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Extra Bundoora ring road lanes a nod to growth areas

After two years of works, six lanes are open along the ring road between Edgars and Plenty roads in Bundoora. The additional lane in each...

Holy Child Primary School expo highlights healthy living

Being healthy is core curriculum for Hume teachers and educators. Learning about healthy living starts early in Melbourne’s north, which has among the highest rates...

Whittlesea council calls for mandatory cap on pokies bets

Whittlesea council is calling for nationwide mandatory gambling reforms, including a maximum allowable bet on gaming machines of $1 per spin with maximum $120...

Sunbury secession: Petition seeks halt to out-of-Hume move

Residents groups are circulating a petition calling for a halt to the state government’s Sunbury-out-of-Hume process. The petition, organised by the Broadmeadows Progress Association (BPA)...

Wrong way: Truck driver charged over Hume Highway incident

UPDATE: Police have charged a 64-year-old Shepparton truck driver with six offences, including two counts of conduct endangering life, after he was eventually stopped...

Doreen woman dies after car collides with truck

A 25 year old woman driver was killed in Doreen on Tuesday night following a collision with a truck. The collision happened just after 3pm...

Coolaroo mosque case gets adjourned at VCAT

A Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal hearing into objections by Broadmeadows Progress Association secretary John Rutherford against Hume council’s decision to grant a permit...

Clear way sought on Doreen road impasse

A section of road in the Doreen Recreation Reserve is stalling plans to have Yan Yean Road declared a state road. VicRoads’ metro north-west regional...

Lalor’s Basma goes thrill seeking for a cause

It’s been done in Britain, but this will be a Melbourne first. A bunch of people are going to jump off a 113-metre building...

Evergreen oaks a tribute to friendship at Good Shepherd

Along the ridges and valleys of the Gallipoli peninsula in Turkey grow small oak trees. This prickly plant became notorious among Anzac soldiers during...

Sunbury secession: Separation anxiety as questions asked

There is a growing outcry about the legitimacy of state government processes in separating Sunbury from Hume municipality. An increasing number of Hume councillors are...

Scholarships, grants among Hume arts awards

Hume’s creative artists can apply for the council’s 2014 arts awards. Winners across categories including emerging and established visual and performing artists and a youth...

Lani’s long ride in memory of younger sister ‘Flea’

Sunbury’s Lani Bullen will mount her bike tomorrow and set off on a journey from Tylden to Broome to honour her younger sister Elke. Elke,...

Epping fireys celebrate colourful history, bright future | Gallery

The Epping Bush Fire Brigade was formed against the backdrop of World War II in March 1944 by a group of proactive local farmers...

Officers get tough on crime at Coolaroo train station

Protective Services Officers began their twilight supervision of Coolaroo railway station last Tuesday in line with the state government’s “tough on crime” stance. They will...

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GP-run respiratory clinics to open in Hume, Whittlesea

New GP respiratory clinics will open in Whittlesea and Hume to enable people to access COVID-19 testing and respiratory assessments close to home, without...