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Cyclists pedal up for a quick repair

Cyclists getting out and about now have access to a public bike pump and repair station in Whittlesea. The council has installed the repair station...

A shining light in dark days

Mernda’s Kristen O’Bree credits the Starlight Children’s Foundation with making the Royal Children’s Hospital a more welcoming place for her family, especially son Chayse. Chayse,...

Reopen for business

Some libraries, leisure centres and community centres across Whittlesea and Hume have reopened to the public more than two months after the coronavirus pandemic...

School’s back

Schools across Hume and Whittlesea welcomed back the first of their students last week, bringing an end to two months of home schooling for...

Lotto luck at Craigieburn

One Hume lotto store is among the luckiest outlets in the state. Craigieburn’s Highlands News & Lotto is one of only two Victorian outlets to...

Number of active virus cases in Hume falls

There is just one active coronavirus case in Hume, down from 14 just a week ago. Latest data from the Department of Health and Human...

Express service as libraries defy lockdown

Hume residents can get lost in a good book during lockdown, with Hume Libraries launching a home delivery service. The library express service launched last...

Preschoolers learn from home

Hume’s youngest pupils are being given the opportunity to learn from home, following the launch of the council’s Preschool at Home program. The new initiative...

Police crackdown on warrants

By Jessica Micallef Hume Police Inspector Anthony Brown is calling on people who may have an outstanding warrant to come forward to police. Inspector Brown said...

Red Shield Appeal: It takes an army

Each May, volunteers from the Salvation Army hit the streets of Melbourne with donation tins to raise money for the annual Red Shield Appeal....

Whittlesea thanks its volunteers

Whittlesea council has paid tribute to its volunteers to mark National Volunteer Week. The theme of this year’s National volunteer week is ‘Changing Communities, Changing...

Misconduct allegation against Hume councillor

An allegation of misconduct has been made against a Hume councillor. Hume council chief executive, Domenic Isola this morning confirmed that the council had received...

Number of active COVID cases falls

The number of active coronavirus cases in Hume has fallen overnight. Latest Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) data shows there are currently nine...

New direction in face of adversity

Two northern suburbs companies have switched up their manufacturing processes to make much-needed plastic face shields for frontline workers. Workers at Ford’s Broadmeadows plant have...

Gambling losses down during COVID lockdown

Close to $35 million has been saved from being fed into gaming machines across Whittlesea and Hume since the coronavirus pandemic forced the closure...

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House prices rise in ‘underrated’ Meadow Heights

Real estate in Meadow Heights is proving to be hot property, with the suburb's median house price jumping by almost 14 per cent in...