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Man charged over grass fires

A man charged over the alleged sabotage of a railway siding in Hurstbridge will also face court in relation to four grass fires lit...

Smoking ban ‘should extend to all Sunbury’

A trial ban of smoking in the O’Shanassy Street restaurant precinct could be the first step to a smoke-free Sunbury, a Hume councillor believes. Sunbury-based...

Eyes down and boogie

It’s disco bingo time at Werribee Support and Housing (WSH) … in a bid to raise cash for Wyndham’s most vulnerable children. Margaret Bateman wanted...

Woodend wind farm tests under way

A community wind farm project, rejected by the former Liberal state government, is a step closer to being realised. Information about wind frequency and speeds...

Pokies venues ‘exploiting’ community benefits

Health experts have called for drastic changes to rules for club-operated gaming venues following revelations that Sunbury pokies operators are listing items such as...

Planting the seeds of gardening knowledge

Sunbury residents can help revegetate garden beds outside the Sunbury library during a free Live Green workshop this Saturday. Community gardener Ray Redford will show...

Muscle car rally raises awareness

A Sunbury muscle car enthusiast who’s battled cancer is ready to get behind the wheel and raise money for the Leukaemia Foundation. Steve Sawyer is...

Five new bike paths flagged for Whittlesea

Five proposed off-road bike paths in Whittlesea have been flagged as “priority trails”. The planned trails – the Edgars Creek Trail, Merri Creek Trail Link,...

High praise for Kyneton CFA

Kyneton CFA member Shani McCulloch thrills to a unique perspective of the Macedon Ranges during a loop with pilot and fellow CFA volunteer Matt...

Callous thieves steal donated bikes from Reclink

Members of a Sunbury team which provides sporting opportunities for disadvantaged people are reeling after the theft of four bicycles from a locked container...

Council slams large-scale copper thefts

Hume council has slammed as ‘‘appalling’’ the theft of large amounts of copper wire from ratepayer-funded venues at Sunbury. Even as the council decried the...

Recycled water boost for Sunbury

Sprawling estates in Sunbury and Diggers Rest will be provided with an additional 4 million litres of recycled water every day once a $53...

Pancake fundraiser for flipping good cause

Gisborne Uniting Church’s annual Pancake Day fundraiser helps people in times of crisis. Volunteers will be serving up these simple delights at the IGA supermarket...

Opposition slams Ranges’ NBN woes

That was the view expressed by Bendigo Labor MP Lisa Chesters and federal opposition communications spokesman Jason Clare during a tour of the electorate...

Sports funding for Riddells Creek clubs

Future stars from Riddells Creek Cricket Club and Junior Mixed Basketball Association will soon look the part after receiving $1000 for new uniforms and...

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Sweet seventeen leave Rupo

It may have been an off season many at Rupertswood would rather forget but new coach Brad Fox says it isn’t all bad news...

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