Worth a Look: Stories of the week

Cat found after 70km trip in rubbish skip

A little girl’s faith and a chance sighting in Bacchus Marsh led to a happy reunion between a Bannockburn family and their missing moggy after it travelled 70 kilometers in a rubbish skip.



Rhett and Harry are the victims of an online fraud. Picture: Damjan Janevski

Online thieves steal toddler’s cancer funds

Thieves have used a stolen identity to empty an online fundraising account for a Williamstown North boy with a brain tumour.



Holiday takes it’s toll on job

When Rocco Manone took a holiday earlier this year, he expected to return to his job as a picker and packer at the Kmart Distribution Centre in Truganina. But he didn’t. Employed by Toll Customised Solutions through a labour hire firm, Mr Manone was told his services were no longer needed.



Altona house for sale for $1

A house in Altona is being advertised for sale for the bargain price of $1. However, there’s a catch.



The land at 200 Wildwood Road was deemed to be in an unsuitable location for a school. Picture: Google Street View

Hume council rejects Islamic school location

While all the attention was on Casey Council, a push for a $40 million Islamic school between Greenvale and Sunbury is likely headed the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal after Hume council quietly rejected the proposal on Tuesday night.



Thomas Armstrong, Picture: Joe Mastroianni

Plumpton teen shooter to represent Australia

Thomas Armstrong, 15, will represent Australia at the world championship of the down-the-line form of clay target shooting in County Galway, Ireland. It is an incredible feat considering Thomas only took up the sport on New Year’s Day, 2015.