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Manor Lakes closes in on suburb status

Manor Lakes is one step closer to becoming a suburb in its own right. Wyndham council advocacy director Bill Forrest confirmed that the name Manor...

The great Werribee Zoo tortoise riddle

As far as crimes go, this one could prove to be a slow-moving investigation. The Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) is looking...

Man arrested over fires along Werribee River

A man has been arrested and is being questioned over a spate of grass fires along the Werribee River on the weekend. Eighteen fires were...

PICTURES: Wyndham welcomes Weerama

The Weerama festival returned to Wyndham over the weekend in a three-day extravaganza, with thousands flocking to one of the three events held across...

Police warn drivers ahead of Easter

Westgate highway patrol is calling for drivers to take care on Wyndham roads this Easter after police detected 116 traffic offences over the Labour Day...

Mini tornado hits Wyndham Vale street

A mini tornado that tore through Wyndham Vale this morning has left Eppalock Drive looking like a war zone. Wyndham SES’ unit commander Laurie Russell...

Whitelion-hearts aim to give shelter

Campaigners trying to combat youth homelessness in Wyndham have set themselves a goal to raise $100,000 by the end of the year. Whitelion Australia, in...

Local CFA seeks help for Good Friday appeal

Local fireys are getting ready to rattle their collection tins for the Royal Children’s Hospital Good Friday Appeal, but they need help. Werribee Fire Brigade...

Council rates defaults on the rise

The number of Wyndham residents struggling to pay their rates is on the rise, council figures reveal. Outstanding rates, as of December 31 last year,...

Jordanne’s grand spell continues

Jordanne Tan knows the importance of good spelling. The grade 4 Good News Lutheran College pupil has qualified for the Spellmasters junior grand final later this...

Dog thwarts Wyndham Vale home invasion

A Wyndham Vale woman’s recently adopted dog has been hailed a hero after coming to her rescue last Friday to prevent a home invasion. Trish...

Displaying a keen eye for nature

A Wyndham Vale photographer’s love of Australia’s landscapes, its special plants and creatures, has been put on exhibition at Werribee. Emmy Silvius has captured views...

Gonski cuts ‘threaten Wyndham kids in need’

Millions of dollars will be ripped out of Wyndham schools if the federal government does not commit to funding the final two years of...

Women urged to run for council

Wyndham’s mayor is backing a statewide push for more women to join local government. Only four of Wyndham’s 11 councillors are female, yet women make...

A female voice for ‘demonised’ men

Family violence is not a gender issue but a societal one, and the “demonisation” of men needs to stop, a Wyndham councillor says. Michele Wharrie,...

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