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Boral landfill: 1700 tell Melton council to stop plans

1700 residents have officially objected to Boral's plans for an extension of their Ravenhall landfill. The Weekly reported hundreds of residents attended a community meeting...

West youth program at risk without urgent funds

A program working with at-risk western suburbs youth will fold without urgent financial support, according to its head. Operation Newstart has assisted more than 2000...

Boral landfill fury: Residents fire up at public meeting

North-west residents have until April to lobby Melton council about controversial plans to expand a Deer Park landfill. Hundreds of angry residents gathered at Caroline...

Burglaries down despite increase in total crime across Brimbank

Rates of burglary and motor vehicle crime continue to slide in Brimbank. While the latest Victoria Police Statistics reveal a 4.5 per cent increase in...

Two more charges over dumped body at hospital

Two more people have been charged in relation to the death of an 18-year-old man whose naked body was dumped in front of Sunshine...

Murder charge over body dumped outside Sunshine Hospital

UPDATE: Homicide detectives have charged a man with murdering an 18-year-old whose naked body was found dumped outside Sunshine Hospital. A security guard found Hieu Nguyen,...

Sunshine North man charged over doctor stabbing

UPDATE:  A 48-year-old Sunshine North man has been charged with the attempted murder of a neurosurgeon who was stabbed at Western Hospital in Footscray...

Cat horror: Eye rolled out, face rotting away

A picture of badly neglected cat found outside a house in northern Brimbank earlier this month could go global. People for the Ethical Treatment of...

New look for the thin blue line across Brimbank, Melton

Brimbank and Melton police are stepping out in new uniforms. First unveiled by Victoria Police in December 2012, the dark blue uniforms are being introduced...

The place for fun and games at Brimbank Park

A new $1 million playscape in Brimbank Park – featuring eye-catching sculptures, a maze, cubbyhouse and giant Bunjil’s (eagle) nest – opened last week. The...

Abused Brimbank kids have a hero at hand

A dedication to helping teens affected by Brimbank’s extremely high child abuse rates has Angela Scarpaci in the running to become Victoria’s young achiever...

Residents to have say on Caroline Springs, Hillside road remedies

North-west residents have welcomed Melton council’s plans to ease traffic congestion and reduce risks to pedestrians in Caroline Springs and Hillside. The council will consult...

St Albans: Flying wheelie bin breaks pedestrian’s leg

A man has broken his leg after he was struck by a flying wheelie bin in St Albans. Police say a St Albans woman, aged...

Western Ring Road fixed cameras back on

Motorists using the Western Ring Road beware. Fixed speed cameras located west of Sydney Road are on again and focused on speeding motorists in both...

Bernie Finn slams ‘dastardly’ former Brimbank council

A new local government law will end the "corruption and dictatorship" which marked the former Brimbank council a scathing Member for Western Metropolitan Region...

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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...