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Groups unite to clean-up Wyndham

Hardworking volunteers collected around 350 kilograms of rubbish from various sites in Wyndham last week during a Clean Up Australia Day event. NatureWest – a...

Weaving reeds into objects of beauty

Reeds cut from the mouth of Werribee River are being woven into items such as baskets and fishing traps, as part of an innovative...

Wyndham fireys lend a hand

Brave firefighters from across Wyndham have been donating their time to help bushfire-affected communities in the state’s east. Members of several local fire brigades attended...

Man of the river hailed

Werribee Riverkeeper John Forrester has been recognised with a Victorian Premier Volunteer Champions Award. Mr Forrester was presented with the award in the leadership category...

New strategy for volunteers

A new strategy is making it easier for Wyndham residents to volunteer in the community. Wyndham council adopted its Volunteering Strategy for the next five...

Festival of fun returns

The volunteer-run Werribee Craft Festival will celebrate its 41st anniversary next month. And it’s hoping any profits raised will boost the coffers of the Palliative...

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...

Volunteers bring cheer

Volunteers Kathleen Kretzschmar and Jeannine Thorley are part of the close-knit community at Mercy Place Wyndham. The two women are volunteers at the Werribee aged-care...

Library for all languages

A Tarneit school has added some newly-translated books into its Library of Languages. The Library of Languages at Baden Powell College, which was funded with...

Op shop dumping slammed

Volunteers at a Werribee op shop say they are fed up with rubbish being dumped outside the store. Rotary Fit4Use Store manager Lorry Rowe said...

Breastfeeding help on call

Two Wyndham women are helping mothers struggling with breastfeeding. Wyndham Vale’s Sharon Phillips and Renee Emerson, of Werribee, volunteer for the National Breastfeeding Helpline. The 24-hour...

Ceiling collapse in Hoppers Crossing

Wyndham SES volunteers attended the scene of a kitchen ceiling collapse in Hoppers Crossing on the weekend. On Sunday, the SES received a call to...

Coast Guard’s water safety call

The Werribee Coast Guard has appealed for people to stay safe on the water this summer. The Werribee chapter of the Australian Volunteer Coast Guard...

T.L.C. to the rescue

Every dog who comes through the doors of T.L.C. Rescue Inc has its day. The Hoppers Crossing-based animal rescue group, which is a registered charity,...

Storing up good will in Werribee

The Salvation Army thrift shop in Werribee has a new look and is looking for volunteers. Store manager Tom Jeffrey said the Synnot Street shop...

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Creative Christmas

Wyndham artist Catrice Lam has created a series of festive Australian-themed photo boards which have been installed in the Werribee city centre piazza, ...