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World Environment Day fun at Plenty Valley

Whittlesea kids can get up close with nature at Westfield Plenty Valley this Saturday. As part of World Environment Day, Whittlesea council will be running...

Whittlesea domestic violence survivor shares story

There was a time when Lisa Bonavita felt trapped by domestic violence. Over a number of years, the mother-of-three faced physical and financial mistreatment at...

Spotlight shines on Marymede’s junior students

The spotlight will be shining on Marymede Catholic College’s middle years students later this month, when they perform in the school’s inaugural junior production. The...

Chalk it up for the kids

Clouds of colour will cover Epping’s Cooper Street later this month for Northern Health’s latest fun run. The Run, Walk ‘n Chalk will see participants...

Expo to showcase volunteer roles

Melanie Ribaux has always been interested in volunteering. But the Epping teenager was unsure of how to get started. Through Whittlesea Community Connections, Ms Ribaux,...

New Craigieburn war memorial set to host its first Anzac Day service

Anzac Day will be commemorated at Craigieburn’s new war memorial this year. The memorial at Craigieburn’s Anzac Park was consecrated on April 2, the culmination...

Abbie’s cuppa for kids

For the past five years, South Morang youngster Abbie Thomas has hosted afternoon tea to raise money to help some of Victoria’s sickest babies. Abbie,...

Craigieburn’s Moore family backing Relay for Life

Craigieburn’s Moore family will walk around the clock this weekend as part of Hume’s Relay for Life. Mum Carly, who is a Hume councillor, said...

Easter egg hunt to raise money for Mernda CFA

Get ready to go on an Easter egg hunt. Volunteers from Mernda CFA will be hiding eggs in the grounds of Mernda Primary School for...

Hume’s cultural roots to shine at Broadmeadows Street Festival

All the colours of Hume’s cultural roots will be centre stage at Sunday’s Broadmeadows Street Festival. Groups will perform traditional songs and dances, there will...

Fair bit of fun on offer at Mernda

A town fair to celebrate Mernda’s community spirit will take over Buttercross Park next weekend. Organised by the Mernda and District Residents Association, the fair...

Shakespeare in the park at Redleap Reserve

Mill Park’s Redleap Reserve will morph into magical woods this long weekend when Waterdale youth theatre puts on its production of the timeless, A...

Mixed heritage ‘asset’: Fiona Price

Fiona Price’s earliest memories of growing up bi-racial include playground taunting. “Go back to where you came from,” the children jeered when they saw Dr...

Sweet delights at Pacific Epping foodies festival

Pacific Epping will be transformed into a sweet tooth’s haven during the Festival of Foodies this weekend. The shopping centre will be taken over by...

New exhibition highlights family violence in Hume

Poems about family violence – written and performed by a victim, child, perpetrator and bystander – are part of a digital exhibition in Craigieburn. The...

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The hidden dangers of ethanol

As part of its Drink Less, Live More campaign to raise awareness of the link between alcohol consumption and cancer, Cancer Council Victoria has...

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