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Brimbank commuters urged to take bus to stations

Cheaper train fares would ease traffic congestion if commuters did the right thing and stopped driving their cars to train stations, according to a...

Rich fund of outdoor fun for Springside K-9 College students

Cold, wintery weather didn’t stop Springside K-9 College students, including Paris (front left), having a spring in their step for last Thursday’s adidas school...

Brimbank council ‘no’ to five former school sites

Brimbank council has passed up the opportunity to buy five former school sites from the state government. The Education Department invited the council to buy...

Brimbank Park burn-off all part of fire season plan

Smoke billowed across the north-west after the Department of Environment and Primary Industries and Parks Victoria conducted a 12-hectare planned burn in Brimbank Park. Almost...

New $52m civic centre will reap big savings, says council

Sunshine’s $52 million community and civic centre will save Brimbank council millions of dollars in the long run, according to chairman John Watson. Unveiling designs...

Plans to overhaul Melbourne public transport zones, ticketing

Melburnians will be guaranteed free travel on trams within the CBD and Docklands, and zone 2 commuters will be charged a zone 1 fare...

Ravenhall tip: ‘Halted’ call until odour issues addressed, say council

LATEST: Controversial plans for the extension of the Ravenhall landfill should be halted until “significant” odour issues have been addressed, say Brimbank council. Objecting to...

Braybrook’s Lorraine rewarded for decades of volunteering

One of Maribyrnong’s most inspirational women has been honoured during International Women’s Day celebrations. Braybrook resident Lorraine Kennedy was recognised at a luncheon at Braybrook...

Ravenhall tip: About 6000 sign petitions against extension

Two petitions objecting to the extension of the Ravenhall landfill have attracted about 6000 signatures.  Kororoit MP Marlene Kairouz told the Weekly about 4000 signatures...

Ravenhall tip: Brimbank council advised to say no to extension

Controversial plans for the extension of a Ravenhall landfill should be halted until “significant” odour issues have been addressed, say Brimbank council officers. Officers have...

Bomb squad called to Caroline Springs shopping area

UPDATE: A man has been charged after he was intercepted by police yesterday in Caroline Springs driving an allegedly stolen vehicle with an explosive...

Derrimut garage fire destroys car, burns man

A man’s legs were burned and his car was destroyed in a garage fire at Derrimut on Sunday. MFB spokeswoman Heather Stockton said the man...

St Albans: A suburb put out to pasture, now on paper

It was designed as a grand town, fit for ‘‘good money’’, but suddenly became the suburb nobody wanted. The rich story of St Albans has...

Raids lead to firearm and drugs charges across Brimbank

Five Brimbank men have been charged with firearm and drug trafficking offences after pre-dawn raids across Melbourne’s north-west last Tuesday. Police said 100 kilograms of...

Fewer shops, more housing planned for Cairnlea

Revised plans for the controversial Cairnlea mixed use precinct, including fewer shops and more houses, are expected to be revealed soon. The Weekly revealed late...

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Jingle bells

Santa is already in town and sharing joy with shoppers at Watergardens Shopping Centre. The centre’s annual Christmas photos are already in process, with many...

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