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Nurses call for people to stay home

Nurses at Northern Hospital have joined in the calls for people to ensure they stay home to help stop the spread of coronavirus. Earlier this...

Charges over alleged burglaries

Four men have been charged following more than 30 alleged burglaries across Melbourne’s north-east. Police recently executed warrants at a number of properties in Roxburgh...

Man charged over alleged Westmeadows armed robbery

A man has been charged over an alleged armed robbery at Westmeadows. Police were called to the Westmeadows Tavern just after 5am on March 2,...

MP calls for calm

Remaining calm and working together is the message McEwen MP Rob Mitchell is sending out to all. The federal MP told Star Weekly residents needed...

COVID-19 cases rise in Hume

Eight new COVID-19 cases have been confirmed in Hume since yesterday, latest Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) data reveals. There are now 26...

Vale David Turnbull

Whittlesea council has paid tribute to former chief executive David Turnbull, who died following a battle with cancer. Mr Turnbull joined Whittlesea council in 1994...

More coronavirus cases confirmed

UPDATE The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Whittlesea and Hume has risen to 31, latest Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) data reveals. DHHS...

Government must act now to save public interest journalism

The Public Interest Journalism Initiative (PIJI) is calling on the federal government to put in place emergency measures to save the country's news industry...

COVID-19 count in Whittlesea and Hume

UPDATED The number of coronavirus cases recorded in Whittlesea increased overnight. Data from the Department of Health and Human Services reveals there are 11 cases of...

Three Woolworths stores reduce opening hours

The trading hours at three northern suburbs Woolworths stores have been reduced from today. Woolworths Epping, Bundoora and Plenty Valley are among 41 stores nationally...

Community newspapers under threat

Independent community newspapers may be forced to close within weeks unless the federal government unlocks up to $40 million in urgent funding. With a number...

Hume community lends a hand

Community-minded Hume residents are doing what they can to help others during the COVID-19 pandemic. With non-essential services, including cafes, restaurants, gyms and sports centres...

Education bridges generation gap

Hundreds of grandparents headed back to school for a day earlier this month, alongside their grandchildren from St Monica’s College. The Epping school opened its...

More police for Whittlesea

Three more police officers will be added to stations in Whittlesea as part of a state government plan to recruit, train and deploy 3000...

Good Friday Appeal house a labour of love

Big-hearted tradies and suppliers have pitched in to help build a Wollert house which will go under the hammer next month to raise money...

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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...

Vale David Turnbull