From the archives


December 2, 1981

A move by two councillors to have the Banner’s editor attend a committee meeting to discuss inaccuracies in council reports, failed to gain support, at last week’s council meeting. Cr. Glen Clark described some reports as “positively mischievous” in moving the motion.

December 4, 1991

Werribee Football Club’s new president, Bruce Montgomery, elected unopposed on Thursday night, aims to give greater encouragement to junior footballers in the district. Montgomery, 45, said this week the club had several junior teams and he would like to see them all wear the black and yellow Werribee guernseys, as well as receive regular visits from the Werribee coaches so they could learn what was required to develop into senior players.

December 5, 2001

A pet dog has died after being attached by a stingray at Werribee South beach. It is believed to be the only reported death of a domestic animal following a stingray attack.

December 7, 2011

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