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Screen time affecting young eyes

Hundreds of children and teenagers living in Wyndham are spending four hours or more per day looking at digital screens, according to new research. Specsavers...

Valentine’s for single parents

A Werribee playcentre will host a Valentine’s Day event for single parents and their children. Tracey Jobe, owner of Bumble Beez Indoor Playcentre, said she...

Childcare provider charged after kids escape onto road

A Melbourne childcare provider has been charged and could be hit with huge fines after two toddlers escaped from a Werribee centre and ran...

Wombat’s Wish heads to Wyndham

Geelong-based not-for-profit organisation Wombat’s Wish, which supports children who have experienced the death of a parent, will expand its services into Wyndham this year. Wombat’s...

Special day for Mercy Hospital

The new Paediatrics and Special Care Nursery has opened its doors at Werribee Mercy Hospital. Clinical director Dr Kathy McMahon said the newly renovated surgical...

High tea takes the cake

Enjoy a slice of life these school holidays at Wyndham Cache. The Werribee South business will host a series of high teas for children, at...

Parents criticize bus switch

Parents have expressed anger at “ludicrous” changes to a bus pick-up service for pupils with special needs who attend Warringa Park School, which has...

New group plays on senses

A cultural learning playgroup is being run at two different Point Cook community centres this school term. CUTEKids is playgroup for children aged up to...

MY WYNDHAM: Dr Teah Mogae

Hoppers Crossing resident Dr Teah Mogae works as a GP. She is also the founder of Losika Writes, a company which aims to improve...

Mooncakes in play for festival fun

Children will enjoy an artistic twist on a festival tradition at Saltwater Community Centre in Point Cook next week. Some Asian communities celebrate the Mid-Autumn...

A walk on the wild side in Werribee

Children will be able to go wild at a new park in Wyndham, which has been inspired by the Werribee Open Range Zoo. The Safari...

Point Cook traders up for national award

Four Point Cook businesses have been nominated for a national industry award, which aims to recognise the best activity providers for children and families...

Fairy’s tales weave magic

A touch of magic has arrived at the Quantin Binnah Community Centre. The Werribee centre is hosting Fairy Tales storytimes every Friday. The sessions, aimed at...

Kindergarten boost for Wyndham

Portable kindergarten buildings have been installed in Tarneit and Wyndham Vale in a bid to deal with rapid population growth. Early Childhood Education Minister Jenny...

Activities go pop at park

Young artists have created books for a miniature library in the Point Cook Town Centre’s pop-up park. Students from a studio run by Point Cook...

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Wyndham lose a thriller

Wyndham is hoping to bounce back this weekend to keep its season alive in the Big V women’s state championship. Wyndham trails the McKinnon Cougars...