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Six-storey building in Altona knocked back

Hobsons Bay council has refused to grant a permit for a six-storey development which would have been Altona’s tallest residential building. The tallest in Altona...

EPA creates new registration for farm tyres

The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) Victoria will require new registration for farmers using waste tyres in silage production to help reduce the risk of...

A healthy helping hand for new dads

Dads feeling the pressure of juggling work and family are being invited to join a new fitness and support program. Working Out Dads is a...

Willy fare on the horizon

The Williamstown Primary Seaside Fair is returning for another year of fundraising on Sunday, November 26. Lead organiser Lance Vinnell has worked hard to bring...

Home-start service launches in the western suburbs

Baptcare is launching Home-Start, which is a volunteer-based home visit program to help struggling families living in the western suburbs. Home-Start co-ordinator Cecelia Hagerty...

“Another kick in the guts”

Hobsons Bay council is sticking by its decision to evict the residents of Williamstown's Techno Park despite a petition with 20,000 signatures asking that...

Community Calendar

Want your event listed? Community Calendar is made available free of charge to not-for-profit organisations to keep the public informed of special events and...

Kon is Melburnian of the year

Asylum Seeker Resource Centre (ASRC) founder and chief executive Kon Karapanagiotidis OAM has been awarded Melburnian of the year by Melbourne council. Mr Karapanagiotidis’ list...

Kids in crisis: call heard

More than 200 western suburbs children at risk of family violence will be able to access counselling services in the coming year. Women’s Health West...

Cyber plan to protect business

The Victorian Chamber of Commerce and Industry has officially launched a first-of-its-kind Cyber Security and Scams Policy Position. The document outlines the steps Australia...

West Gate Tunnel Project is causing headaches for residents

Residents in the west are fed up with the increased traffic in the area due to the West Gate Tunnel Project, with residential side...

Record development in Spotswood

Work has started on the largest residential development in Spotswood’s history, a $275 million, 334-dwelling apartment and retail complex. The Suleman Group family business will own...

School speed zones resume from Monday

School speed zones set to resume from Monday, with the Department of Transport urging drivers to take extra care on the roads. Some school speed...

Petrol price review call

As petrol prices rose to a historic high of almost $1.70 a litre last week, a peak motoring lobby group is urging people to...

Council continues odour investigation

Hobsons Bay council will investigate whether a widespread odour reported in January was caused by a treatment outflow pipe and not seaweed, as claimed...

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Police focus on Elder Abuse

Police are urging Victorians, including those in Maribyrnong and Hobsons Bay, that know or suspect an older person is being abused are being urged...

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