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New breast screen service

Whittlesea and Hume residents will have improved access to breast screening services as part of a new state government initiative. The government said five new...

Teachers honoured for their extensive service in the industry

Teachers in Melbourne’s north were amongst hundreds honoured on Sunday, June 19 for their service to the public education system over the years. Mill Park...

A birthday wish come true

Robert Whaites’ dream of cruising the streets in a Ferrari came true on Thursday June 23, when a snazzy black sports car pulled up...

Lighting up Hume

The Town Hall Broadmeadows was lit in an array of lights for Hume’s Winter Lights Festival on Saturday, June 18. There was something for...

Berry’s thirteenth CEO sleepout

It’s her thirteenth consecutive year taking part in Vinnies CEO Sleepout but for Berry McSherry it’s a cause that hits close to home. Having experienced...

Bundoora soil project receives funding

Cirque du Soil in Bundoora is one of six projects sharing in $1.6 million through the state government’s Recycling Victoria Research and Development Fund...

Victorians breaking plumbing rules fined tens of thousands

Plumbing practitioners breaking the rules and individuals impersonating plumbers have been penalised over $40,000 by the Victorian Building Authority (VBA) for work done in...

New app to help get active

Victorians, such as those in Hume and Whittlesea, can now download the ‘Get Active’ free app that provides users with exercise tips and workout...

Grants open to increase road safety

Council's in Melbourne's north can now apply for a state government grant to help address road safety concerns in the municipality. Applications opened on...

Greenvale man charged following breach of Firearm Prohibition Order

Detectives have charged a Greenvale man following a breach of an Firearm Prohibition Order (FPO). The 31-year-old was arrested at a residential property in Airport...

Fire breaks out at Craigieburn Central

A structural fire broke out at a charcoal chicken shop at Craigieburn Central this morning. Firefighters were called to the scene. The Coles quadrant of...

Gladstone Park builder facing suspension over Taylors Hill balcony

A Gladstone Park based commercial building company is facing imminent suspension for up to three years for breaches of the building act, relating to...

Superheroes support kids in need

When Lalor local Lyn Fitzpatrick went in for her 20 week scan she was not expecting to learn that her unborn child had a...

New program encouraging youth in Whittlesea to join local government

The Victorian Local Governance Association (VLGA) is calling on young people from culturally diverse backgrounds from the City of Whittlesea to join their ‘Stepping...

Refugee Week at Hume

Hume city council celebrated the municipality’s rich and diverse culture for Refugee Week at the Global Learning Centre in Craigieburn on Tuesday, June 21....

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Station delay frustrates brigade

Craigieburn Fire Brigade captain Chris Gray says firefighters are frustrated the suburb’s new fire station remains unbuilt, more than four years after it was...

Magpies dig deep