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Jacksons Creek land to be rezoned for farms

Hume council has moved to clarify its intentions in proposing to rezone a block of land reserved for public purposes to farming land. The proposed...

Satellite lessons take off across Hume in first year

Hume council is pleased with the success of the Multiversity, video-conferencing-based program in its first year, and hopes community interest will translate into increased...

Get smart … Whittlesea is, and now it’s official

Whittlesea was last week named a ‘Smart 21 Community’ by a New York-based community governance group, Intelligent Communities Forum. Whittlesea joins 20 other cities around...

Face up to AIDA risk, says youth worker

Unacknowledged homosexuality and risky sexual behaviour is the main reason for the ongoing spread of the AIDS virus, warns leading drug and alcohol support...

Black Saturday memorial from seed of an idea

Amanda Gibson’s house in Cottles Bridge was about two kilometres from the fire when a wind change proved a saviour for her on Black...

Violence means passengers miss Roxburgh Park bus

The 901 bus is avoiding Roxburgh Park shopping centre and railway station at weekends after threats and physical violence against drivers. In the past six...

Students get jobs advice from those in the know

Decisions about elective subjects for next year, as much as exams, make the last weeks of school among the most challenging for years 9...

Determined Rhiannon’s Next Step well on the way

Few quadriplegics are able to ride a horse, live independently and drive a car, let alone walk again just four years after sustaining complete...

Sunbury decides: Secession on way, but questions emerge

Hume mayor Casey Nunn and chief executive Domenic Isola met Local Government Minister Jeanette Powell last week over Sunbury’s vote to set up its...

Hume heeds sun-smart lessons to be top of the class

Hume has earned a top score in a drive against skin cancer with all 32 council-managed childcare centres and preschools now part of Cancer...

Hume Whittlesea Local Learning students rewarded

Tomorrow is graduation day for vocational students and schools-based apprentices at Hume Whittlesea Local Learning. Awards will be presented at RMIT’s new Bundoora lecture...

Hume Whittlesea Local Learning students rewarded

Tomorrow is graduation day for vocational students and schools-based apprentices at Hume Whittlesea Local Learning. Awards will be presented at RMIT’s new Bundoora lecture...

Epping: Bikie shot in chest outside McCarty Avenue home

A bikie associated with the Hells Angels outlaw motorcycle gang has been shot outside his home in Epping. The injured man, Red Devils gang member...

Thomastown: Hells Angels Nomads face legal battle over clubhouse

The Hells Angels Nomads outlaw bikie gang is mobilising its forces to fight an order it remove the heavy fortifications at its Thomastown clubhouse...

Aitken College seeks fresh track for female stars

Greenvale’s Aitken College is exploring ways to broaden the horizons of its star female students. High achievers in maths and sciences were invited to take...

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Bombers names co-captains

Bonnie Toogood and Steph Cain will lead Essendon’s inaugural AFLW side onto the field. The two experienced footballers were announced on Tuesday as the Bombers...