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Family Anzac history an inspiring muse for Laura

Westbourne Grammar student Laura Bishop looked back into history to go forward and win one of 12 Premier’s Spirit of Anzac student awards. The year...

Manor Lakes College students have their spray

Manor Lakes College students have taken to public property with spray cans in a bid to reduce vandalism at Presidents Park in Wyndham Vale. Students...

Registration needs to be a pet subject across Wyndham

Wyndham residents are being reminded to register their cats and dogs to avoid being fined $289. All dogs and cats older than three months must...

Locals charged after cars, pumps struck at service station

A worker at an Altona Meadows petrol station says it’s lucky no one was killed after police and customers’ cars were struck by another...

Property prices surge across Wyndham last quarter

House prices in Wyndham rose by an average of $20,000 in the December quarter last year, but the city remains one of Melbourne’s most...

Wyndham gets top billing for electricity prices

Households in Wyndham are paying more for electricity than those in the city or south-eastern suburbs, new figures reveal. A St Vincent de Paul project...

Sometimes it’s best not to soldier on, says war vet

As an officer in the Australian army, Anthony Krupa was living his dream. He spent his days serving his country and helping make a difference...

‘Best years’ under way at St Mary of the Cross

There were smiles all round at St Mary of the Cross Primary School last week as pupils finally got the chance to inspect their...

Meet Pansy, Werribee zoo’s baby hippo

Werribee zoo’s new hippo finally has a name – Pansy. The two-month-old calf was named by Lady Primrose Potter, who has donated more than $1...

Wyndham’s pokie punters losing $250,000 a day

New data reveals almost $250,000 a day was lost on Wyndham’s 891 poker machines last year. Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation figures reveal...

Ties that bind … single parents into poverty

Single parents are sending hand-made blue ties to the federal government, warning it not to make further cuts to welfare payments. The ties are being...

Buster the cat: Three legs but eight lives still left

Buster, the cat who had to have his front right leg amputated after being caught in an illegal rabbit trap in Wyndham, has found...

Point Cook twins’ first day something to celebrate

When Charlie and Sam Tilbury were born with serious health problems, parents Bernadette and Matthew never imagined them starting school in Point Cook five...

Goggles on for Wyndham heatwave haven

Werribee’s outdoor swimming pool was the place to be last week as Wyndham residents looked for ways to stay cool during the heatwave. Among those...

Rubik’s experts square up at Lifestyle Seasons, Tarneit

Aspiring Rubik’s cube champions have put their “speed cubing” skills to the test in Tarneit. A competition at Lifestyle Seasons, Tarneit in January also pitted the world’s...

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Recycling upgrade is a wrap

Waste management company Cleanaway has invested more than $1 million in its Laverton North material recovery facility (MRF) centre to increase its ability to...