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Driver makes surprise visit in Taylors Hill

A man in his 30s lost control of his car, ran off the road and ploughed into the front bedroom of a home in...

Brimbank council election goes postal

Brimbank council administrators are at odds over how the first local election in eight years should be conducted, come October 2016. Residents will vote by...

VicRoads raises speed limit on Calder stretch

Calder Freeway motorists have had a major win with VicRoads increasing the speed limit on an outbound section of the freeway last Friday. The stretch...

Brimbank poker machine spending ‘sickening’

Poker machine spending in Brimbank is “sickening”, the council’s chairman of administrators John Watson freely admits. His comments come as the council joins an alliance...

Call for mandatory reporting of domestic abuse

The mother of a woman slain by her ice- addicted partner in Sunshine almost two years ago has called for mandatory reporting when domestic...

Answers expected about Brimbank NDIS cover

Thousands of Brimbank residents living with disabilities will know some time this month when the National Disability Insurance Scheme will be rolled out for...

Rate cap will cost Brimbank $29m over five years

The introduction of rate capping will cost Brimbank council almost $30 million over the next five years. In its submission to the Essential Services Commissions’s...

Parading the colours

Some Sunshine students went to school colourfully incognito last week … dressed as their favourite book characters. More than 250 students and staff from Sunshine...

School’s laps for cancer council

Purple and yellow, the colours of the Cancer Council’s Relay for Life, went round and round at St George Preca Primary School in Caroline...

Hub of activity

Brimbank Bicycle Education Centre is always a hive of activity … and not just for cyclists. Victoria University Secondary College Year 12 student Lazar Trajcevski...

Family violence cases soar across north west

Hume is a hotbed of family violence in Melbourne’s north and west. According to Crime Statistics Agency figures, Hume had the greatest number of “family...

Caroline Springs family’s home invasion terror

Police are looking for two men, armed with a metal pole and firearm, who forced their way into a Caroline Springs home last night. The men...

Expectant mums can visit GPs for antenatal care

  Expectant mums will be able to consult their own doctor during most pregnancies under a model used at Werribee Mercy Hospital. The Shared Maternity Care...

MP calls for more youth workers in the west

A western suburbs MP has backed calls for an increase in outreach youth workers in disadvantaged suburbs in the west. In State Parliament last week,...

Nine-hour blitz nets $275,000 in unpaid fines

A nine-hour police blitz on Melton drivers netted more than $275,000 in unpaid fines last week. Police used automatic numberplate recognition to identify offenders in...

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Thunder digging deep

Keilor Thunder’s character is starting to shine through in the National Basketball League 1 South women’s competition. After coming from 24 points down the previous...