Health takes us inside Footscray and Sunshine hospitals to meet some of the staff on the frontline of the...

Urban forest plan for Hobsons Bay

Hobsons Bay’s tree coverage will be increased to 30 per cent by 2040 to meet the definition of an urban forest. The draft Hobsons Bay...

Worker tests positive at Altona North Woolworths

Woolworths has issued advice to shoppers after a worker at its Altona North supermarket in Borrack Square tested positive to COVID-19. The employee last worked...

Push to rename Gellibrand after Joan Kirner

Victoria's first and only female premier could be recognised with the renaming of the federal electorate of Gellibrand after "the west's favourite daughter". Joan Kirner,...

Cash is Reality

You may have heard the phrase: “Turnover is Vanity. Profit is Sanity. Cash is Reality”. In business this is so true. Obviously it is...

Western United sets membership goal

Western United is hoping to break through the 10,000 member barrier for the upcoming A-League season. Having increased its member base to about 7500 in...

West Gate Tunnel Project will cause major traffic disruptions this summer

A number of road disruptions due to the West Gate Tunnel Project will impact drivers travelling in the inner west this summer. From January 11...

Supporting migrants in the west with employment opportunities

The Western Bulldogs Community Foundation has just wrapped up its new Adult Employment Program, aimed at helping migrants in the west boost their employment...

Creating the next generation’s cricket super stars

Aspiring young Altona cricketers can now pick up a bat and ball and join the fully funded junior program. Altona Sports Cricket Club junior president...

Streetscape works nearing completion

Altona Beach is a great spot for families to enjoy the warmer months, but there has been great potential for the surrounding space to...

An event for yes

Yes23 is hosting ‘Fraser for Yes: Community Forum’ in Sunshine on Thursday, July 27. One of the speakers on the day will be Yorta Yorta...

Police investigating stolen car

Police are investigating a number of incidents carried out using a stolen car in Maribyrnong. It’s believed a white Honda City was stolen from a...

Face-to-face consults in decline

Many doctors have closed the book on new patients and are not providing face-to-face treatment during the COVID-19 crisis, even for unrelated medical issues. It...

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Hockey refurbishment on its way

Hobsons Bay council has awarded a $4 million contract to Fleetwood Australia for the redevelopment of the Altona Hockey Club Pavilion. In its meeting on...

Falcons continue on

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