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Sunbury secession: Split must be quick, says hume councillor

The axe should fall sooner rather than later to separate Sunbury from Hume, Cr Jack Medcraft told his Hume council colleagues last week. Counter to Local Government...

Dallas mosque: Attack rocks Islamic Turkish community

Hume’s Islamic Turkish community is struggling to come to grips with a random attack on worshippers at its Dallas mosque last Thursday. The attack...

Black Saturday: Community spirit to be set in stone

After almost four years of planning, construction of Whittlesea’s 2009 bushfire memorial is under way at the corner of Coombs, Humevale and Yea roads. Work...

Mernda resident turns to Facebook in bid for police station

A Mernda man has set up a Facebook page as part of his campaign to get a police station in the area ­– and...

$3 million promise for Craigieburn aquatic centre

The state government has committed $3 million to a new aquatic and sports complex at Craigieburn. Hume mayor Casey Nunn and fellow Aitken ward councillor Alan...

Doc sees the big picture and communities benefit

The new $330 million Craigieburn Central shopping complex is home to more than 160 retailers, including an outlet from Mexican food chain-cum-humanitarian organisation Zambrero...

Doc sees the big picture and communities benefit

The new $330 million Craigieburn Central shopping complex is home to more than 160 retailers, including an outlet from Mexican food chain-cum-humanitarian organisation Zambrero...

Take a walk on the safe side at Peter Lalor Walkway

Pedestrians will no longer jostle for space alongside fruit and vegetable traders in the newly refurbished Peter Lalor Walkway. Whittlesea mayor Mary Lalios, Crime Prevention...

Moonee Ponds stabbing: Meadow Heights man charged with murder

UPDATE: A man murdered a Moonee Ponds couple by repeatedly stabbing them after an argument over a debt for plaster work he had done at...

Moonee Ponds: Two dead in Darling Street home

UPDATE: A woman and man have been murdered while three children aged five and under were sleeping in the bedroom of a house in...

Dallas mosque: Man charged has mental health issues

LATEST: A man charged with a stabbing murder at an outer-Melbourne Islamic centre on Thursday had previously been diagnosed with mental health issues. Erol Elmas, 22,...

Sunbury secession: Minister heralds mapping of breakaway Sunbury shire

Hume council faces another year or two to deal with Sunbury’s agenda to excise itself from the municipality, while the state government tries to...

Sunbury secession: ‘No’ campaigners state their case

Sunbury residents Sharon Phillips and Raz De Vito go where few have been brave enough to tread for fear of being branded “the no...

Fewer getting away with family violence across the north

Reported instances of family violence are on the rise in Whittlesea and Hume, according to the latest Victoria Police figures. The crime statistics released last...

Pyne’s backflip on reforms a source of principal pain

The federal government’s backflip on Gonski funding has angered school principals as education funding worth billions of dollars is in doubt. Despite the Coalition’s promises...

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Next step for Childs Road Upgrade

Another step forward will be taken in the Childs Road Upgrade in Mill Park, with traffic shifting onto newly built lanes to enable work...