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Food operation pays thanks to frontline workers

A new initiative is striving to help Melbourne’s struggling hospitality businesses stay afloat while also providing meals for hardworking frontline medical staff. Operation thank you:...

Hospital, business combine for healthier outcome

A Northern Health employee’s search for a business to make plastic face shields for frontline healthcare workers has helped keep an Epping business afloat. Northern...

Salesian College student named as ambassador for the Shrine

A Sunbury teen has been named as a young ambassador for the Shrine of Remembrance. Salesian College year 10 student, Rachel Grover was appointed to...

Hume preschoolers learn from home

Hume’s youngest pupils are being given the opportunity to learn from home, following the launch of the council’s Preschool at Home program. The new initiative...

Macedon Ranges council opens COVID-19 centre

A one-stop-shop for advice on the COVID-19 pandemic has opened in the Macedon Ranges. The council-run Recovery Operations Centre (ROC) provides residents with a centralised...

Taylor Sheridan finds inner strength

Taylor Sheridan started writing his latest song a year ago - well before the coronavirus crisis hit. But the Macedon Ranges’ singer’s latest single...

Bulla bypass a top priority

Broadmeadows train station should be upgraded and the Bulla bypass built by 2024, according to a new report by northern suburbs councils. The Northern Councils...

Prespakis sweeps AFLW awards

Sunbury’s Madison Prespakis has capped off an incredible season by claiming the game’s highest individual honour, the AFLW’s Best and Fairest Award. The 19-year-old,...

New provider for Macedon Ranges youth service

A Macedon Ranges home and community care program for young people will be taken over by Benetas after the council decided to scrap the...

Hume council overwhelmed by calls for help

More than 350 businesses have applied for financial support from Hume council to help get them through the COVID-19 pandemic. The council is offering $1...

Duck feeding dangers raised

A Sunbury resident is calling for greater education about the dangers of feeding ducks. Alejandra Diaz said she had noticed an increase in the number...

Budget for missing links

A missing link in Sunbury’s road network and a multi-level carpark in Evans Street are just two of the local projects included in Hume...

Support during lockdown

Cobaw Community Health staff have been checking in on elderly residents for a chat or to deliver a hot meal to stop them from...

Messages of kindness

Letters, artwork, cards and flowers from the community are helping brighten the day for residents of Gisborne Oaks aged care. Benetas introduced strict lockdown measures...

Castle of dreams

A global pandemic and social distancing rules didn't stop a man popping the question in a public proposal at Williamstown's Commonwealth Reserve. Sunbury's Julia Gammon and...

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School’s back – but not as you know it

School is officially back in for Sunbury and Macedon Ranges students after nearly two months of home learning. Grade prep, one and two pupils and...

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