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Reminder of another era to be restored

A reminder of a time gone by is set to be returned to its former glory. The historic Keilor Plains Police hut will be rebuilt...

Church chalks up 100

Sunshine’s oldest surviving church is 100 this month. The Sunshine Baptist, The Slovak Baptist and GraceWest Bible churches have used the church in that time...

Cairnlea’s secret powder revealed

Tucked away in the grassy suburb of Cairnlea lies a small building. It looks unimpressive and you’d be forgiven for walking past it without a...

When a home really is a castle

Meet the king of the castle. Keilor’s much-loved Overnewton Castle turns 170 this year and one man can be credited with helping to keep it...

Keilor church for sale

A Keilor landmark could soon be lost to the community. The owner of the former Christ Church Anglican has tried to lease the building to...

Church future at risk

A piece of Keilor’s history is in danger of being lost to the community. After numerous failed attempts to lease the former Christ Church Anglican...

Brimbank history to be preserved

Two historical Brimbank sites are in line to receive heritage overlay. The Brimbank council will seek authorisation from the minister for planning to apply an...

Heritage saves house

A heritage-listed house in Sunshine has been saved from demolition. The Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal has upheld a Brimbank council decision to refuse a...

The end for Albion’s Stuart McKay house

The last surviving Albion house connected to the family of pioneering Sunshine industrialist HV McKay is...

Residents object to demolition of heritage Sunshine house

Residents are objecting to a proposal to demolish a heritage-listed house in Sunshine to make way for two townhouses. Brimbank council received a planning permit...

Heritage listed police hut sitting in a heap awaiting funding

Plans to re-assemble Keilor’s first police station have ground to a halt because the project has repeatedly failed to qualify for state government assistance. The...

VCAT approves Headlie house demolition

The former home of a famous Sunshine inventor will be demolished. The Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal overturned a Brimbank council decision to reject the...

Call to demolish historic ‘monstrosity’

A petition calling on a derelict “architectural monstrosity” in Sunshine to be demolished has attracted 240 signatures despite the building's historical significance. Brimbank council voted last September to make...

Historic pub gets a makeover

One of Melbourne’s oldest pubs is getting a makeover – from top to bottom, inside and out. About $4.5million has been invested in what’s believed...

Picnic packed with history

History buffs who love a leisurely picnic can pack a hamper early next month for the latest Friends of the HV McKay Memorial Gardens...

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Growing a more conscious farming future

A Keilor not-for-profit organisation is striving to create the next generation of sustainable farmers with a focus on stewarding lands and caring for community,...

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