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Police seeking witnesses to alleged hit-run

Police are seeking witnesses and footage to an alleged hit-run in Epping on Tuesday. Investigators from the Whittlesea Crime Investigation Unit have been told a...

Australia Day in Whittlesea, Hume

New Australian citizens will be welcomed into the Hume and Whittlesea communities today to mark Australia Day. While Hume and Whittlesea councils won't be holding...

Man charged following stabbing incident in Mill Park

A Mill Park man has been charged with two counts of murder following the death of a woman and a girl in the suburb...

Two charged after impersonating police and carjacking

Two men have been charged by the North West Region Crime Squad following an alleged crime spree that included them impersonating police and carjacking...

Craigieburn Road lane closures

Motorists are being advised to expect lane closures on Craigieburn Road over the coming weeks as part of upgrade works. Major Road Projects Victoria is...

Lane closures, reduced speed limits on Epping Road

The speed limit will be lowered to 40km/h and there will be rolling lane closures on sections of Epping Road over the coming weeks...

Victoria Police roll out number plate scanning tech

Victoria Police has established new technology that will allow them to scan for unlicensed drivers. The automatic number plate recognition (ANPR) equipment will be...

La Trobe University study aims to prevent arthritis after ACL injury

A La Trobe University researcher has found exercise therapy can help keep people active after an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) knee injury. A study by...

Blue-collar workers hit hard by COVID-19

Municipalities with a high number of blue-collar workers and families from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, including Hume and Whittlesea, were the hardest hit...

Newborn screening test targets rare genetic disorders

A new screening test for three rare genetic disorders in babies is giving hope to parents like Wollert's Chrissy Cimino. Researchers from the Murdoch Children’s...

Extreme heat timetable for V/Line services

Trains will be running at slower speeds on the Seymour and Shepparton lines on Monday, with temperatures set to soar into the mid-30s. V/Line said...

Probationary driver caught at twice the speed limit in Campbellfield

A P-plate driver had his car impounded after being clocked travelling at 163km/h in an 80km/h zone on the Hume Highway. Fawkner Highway Patrol officers...

Plant, produce and recipe swap

Craigieburn Library will be hosting a plant, produce and recipe swap for all ages to enjoy next month. Residents are invited to bring along plants,...

Fire Danger Period in full force

Everyone in Victoria who lives near dense forest, bush, grassland or coast should be aware of the risks and requirements of living in bushfire...

Community calendar – Melbourne’s west

Want to know what to do this week? Check out what community events are happening in Melbourne’s west. Want your event listed? Community Calendar is...

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Exhibition celebrates Whittlesea’s artists

A new exhibition is set to celebrate the work of Whittlesea's artists. Connections, will be on display at the City of Whittlesea offices in South...