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Three charged as part of ongoing Macedon Ranges drug investigation

Two women and a man have been charged with drug-related offences, after police executed a number of warrants in Kyneton, Riddells Creek and Sunbury...

Police uncover Sunbury growhouse, woman arrested

Sunbury police uncovered a growhouse on Cornish Street early this morning, arresting a 49 year old woman. Ten large cannabis plants were seized as police...

Sunbury crime soars

A large increase in drug offences and breaches of orders has driven a 30 per cent increase in overall crime in Sunbury. Latest data released...

Sunbury program offers family drug help

Organisers of a free program helping Sunbury residents conquer isolation caused by a loved one’s drug or alcohol addiction hope it will lead to...

Eight arrested in Sunbury drug raids

Eight people have been arrested in Sunbury as police continue to crack down on drug crime in Melbourne’s north-west. Seven warrants were also executed on...

Support sought for drug help app

Sunbury community leaders hoping to develop an Australian-first smartphone app to connect ice users with mentors are calling on residents and businesses to help...

High antibiotic use at Sunbury

A new study has revealed Sunbury residents are among the nation’s highest users of antibiotic medicines. The Australian Atlas of Healthcare Variation, the first comprehensive...

Drugs, weapons fill cops’ dragnet

  New Crime Statistics Agency data reveals possession of drugs and weapons, along with stalking offences, are on the rise in Sunbury and the Macedon...

Gisborne tops list for drug busts

Proactive policing is largely responsible for a massive spike in drug busts around Gisborne over the past five years, the area’s top cop believes. A...

Medical cannabis law changes ‘too far away’

A Mia Mia mother who uses cannabis to treat her daughter’s severe epilepsy says changes to allow parents to legally access locally manufactured medical...

New program offers family drug help

A pilot program designed to empower Sunbury residents worried about a loved one’s drug or alcohol use will start later this month. Sunbury Community Health...

Sunbury drug raids prompt rental warning

Landlords are being encouraged to check carefully before entering into private tenancy arrangements after a series of drug raids on rented houses in Sunbury. Raids...

Ice forums in Macedon Ranges

The Macedon Ranges are not immune to the effects of substance addition, the area’s top cop has warned ahead of a forum which will...

Three arrested for growing cannabis in Sunbury

A man and two women have been charged as part of an operation targeting the cultivation of cannabis in Sunbury. Sunbury police, with the assistance...

Alcohol still shadows ice for ambulance call outs

Paramedics are being called to fewer ice-related incidents in Hume, despite widespread fears about the use of crystal methamphetamine. A new report by drug and...

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School strolls for sustainability

Killara Primary School pupils took to the streets last week to spread a message of sustainability. The school’s Walk to School Day included 119...

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