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Life lessons the new classroom for Kangan students

Community services students from Kangan Institute’s Broadmeadows campus are embracing new ways to complete their studies while making a difference in the community. The students,...

Floridia’s golden touch at Dairy Industry Awards

A Thomastown company has once again proved its cheese-making credentials, winning 16 awards at the recent Dairy Industry Association Awards. The annual awards recognise the...

Clean sweep as restrictions ease

Streets and high-touch surfaces across Whittlesea and Hume will receive extra cleaning and disinfecting as part of a state government cleaning blitz. The government has...

Wollert land acquisition key to future-proof roads

Whittlesea council will ask Planning Minister Richard Wynne to pave the way for the public acquisition of land in Wollert to enable the upgrade...

Whittlesea in line for more social housing

Whittlesea residents experiencing homelessness or escaping family violence will be able to access more social housing close to home thanks to new funding from...

Community champions recognised

A tennis club president, a music teacher and the founder of the Diamond Valley and Districts Vietnam Veterans sub-branch have been recognised in this...

Scraps to soil service to launch in Whittlesea

Whittlesea residents will be able to add their food scraps to their garden waste bin from next month. The council’s ‘scraps to soil’ recycling service...

Sisters lose locks for mum and nan

Two Craigieburn sisters have shaved their heads to support their mum and grandmother in their fight against breast cancer. Tabatha and Elizabeth Andrade parted ways...

Work approved to save historic Mayfield Farmhouse

Mernda’s historic Mayfield Farmhouse will be partially demolished to improve the safety of the building which was damaged by fire last year. A fire broke...

North a coronavirus hot spot

Parts of the northern and western suburbs have been labelled as hot spots for “low level” community transmission of COVID-19 by Victoria’s Chief Health...

Toy car puts brakes on surgery stress at Northern Hospital

Children having surgery at Northern Hospital are driving themselves into the operating theatre thanks to the Whittlesea Salvation Army. The Salvos, in collaboration with the...

Broadmeadows school closed after pupils test positive to COVID-19

A Broadmeadows school has been closed after two pupils tested positive to COVID-19. Victoria’s Chief Health Officer Brett Sutton confirmed St Dominic’s Catholic Primary School...

Hume councillor stands down for two months

Hume councillor Naim Kurt has apologised for what he has labelled “inappropriate” comments and behaviour and stood down from the council for two months...

Man charged over alleged Craigieburn shootings

A 25-year-old man has been charged over two alleged firearms incidents in Craigieburn. Police were called to the Hume Highway following reports a number of...

Craigieburn school closes after student tests positive for COVID-19

A Craigieburn primary school has been closed after a pupil tested positive for COVID-19. A prep pupil at Newbury Primary School tested positive for coronavirus...

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Northern Hospital staff test positive for coronavirus

Two new cases of coronavirus have been linked to the Northern Hospital. The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) this afternoon confirmed that two...