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Wyndham drivers put dampener on cup weekend

The number of drivers nabbed for being under the influence of drugs and alcohol during five days of the Melbourne Cup weekend in Wyndham...

Soroptimist International comes to Wyndham

A female service club that offers support to women and children in need is opening up a chapter in Wyndham. And it needs your...

New mayor brings ‘big plans’

Dealing with issues that come with growth will be the main focus of Wyndham’s new mayor, Adele Hegedich. Speaking to Star Weekly last week, the...

East Werribee precinct one step closer

A high-rise education precinct is on the cards for East Werribee. The state government last week announced the Australian Education City consortium, an Australian owned...

Jobless, but not for want of trying

All Caryn Hearsch wants to do is work. But the Hoppers Crossing resident is struggling to find a job, despite sending off 359 applications...

Wish arrives on wheels

For Molly Cummins, wishes really do come true. The 18-year-old Werribee woman this week had her wish granted by the Make a Wish Foundation when...

Ray of kindness for cancer families

After losing his mother to pancreatic cancer earlier this year, Hoppers Crossing’s Ray Schembri wanted to help others who found themselves in similar situations. The...

Sir Gustav holds forth at Barry Jones Oration

Research biologist and former Australian of the year Sir Gustav Nossal was the guest speaker at the fourth annual Barry Jones Oration last week. Sir...

Emergency wait times lengthen at Mercy

Patients presenting at Werribee Mercy Hospital’s emergency department are facing increasingly longer waiting times as population growth strains hospital services. The recently released Victorian Health...

Rocks rile Hoppers Crossing residents

A pair of Hoppers Crossing residents are furious after works to lay fibre cables ruined their naturestrips and driveways. Monteath Crescent resident Bill Woodall and...

A call to remember

At the eleventh hour on the eleventh day of the eleventh month in 1918, the guns of the Western Front fell silent. The armistice between...

Probe into verbal abuse claim against councillor

EXCLUSIVE Wyndham council is investigating claims that former mayor Peter Maynard verbally abused a candidate for next year’s federal election. Lewis Freeman-Harrison, who plans to contest...

Volunteer groups receive neighbourhood grants

Point Cook CFA and the Australian Volunteer Coast Guard are among 30 groups across the Wyndham region to share in $30,000 of Williams Landing...

No tick from Werribee River quality report

Wyndham council has committed to a suite of changes to clean up the Werribee River. A report released at last month’s council meeting highlighted the...

Council spends $14,000 on Canberra trips

Wyndham council has forked out more than $14,000 on two advocacy trips to Canberra in four months. A delegation – including new chief executive Kelly...

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First aid for four-legged friends

Victorian pet owners, such as those in Wyndham, are being encouraged to ensure they know basic first aid skills to care for their pets...