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Heritage church restored

A large-scale restoration project at the heritage-listed Crossroads Uniting Church in Werribee has been completed. Formerly known as St Thomas the Apostle, the site opened...

Peek into Werribee’s past

When Rosemary Harrigan found an old book inside a filing cabinet at the Werribee District Historical Society’s museum, she knew that she had stumbled...

Trees to pay historic tribute

A section of the Princes Highway will be planted with trees in a design reflecting the former Calder Memorial and 1918 Avenue of Honour,...

My Wyndham: Lindsay Ison

My Wyndham: Lindsay Ison is a lifelong Werribee resident, and the W. Ison Reserve was named after his ancestor, who was one of the...

VCAT knocks back childcare bid

A proposal to develop a childcare centre on land adjacent to the heritage-listed former shire hall in Werribee has been rejected by VCAT. The Victorian...

Peek into the past at Werribee Mansion

Visitors to the Werribee Mansion will be able to get a glimpse into the past during the upcoming Open House Westside event. More than 20...

My Wyndham: Sue and Peter Jones

My Wyndham: Peter and Sue Jones are extensively involved with the Little River community. They chat with Alesha Capone. How long have you lived in...

Quite a ghostly history at homestead

Point Cook Homestead is a well-known historical site – but is also thought to be one of the most haunted properties in the western...

Werribee heritage property sold

A heritage-listed property in Werribee has been sold for $1.6 million. Hocking Stuart Werribee director Eric Bartz said 56-58 Wattle Avenue sold at a mortgagee...

Werribee historic tree recognised

A plaque has been installed to honour a tree planted at the corner of Princes Highway and Sneydes Road in Werribee, in 1928. Known as...

Stables toilet plan rejected

Parks Victoria won’t proceed with a proposal to install toilets within the Point Cook Homestead Precinct stables. Architects last year completed a heritage impact statement...

Historic house vandalised

A heritage expert has expressed dismay after vandals removed bluestones from the remains of a Truganina historic building. Bill Strong, from the Wyndham Heritage Recovery...

Historic homestead for sale

A heritage-listed homestead in Little River, built more than a century ago, is on the market. Mount Rothwell homestead was constructed in 1873 for Robert...

Childcare centre bid ‘no better’

The Werribee District Historical Society is continuing to express concerns about plans to build a childcare centre next to a heritage-listed former shire hall. Freemasons...

Bridge gets a new lease

A Wyndham councillor’s suggestion that the former Bridge Hotel site in Werribee should be dismantled and sold off has been shot down by the...

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Scholarship to address nurse shortage

Wyndham council has announced a new scholarship program is now available for eligible to registered nurses and midwives to help further their studies and...