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A message of kindness

One thousand handmade hearts are hanging from a tree outside Thomastown Library as a symbol of the community's kindness. The hearts have been created by...

Fears pizza shop won’t survive

The operator of an Epping pizza shop is worried his business won't survive a lengthy shut down, after a fire at a neighbouring milk...

Lessons in life during a pandemic

Star Weekly asked year 12 students from Hume Anglican Grammar what it has been like to do their VCE studies while in a global...

Police investigate alleged Lalor stabbing

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding a stabbing in Lalor yesterday. Officers have been told a 22-year-old man was taking out rubbish about 12.50am when...

Petition protests housing plan

Close to 1000 people have signed an online petition calling for Whittlesea council to abandon plans to lease vacant land in Wollert to a...

Community grants open

Community groups are being encouraged to apply for the next round of the Dyson Community Grants. The grants program, funded by the Dyson Group of...

North records more than 300 new COVID cases

More than 60 per cent of COVID-19 cases recorded in the past 24 hours in Victoria reside in the northern suburbs. COVID-19 response commander Jeroen...

Listen to our experts: Northern Hospital nurse

Northern Hospital’s acting chief nursing and midwifery officer Lisa Cox wants the community to listen to those in the know when it comes to...

Oval revamp celebrated

The football and cricket communities of Doreen are celebrating the upcoming redevelopment of Laurimar Recreation Reserve’s west oval. The upgrade will include the installation of...

Travel inspires author

Craigieburn local Shelley Cass has grown from an embarrassed student who struggled to learn to read, to a successful author celebrating the release of...

Northern, western suburbs top state’s COVID cases

Eighty-eight per cent of today’s new COVID-19 cases are in the northern and western suburbs. COVID-19 response commander Jeroen Weimar confirmed 274 of the 423...

Family of Mill Park worker urges vaccinations after death

The family of a long-term employee of Serco, Mill Park, is urging the community to get vaccinated after he died in hospital from COVID-19. In...

Cat curfew flagged

Whittlesea's feline residents could be subject to a cat curfew under a new plan being considered by council. The council is seeking feedback on its...

A bard in Doreen’s midst

A Doreen resident has been initiated into the College of Bards of Gorsedh Kernow. The bards of Gorsedh Kernow help to maintain the national Celtic...

Hume man in 20s dies from COVID, postcodes on high alert

A man from Hume in his 20s has died from COVID-19 as five Hume postcodes have been put on high alert after recording some...

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Hume community feedback wanted

Hume council’s draft community vision and draft council plan 2021-25 is now open for community feedback. Councillor Jarrod Bell said at a council meeting last...