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Call to reopen restaurants

One of Hume’s premier dining facilities is calling on the state government to reopen the Victorian hospitality industry. Marnong Estate, in Mickleham, has been open...

Firefighters step up

Whittlesea firefighters Brandon and Stephanie Smith are using whatever steps they can find to complete the One Million Steps For Mental Health challenge. Running instead...

Tennis restrictions ‘disappointing’

Tennis courts remain closed across metropolitan Melbourne much to the shock of coaches and players. There had been some hope that tennis would be allowed...

Police issue scam warning

Whittlesea residents are being warned about a telephone scammer who is saying they're a police officer from the Mill Park police station. Polic recently took...

Hub offers mental health support

A new mental health hub has opened in Broadmeadows to provide greater access to support to deal with the mental health impacts of COVID-19. The...

Supporting the arts

A new website is helping put a spotlight on unique art, music, dance and other creative forms created in Whittlesea. The Whittlesea Arts website, set...

Active virus cases plummet

Active COVID-19 cases in Hume and Whittlesea have dropped below 10, as the statewide case count continues to fall. Hume – a hotspot for most...

Masons Road to remain two-way

Masons Road is set to remain open to two-way traffic, following feedback from residents. Whittlesea council conducted a one-way trial of Masons Road earlier this...

Stories from the pandemic

Whittlesea residents are being encouraged to create videos to share their experiences during lockdown. Whittlesea council has started a community video project that encourages people...

Thefts drive crime rise

Hume is one of Victoria's most crime-affected municipalities, recording the fourth-highest number of offences in the state in the 12 months to June. According to...

Seniors festival turns to radio

Bundoora radio station 3KND had no hesitation in getting involved in this year's re-imagined Victorian Seniors Festival. With no actual events allowed to occur due...

Two spots up for grabs in Meadow Valley

Two new faces will represent the Meadow Valley ward on Hume council. Three-time former mayor Geoff Porter and councillor Jana Taylor have decided not to...

Candidates want change in Aitken ward

Four current councillors and two former councillors are among those seeking election for the Aitken ward in the Hume council election. Overall, 27 candidates have...

Mickleham Road a top priority

The duplication of Mickleham Road has been named as the top priority for the Interface Councils. The Interface Councils, a group of 10 councils that...

Outdoor dining on the menu

Outdoor dining is set to be on the menu this summer across Whittlesea. Businesses across the state have been given the go-ahead to expand their...

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Mickleham quarantine facility on track to open in January

The COVID-19 quarantine facility under construction in Mickleham is on track to open in January, according to the state government. The hub, proposed for a...