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New biotech facility at Melbourne Airport Business Park

A new biotech manufacturing facility will be built at the Melbourne Airport Business Park. Seqirus, a subsidiary of Victorian-based global biopharmaceutical leader CSL, will invest...

Schools big winners in the budget

Schools in Whittlesea and Hume are the big winners in today’s Victorian state budget. Three schools in Whittlesea and two in Hume have received funding...

Buses replacing trains on the Mernda line

UPDATE: Trains have resumed on the Mernda Line. Buses were replacing trains on the Mernda Line between Bell Street and Epping stations after a person...

Support for budding scientists

A new partnership between Broadmeadows-based CSL Behring and La Trobe University's In2Science program will help educate the next generation of scientists. CSL Behring has signed...

Swimming for joy

Kids were jumping back in the water last week as swimming lessons resumed as restrictions eased in Victoria. JUMP! Swim School, which operates at Bundoora,...

Body found in Mernda

Friends and family have paid tribute to Celeste Manno after her body was found at a property in Mernda this morning. Ms Manno's body was...

Deadly airbags in thousands of care

Thousands of car owners in the north west are driving around with deadly Takata airbags in their vehicles, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission...

Shoppers return

Craigieburn residents are making the most of being able to head to the shops after stores were closed for three months. With the majority of...

Minniti named local hero

Northern Health Foundation patron Josie Minniti has been named one of three Plenty Valley Westfield Local Heroes. ‘Westfield Local Heroes’ is a recognition and...

Green light for 69-dwelling development

A Thomastown development which attracted more than 50 objections from residents is set to go ahead after the state's peak planning body overturned Whittlesea...

Helping hand for Salvos

The Craigieburn Salvation Army has been helping struggling families throughout the COVID-19 pandemic and now they are receiving some help of their own. Stockland’s Highlands...

Broady link in vaccine quest

A Broadmeadows company is at the forefront of Australia’s quest to find a COVID-19 vaccine. CSL Limited, a leading global biotechnology company, is manufacturing two...

Appeal brings pets hope

Purchasing a tree decoration this Christmas can help save the lives of animals in need across Victoria. The Petbarn Foundation, Petbarn’s charitable arm, has announced...

Craigieburn, Doreen like to shop

Craigieburn and Doreen shoppers continue to spend big online, according to Australia Post figures. With shops remaining closed during September due to COVID-19 restrictions, it...

Patron cap a box office flop

A Craigieburn cinema operator has warned it will likely have to turn people away from sessions because the cap on patron numbers is too...

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Mernda hoping to gain momentum

Mernda needs to hold onto momentum longer in games if it's to close the gap in the Diamond Valley Cricket Association Money Shield. The Demons...

Swimming for joy