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Westmeadows hotel plan rejected

Plans for a hotel in Ardlie Street, Westmeadows have been knocked back by Hume council following 252 objections from residents. The council also received a...

Woman dies following Humevale crash

A woman has died after a car crashed into a tree in Humevale last night. Police said the woman, the sole occupant of the car,...

Buses to replace trains along Mernda line

Buses will replace trains on some sections of the Mernda line this week. Train stations at Bell and Preston will be demolished as part...

Hub divides community

A state government proposal for a 500-bed COVID-19 quarantine hub in Mickleham has divided the community. Last week, Acting Premier James Merlino revealed that a...

Craigieburn Road upgrade a step closer

An upgrade to Craigieburn Road is a step closer, with a construction company awarded the contract for the project. The state and federal governments last...

Sunbury show of strength

Hundreds of people have taken to the streets of Sunbury to voice their disapproval at the proposed dumping of contaminated soil at a site...

Extra police on the way for Whittlesea

Whittlesea's police ranks will be bolstered, with three new officers allocated to the area. The new officers are part of an allocation of 2700 new...

Council “not consulted” about COVID quarantine hub in Mickleham

UPDATE: Hume council says it was not consulted about the construction of a 500-bed quarantine hub in Mickleham. Mayor Joseph Haweil said: "Hume City Council...

Man charged following Epping police station incident

Police have charged a man following an incident outside Epping police station last night. It is alleged the 54-year-old man approached the High Street station’s...

My Place – Hume Inspector Dean Clinton

Hume has recently been appointed a new inspector, Dean Clinton. He spoke with Michaela Meade about his new role, and how keen he is...

New kinder proving popular

Wollert East kindergarten is still under construction, yet the three- and four- year- old kindergarten programs for 2022 already has enrolments. Wollert resident Tejaswi Phani...

Online shopping popular in north

Craigieburn and Doreen have been named in the top 10 suburbs for online shopping in the country. Australia Post’s 2021 Inside Australian Online Shopping report...

COVID traces found in wastewater in Epping, South Morang and Wollert

Traces of the coronavirus have been detected in wastewater in Epping, South Morang and Wollert. Residents and visitors of the areas between Saturday, April 17...

Appeal for information following car thefts

Police are appealing for information after a series of thefts from cars in Doreen on Sunday. Police from Whittlesea Crime Investigation Unit said cars containing...

Greening Whittlesea

Whittlesea council has resolved to make the city “greener, cooler, more liveable” as part of its new Greening Whittlesea City Forest Strategy (GWS). The...

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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...