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Uniting needs kid’s clothes

Volunteers at the Uniting Opportunity Shop in Werribee are calling for donations of children’s clothes from sizes one to eight. The op shop is in...

Top service saluted

Well-deserving members of the Wyndham community have been recognised on the Australia Day honours list for their service and volunteering. Three residents – Wayne Deakes...

Calling for coast guard volunteers

They’re the first port of call for fishermen and recreational sailors stranded in Port Phillip Bay. Now, the Werribee Coast Guard is putting its own...

Daphne’s a guiding light

A life-long Werribee woman who has dedicated more than 60 years of her life to volunteering in her community has been named Wyndham’s 2017...

Can you do your peace?

Wanted: Justices of the Peace to serve at Wyndham’s police stations. The state’s justice department is on the hunt for Justices of the Peace, or...

Tom becomes new leader of the pride

Meet the newest Werribee Lions president. Tom Henderson, 66, will take the reins from outgoing president Kerry Cook this Friday when the club hosts its...

Margaret driven to help

  Helping people is second nature to Margaret Farley. So when the Hoppers Crossing resident had to quit her job as a nurse after sustaining a...

Rosie is saying goodbye

  If you’ve raised a family in Werribee, chances are you know Rosie Dunne. Ms Dunne, 65, has spent the best part of four decades looking...

Mentors wanted for Smith Family’s iTrack program

As a child, Samadhi Kodi was brought up to believe education was the key that opened doors in life. Now, the 41-year-old Werribee resident is...

Legacy is for a lifetime

For some people it’s Christmas, for others it’s their birthday – but for Lillian Murray, Legacy Week is her favourite time of the year. The...

Puppy love builds seeing-eye dog skills

Bucks the dog is destined for big things. The six-month-old Labrador is in training to become a seeing-eye dog and is getting the royal...

Volunteer West to end services in Melton

A volunteers network has been forced to quit Melton and Caroline Springs after failing to find funding for a second year running. Volunteer West will...

Volunteer service with a smile

As far as Michael Krejany is concerned, volunteering is part of the “ethos of being Australian”. The 52-year-old Point Cook resident would know. Mr Krejany juggles...

Emily gets more from CFA duty than imagined

Three years ago, Emily Martignago found herself with a lot of spare time while studying at university, and looked for a rewarding way to...

Lorraine is one of Volunteering’s many faces

Whether it’s taking part in school committees or helping out the local theatre company, Lorraine Gillet is there to give a helping hand. The Wyndham...

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New taskforce set to strike organised crime

Victoria Police has launched a new tactical and investigative unit to prevent, detect, deter, disrupt and dismantle the criminal activities of groups such as...