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Historian Lindsay Mann to share tales of Yan Yean Cemetery as part of local...

For the past 10 years, Lindsay Mann has been researching the history of the Yan Yean cemetery and the people buried there. Next week, the...

Cool for kids at Craigieburn expo

Children are expected to flock to the Craigieburn Leisure Centre on Sunday for the annual Hume council Active Kids Expo. The event, part of the...

Whittlesea farmers’ market survey gathers widespread support

A farmers’ market is on the cards for Whittlesea. A council survey exploring the idea has attracted widespread support, with a post about the survey...

Friends of Westgarthtown highlight Whittlesea’s history in new film

Whittlesea’s rich history will be in the spotlight throughout October as part of Yarra Plenty Regional Library’s (YPRL) local history month. Local historians and groups...

Annual Diwali Festival to light up Mernda

Mernda’s Buttercross Park will be a rainbow of colours later this month as Whittlesea marks the Diwali Festival of Lights. The Indian festival celebrates the...

Festival to celebrate Hume’s senior residents

The contribution to the Hume community by elderly residents will be recognised during the Hume Seniors’ Festival later this month. Organised by the council, the...

Budding Whittlesea ballerinas offered masterclass with Melbourne City Ballet

Fifteen budding ballerinas from across Whittlesea are dancing their dreams after being selected to take part in a masterclass with dancers from the Melbourne...

One site fits all at Epping

Time-poor spring shoppers can browse their favourite stores and try on clothes without having to leave their house, after the launch of a new...

Thomastown Neighbourhood House launches coffee cart

Thomastown residents can grab a cuppa and get to know other locals at a new coffee cart at Thomastown library. The cart is the initiative...

Lalor Primary School students to take part in walk to school month

Lalor Primary School pupils will pound the pavements throughout October to promote healthy living. The school is one of 33 in Whittlesea and Hume to...

Moving feasts to tempt taste buds at Whittlesea’s libraries

Whittlesea’s libraries are planning to tempt foodies taste buds this month, with two moving feasts. The feasts are part of Yarra Plenty Regional Library’s FEASTival...

Rod and Sheryl Easdown test drive Hyundai Elantra Elite

Hyundai Elantra Elite It costs: $29, 845 It has: A 112-kilowatt two-litre four-cylinder with a six-speed auto We got: 11 litres per 100km in the city, 7.5...

Marymede College student Ajay Jay wins Australian History Competiiton

Ajay Jay has always been fascinated by the past. Since primary school, he has enjoyed reading about history and the people who lived before him. His...

School’s Out: Catholic Ladies College’s Vincent Lam

Vincent Lam is a mathematics teacher who encourages students to excel in their studies but also encourages them to play – soccer in particular...

Doreen students urged to switch cars for biks on way to school

Doreen school students are shutting the door on their car rides to school, opting instead to ride their bikes or scooters as part of...

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Next step for Childs Road Upgrade

Another step forward will be taken in the Childs Road Upgrade in Mill Park, with traffic shifting onto newly built lanes to enable work...