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Footscray: Welcome arch get the green light

Detailed designs of a new Welcome Arch celebrating the Vietnamese community’s contributions to Footscray have been unveiled. The million-dollar archway will be built as part...

Biggest boot camp in Melbourne’s west

Up to 1000 people are expected to attend the biggest boot camp in Melbourne’s west, which was spurred by high levels of stress in...

Learning leap looms for Wyndham

Talented weavers from the communities of Burma will showcase their skills as part of the Wyndham Learning Festival. The festival, to be presented by the...

Footscray synchro swim stars take on the world

Two stars of Footscray’s Golden Fish synchronised swimming club hope to make a splash on the international stage at the World Championships in Budapest...

Western Bulldogs’ Sons of the West focus on men’s health

A successful program promoting men’s health in the western suburbs is back and barking again in 2015. The Western Bulldogs’ Sons of the West program,...

Cool crafts for kids

School holidays have kept Brimbank libraries busier than ever, with a host of holiday activities to keep the children entertained … and plenty more...

Flying high over Melbourne’s west

What do Melbourne’s western suburbs look like from a bird’s eye view? Star Weekly decided to find out by flying from Williamstown to Point Cook...

East West Link: Warning of community backlash

Construction of a freeway linking Melbourne’s east and west could begin next year following the state government’s call for tenders on the western section...

More services needed for premature babies

A Werribee South mother has called for Wyndham’s maternity services to be expanded to cater for babies born between 24 and 32 weeks’ gestation. Jody...

Pier pressure for Altona units

A block of three 1960s units in Altona’s Pier Street is being sold for the first time as one lot and is expected to...

Marjorie celebrates Altona PS centenary

Altona’s Marjorie Sculley, 99, will help Altona Primary School celebrate its centenary this month. Ms Sculley – who back then was Marjorie Phair – is...

Cubbie houses instrumental in musical creativity

It was music to the ears of Spotswood Primary School pupils when they heard a professional artist would be working with them on a...

Bomb squad checking bus in Point Cook Road at Seabrook

Point Cook Road at Seabrook has reopened after the bomb squad was called in to check a bus on Thursday. Leading Senior Constable Adam West...

Ercildoune opens doors for Open House weekend

You can bank on making some memorable discoveries when the Footscray Historical Society throws open the doors of its home as part of Open...

Maidstone residents take fight to VCAT

Maidstone residents are taking their fight against a townhouse project to the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal, arguing the proposal is an overdevelopment of...

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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...