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‘Shock’ as inquest denied over Laverton North death

The Victorian Coroner will not conduct an inquest into the death of David Flowers, who was killed when another driver slammed into his car...

Point Cook: Palmers Road footpath a ‘must’, says council

Wyndham council has called on the state government to fund 300 metres of footpath along one of Point Cook’s busiest roads, arguing the lives...

Uni staff grace great outdoors at Wyndham Park Primary School

Deakin University staff rolled up their sleeves and swapped their offices for the playground at Wyndham Park Primary School last Thursday as part of...

Saltwater Promenade Community Centre on the go

Saltwater Promenade Community Centre at Point Cook has moved a step closer with the contract for construction of the $7.4 million hub awarded by...

Warning as thieves target personal items in shopping trolleys

Police are urging shoppers to keep a close eye on personal items left in shopping trolleys following a sharp increase in thefts in the...

Point Cook, Tarneit to have new schools, Labor pledges

New schools will be built in Point Cook and Tarneit if Labor wins the state election. Opposition leader Daniel Andrews announced the schools on Wednesday...

Vital Armstrong Road link in Wyndham Vale unveiled

The first stage of one of the key missing links in the city’s arterial road network was opened in Wyndham Vale last Thursday. Wyndham mayor...

War survival tale spurs a journey for Tarneit man

The day before Mark Campbell joined the navy in 1987, his grandfather, George Jolley, sat him down for a talk. The story he was told...

Drive-by fine-dodgers nicked in Hoppers Crossing

Close to 100 people with outstanding warrants valued at more than $302,000 were caught by the Sheriff’s Office during an operation in Hoppers Crossing...

Obituary: Pharmacist Hinton Lowe a generous friend

Hinton Edward Lowe Pharmacist and Justice of the Peace 8-7-1921 – 15-10-2014 Born in Bright, Hinton Lowe grew up through the Great Depression, a time...

Smoke alarm warning after Werribee unit fire

A man in his 40s was taken to hospital with burns to his arms after a unit fire in Werribee last Friday afternoon. Emergency services...

Wyndham: New mayor Peter Maynard ‘to make things happen’

New Wyndham mayor Peter Maynard knows a thing or two about persistence. After first standing for Werribee shire council in 1982, he finally won a...

Safety boost as Derrimut- Hopkins Road works finished

The safety of drivers travelling between Wyndham and Melton has been improved by the completion of roadworks on Derrimut- Hopkins Road, the state government...

Plaudits all round for Wyndham veteran John Gibbons

When Wyndham councillor John Gibbons first became mayor (or shire president, as it was known then), Werribee’s population was about 45,000, it was still...

Werribee truck driver mauled by tiger in Thailand

Werribee truck driver Paul Goudie is recovering in a Thai hospital after being mauled by a tiger while on holiday. The 49-year-old sustained stomach and...

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Creative Christmas

Wyndham artist Catrice Lam has created a series of festive Australian-themed photo boards which have been installed in the Werribee city centre piazza, ...