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Commuters flock to Tarneit station

Tarneit’s new train station is a hit with commuters, ranking it the second-busiest V/Line station in the state after Southern Cross. V/Line spokeswoman Ebony Jordan...

Muslims join Sikhs to help homeless youth

Members of Wyndham’s Muslim community are joining Sikhs to feed and protect the vulnerable. Sohni Dharti, a not-for-profit group based in Williams Landing, was on...

Office jobs boom tipped for Wyndham

A proposed development in Williams Landing is expected to create about 13,000 white-collar jobs in the western suburbs over the next 15 years. Developer Cedar...

Bad workmanship ends a dream

A Werribee couple is warning home owners to ensure their properties are properly inspected throughout the building process after mistakes made during the construction...

Algal blooms return to river

Harmful blue-green algae has been seen in the Werribee River for the second summer in a row. Melbourne Water advised locals that they and their pets...

Werribee big on babies

Werribee Mercy Hospital is on track to deliver a record number of babies this financial year. The hospital is expected to deliver about 3850 babies...

Epping wildlife on the mend

By Samantha Walker Sunny, a 15-month-old eastern grey kangaroo, is on the mend after suffering burns to his feet during a grassfire at Epping on...

Police investigate stabbings

Investigations continue into the alleged stabbing of two teenagers in Werribee yesterday. Five men, believed to be aged between 15 and 18 years of age,...

Man dies in Hoppers Crossing house fire

A 21-year-old Truganina man has died following a house fire in Hoppers Crossing earlier this week. Five Country Fire Authority (CFA) crews were called out...

Homicides on the rise

Wyndham had more homicides than any other municipality in the state in the year to September 30, 2015, new data reveals. According to Crime Statistics...

Call of the kookaburra

Wyndham residents will have the opportunity to suss out services in the area at a new festival later this month. The Wyndham Park Community Hub...

Cr Goodfellow ‘on leave’

Wyndham councillor Glenn Goodfellow has taken “leave of absence” from the next two council meetings after he was found to have breached both the...

Kinder places in short supply

Truganina and Williams Landing families are struggling to secure kindergarten places close to home. A Wyndham council report on kindergarten services reveals that while there...

Foul called over cash cut

  Wyndham council has been accused of turning its back on the most vulnerable people in the community following its decision not to continue funding...

Council to consider rate capping appeal

Wyndham council is still to decide whether to apply for a higher-than-inflation rate rise after the state government passed rate-capping legislation last month. The government...

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Point Cook library participates in Simultaneous Storytime

As Point Cook children's librarian Monica Kennedy read from the pages of picture story book 'Family Tree' by Josh Pyke to children attending the...

Point Cook settles