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Hells Angels’ Thomastown hub at the top of police hit list

The Thomastown headquarters of the Hells Angels was the first address on the hit list of Victoria’s new anti-fortification law enforcers. Echo Taskforce members slapped...

Attempted armed robbery at Coolaroo business

Embona detectives from Fawkner are investigating an attempted armed robbery at a business in Coolaroo on Sunday morning. Investigators were told two males, about 175...

Families help out for good paws at Craigieburn

Teaching respect to children requires adults to practise what they preach, and that’s the basis of Willmott Park Primary School’s out-of-hours-care service and its...

Problems pile up with denial of early intervention

Kylie Fisher’s son Jesse was on the waiting list for a northern suburbs special-needs preschool for so long that he missed the cut-off and...

Sunbury decides: 60% who voted want out of Hume

Just under 60 per cent of residents who voted in the ‘Sunbury-out-of-Hume’ ballot want the town to secede and get its own shire. Only 51...

Sunbury decides: Vagueness mars the vote

Voting on whether Hume residents want Sunbury to stand alone as a municipality or stay with Hume council ends this Friday. As scrutineers prepare for...

Speeding motorists prompt push for flashing lights at school

Traffic surveys of Craigieburn’s main feeder road between the old and new town precincts reveal motorists consistently speeding at more than 20km/h above the...

Toy story’s new, bigger scene hits Sunbury

The Sunbury Toy Library has a new, bigger home. So it’s preparing to expand its collection of 400 toys at the new site, a...

Gulf War treatment in Coolaroo led to fury, book launch

Former deputy prime minister Tim Fischer will launch a book in Melbourne on Tuesday that is set in Coolaroo during the 1990 Gulf War. Sorry...

Marc of respect a key in football circles

Carlton captain Marc Murphy visited Oak Park and Epping last week in his role as a MacPack ambassador. The work of Murphy and other AFL...

Roxburgh Park man shot in face at Caroline Springs

Detectives are appealing for witnesses after a man was shot in the face in Caroline Springs this morning. Police and paramedics were called to Holland...

Man last seen in Glenroy as police seek help over shooting

Police have revealed the identity of a man allegedly involved in the shooting of another man with links to the Comanchero outlaw motorcycle gang...

Mosque bid to raise Coolaroo street’s spiritual temperature

If Adelaide is known as the city of churches, Kyabram Street in Coolaroo could come to be dubbed the spirituality strip of Hume’s city...

Plan for Melbourne: Councils ponder development report

The state government’s newly released Plan for Melbourne was greeted with muted reactions in Melbourne’s north. Whittlesea mayor Rex Griffin said his council was pleased...

Police step up intervention on family violence

An 11-year analysis of family violence court data shows police are becoming more involved in the intervention process in Whittlesea and Hume. The Australian Bureau...

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Campbellfield company faces 12 charges by EPA

A Campbellfield company faces 12 charges after an Environment Protection Authority investigation into fire and e-waste stockpiling at its Sydney Road premises. The maximum penalty...