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Melton mates racing to find a cure

Melton friends Maz Brown and Joe Cussen are revved up to raise funds for a cause close to their hearts. The duo, who’ve lost many...

A trek in caring territory

TERRIFIC TREK: Jillian Head is putting her best foot forward to support the work of Breast Cancer Network Australia. Ms Head, from Footscray, will take...

Avid knitters wanted: Melton council

Wanted – avid knitters. Donations of 500 knitted items are being sought from across Melton to help keep people warm this winter. Knitters are being asked...

Foodbank brightens Christmas for farmers feeling pinch

Dairy farmers feeling the pinch after enduring one of the toughest years in their industry’s history will get a break at Christmas, thanks to...

Tackling Tough Mudder for Movember fundraiser

Raising funds for men’s health was all in a day’s muddy work for Seddon’s Lauren Gunston at the weekend. Ms Gunston and her team of...

Foodbank puts the chill on hunger

A Yarraville charity has taken the next step towards putting the freeze on hunger. Foodbank Victoria has installed a new $200,000 coolroom that will be...

All aboard the world’s largest wooden tall ship

Thousands turned out to welcome the world’s largest wooden tall ship, built for sailors of all abilities, into Williamstown on Sunday. Tenacious was built in...

Blues with a street vibe in Williamstown

An eight-hour blues benefit gig to help the homeless will be held in Williamstown on Saturday, with all proceeds going to the Anonymous X charity. Greg...

Footscray designer Iva Pfeiffer raises funds for refugee charity

The auction of a clothing collection inspired by harrowing journeys made by refugees has raised more than $3000 for charity. Pieces from Footscray designer Iva...

Women of the west enjoy a touch of class

Women living in the west are being called on to send a fond farewell to a Footscray icon. Women of the West is a group that...

Xander rides for poverty

Williamstown’s Xander Schmitz is the youngest cyclist in next month’s three-day 25000spins Great Ocean Road Challenge, riding from Geelong to Warrnambool to raise money...

Council throws Vinnies soup van a lifeline

A Footscray soup van has been thrown a lifeline in its bid to keep serving more than 50,000 meals for people in need each...

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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...