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Toxic shock for residents

EXCLUSIVE More than 80 properties built on and around the closed Sunshine landfills are sitting on buried waste and are being exposed to methane gas. A...

Cleaning up the creek

A group of Albion residents sick of seeing Kororoit Creek filled with litter are taking action. The creek bed between Forrest Street and Fraser street...

Early green learning

Pupils from three learning centres have spent the past month helping to clean up Wyndham’s natural environment. Each Thursday during October, youngsters from Sparrow Early...

Green project wins gold

The Greening the West initiative to plant one million trees across the west has taken out a Victorian Premier’s Sustainability Award. The project was named...

Small ideas, big impact for pupils

More than 130 pupils from schools in Wyndham and Brimbank visited Werribee Open Range Zoo recently to share ideas about how to create a...

Young green thumbs

Spring is in the air and the garden at St Theresa’s Primary School is in full bloom. Pupils at the school have transformed a disused...

Stony Creek funding optimism

A Western suburbs MP says he is confident more funding will be found to complete the Upper Stony Creek Transformation Project. As reported by Star...

All aboard to clean up Albion station

Albion station will receive regular love and care following a lengthy community push. The Albion Action Group has been granted permission to do regular rubbish...

Council declares climate crisis

Brimbank council has joined a growing number of governments in declaring a climate emergency. The council last week unanimously passed a motion by Cr John...

Locals rubbish system

Derrimut residents say they have no faith in online reporting systems after illegally dumped rubbish has turned the side of Mt Derrimut road into...

Planting new ideas

Students of Marian College have rolled up their sleeves and got in touch with their inner green thumbs. Students joined in a number of activities,...

Going back for the future

Kororoit Creek and its surrounds will soon be teeming with fresh plant life and colour. The Friends of Kororoit Creek have unveiled a series of...

Endangered species ‘poisoned’

Critically endangered flora and fauna could be wiped out to make way for a large-scale development in Delahey. Digital4 Pty Ltd, which trades as Broadcast...

Council calls for toxic dump help

Brimbank council is calling for a zero tolerance approach from the state government for illegal storage and dumping of industrial and hazardous waste. It follows...

Compost plan takes root

Brimbank residents will soon find it easier to compost their household waste, with the council set to adopt a policy aimed at reducing landfill. The...

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Mystery Delahey winner

A Delahey resident could be the latest lucky winner of a $100,000 lotto jackpot but their identity remains a mystery. The winning ticket was purchased...

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