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Black Saturday anniversary a time to reflect on the journey to come

With the 2014 fire season as a potent backdrop, Kinglake residents will gather to pay homage to lives lost and others changed forever as...

Multiple blazes keep the heat on city fringes

As Melbourne sweltered in last week’s savage heatwave, the inevitable happened. Fires erupted on the city’s fringes and significant population centres around the state...

Epping markets: Premier Napthine catches up on progress

Premier Denis Napthine visited Epping last week for his first tour of the site earmarked for relocation of Melbourne’s wholesale fruit, vegetable and flower...

Final resting places assigned to old TVs

Hume and Whittlesea residents can recycle their old analogue TV sets without cost – and without dumping them on naturestrips. With the switch to digital-only...

Final resting places assigned to old TVs

Hume and Whittlesea residents can recycle their old analogue TV sets without cost – and without dumping them on naturestrips. With the switch to digital-only...

Whittlesea green thumbs dig a little competition

Whittlesea’s 2013 garden competition winner Jennifer Hunt was praised for her picture-perfect garden. But 2014 bring an altogether different scenario with roses wilting and leaves...

Joining the wet set at Funfields adventure park

Surviving a Melbourne heatwave needed serious lateral thinking in 40-degree-plus scorchers last week, especially if you lived miles from a beach or shady river...

Missing Mill Park woman found safe and well

Missing Mill Park woman Karen Robinson has been found safe and well at Epping Plaza. The 76-year-old went missing from an Epping caravan park on...

Missing Mill Park woman found safe and well

Missing Mill Park woman Karen Robinson has been found safe and well at Epping Plaza. The 76-year-old went missing from an Epping caravan park on...

Armed trio attack woman in Reservoir break and enter

Three armed intruders kicked open the door of a 13-year-old’s Reservoir bedroom and demanded money early on Tuesday morning. Two women and a nine-year-old girl...

Armed trio attack woman in Reservoir break and enter

Three armed intruders kicked open the door of a 13-year-old’s Reservoir bedroom and demanded money early on Tuesday morning. Two women and a nine-year-old girl...

Metropolitan vision hits bumps in the road

Plan Melbourne, the Napthine government’s much-vaunted vision for a well-connected, well-designed modern metropolis, has hit a wall of negativity. Promising salvation from over- development in...

Makeover sought for Hume’s shabby welcome to the world

Councillors Geoff Porter, Alan Bolton and Chandra Bamunusinghe want answers to what they consider to be the “disgrace of Hume’s southern gateway”. The trio took...

Peter’s brilliant recovery from life’s cruel fate

Some young Sudanese migrants may have got a bad rap from Australian media, but only good news came from Africa Media Australia’s inaugural Victorian...

Hume mayor’s goodwill to all this Christmas

The spirit of Christmas, and its message of new life, embraces all faiths and all people. With Melbourne’s north now home to people from about...

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Law centre officially opened

A new partnership between La Trobe University and Whittlesea Community Connections has resulted in the La Trobe Law clinic being launched in Whittlesea. The clinic...

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