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New approach urged on unpaid toll fines

Making unpaid toll fines a civil issue rather than a criminal one would boost the local economy, the chief executive of a community legal...

Werribee’s avenue of dishonour

A Werribee resident has called on Wyndham council to clean up Werribee’s Avenue of Honour. Aaron Bird is frustrated at the state of the Avenue...

Tarneit pipes among most blocked

As far as home maintenance goes, this one’s a real drainer. Tarneit is one of the top 10 worst-affected suburbs in Melbourne for blocked drains,...

Three freeway cameras reap $12 million

Lead-foot drivers are lining state coffers with millions of dollars worth of speed fines after being caught out by one or more of Wyndham’s...

Pallas plays down youth unemployment

State Treasurer and Werribee MP Tim Pallas is trying to talk up the jobs market for young Victorians. Mr Pallas last week spoke positively of...

Superheroes take on suicide

A group of superheroes will land at Glenn Orden Oval this week to start a conversation about suicide. Overdownunder’s Suicide Symposium will visit Wyndham for...

Zumba and yoga for kids

Linda Rahal has fond memories of spending her childhood playing outside and riding bikes. Today, she says, kids are too caught up in technology and...

Warrior girls wow BMX championships

Meet two of Australia’s best BMX riders. Wyndham Warriors BMX Club members Mandie Morgan and Sienna Richmond have extra spring in their pedals after stellar performances...

Star Weekly crew set for relay

The Star Weekly team members have their purple guernseys pressed and their runners ready to be laced up tight as they prepare for the...

Dementia rates tipped to soar

Alarming new research shows the number of people in Wyndham with dementia is expected to soar more than 10-fold in the next 35 years. A...

Oh, what a great move

Wyndham’s motor trader precinct will have the final piece of its puzzle put in place when Peter Davey Toyota and Suzuki rebrands and moves...

‘Young eagle’ takes wing at Westbourne

Westbourne Grammar School’s new prep- grade 2 centre got the regal seal of approval recently when Governor-General Peter Cosgrove paid a visit. Sir Peter and Lady Lynne...

Blitz planned to halt crime surge

Wyndham police will adopt a strength- in-numbers approach in coming weeks to combat a 9.7 per cent rise in crime across the city. Police in the...

Call for unity to stop petrol theft

A Victorian parliamentary committee has called on industry, government and police to join forces to tackle the problem of petrol drive-offs. An inquiry by the...

Young basketballer wins state award

Najvada George is celebrating another slam dunk ... a Victorian School Sports Award. The 17-year-old Hoppers Crossing basketballer has been selected for the Vic Metro...

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Games debut for Cashin

Western Athletics Amy Cashin’s good form has been recognised as she was named in her first Commonwealth Games team. Cashin, who competes in the 3000...

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