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Porter not standing for re-election

Three-time mayor Geoff Porter has decided not to stand at the upcoming Hume council elections. The Meadow Valley Ward councillor decided in recent weeks not...

Four locations on high risk list

Four Hume locations are among the latest places added to Department of Health and Human Services' COVID-19 higher risk location list. Loocations on the list,...

Three charged with kidnapping

Three people have been arrested over an alleged kidnapping at a Whittlesea property in July. Police allege three people forced open the front door of...

Police officer suspended

A Senior Constable has been suspended following an incident at Northern Hospital on Sunday. Police were called to Cooper Street, Epping on Sunday to reports...

Push to extend JobKeeper payments

Hume councillors want the JobSeeker and JobKeeper payments extended in the current format beyond the end of September. Councillor Karen Sherry raised a motion at...

Jobs boost for Campbellfield

Hume is set for a jobs boost with 460 prison cells to be built in Campbellfield. Around 20 local manufacturing jobs will be created under...

Maternity services go online

Northern Health has launched virtual childbirth education classes to support expectant mothers and families during COVID-19. The hospital decided to implement the classes after feedback...

Drug overdoes rise in Whittlesea

The number of drug overdoses recorded in the Whittlesea- Wallan area rose by 28 per cent over four years, according to a new report. The...

Land set aside for school

A new prep-year 12 school is set to be built in Mickleham. The Potter George Group, which is building the Trijena residential project in Mickleham,...

Vandals target school

Craigieburn police are investigating the vandalism of Newbury Primary School. The school was notified on Saturday that someone had graffitied the words ‘open schools’ on...

SES attends call outs

SES crews attended 23 calls across Hume and Whittlesea following heavy winds on Monday and early Tuesday morning. There were heavy winds throughout Monday and...

Students’ design success

St Monica’s College Epping students tasted success at the Wool4School annual student design competition. The Australian wide competition invites students to design an outfit using...

Lalor stalwart hangs up scissors

It was a sad moment last week when Rino Minniti handed back the keys to his Lalor salon. Mr Minniti, who first opened a salon...

Students lend a hand

Lalor Secondary College students are putting their skills to good use as they look to find ways to help people get through the COVID-19...

Spoonville hits Craigieburn

Spoonville has made its way to Craigieburn. The worldwide craze which has seen children decorate spoons and put them out together in a public place...

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Push to extend JobKeeper payments

Hume councillors want the JobSeeker and JobKeeper payments extended in the current format beyond the end of September. Councillor Karen Sherry raised a motion at...