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Agreement on David House

MARIBYRNONG City councillors agreed last Tuesday to begin negotiations with Annecto to find the “most appropriate and mutually beneficial instrument for the long term...

Carpet workers

By Christine de KockFELTEX workers in Tottenham and Braybrook are concerned about their job security after news that Australian carpet manufacturer Godfrey Hirst is...

Compo for rail delays

CITY of Maribyrnong train commuters might be given a free day ticket as compensation for the inconvenience caused by late trains last month. Connex will...

Teens turn to

TEENS who are usually labelled “newly arrived immigrants” or “refugees” are given the space to establish their own identity at RecWest in Braybrook. Andrew Hyland,...

Cash pursuit

Patti Manolis, manager of community learning and libraries, began the annual Library Books for East Timor Trivia Night in 2004, when she received a...

Community centre lobbies in a bid to save historic building

YARRAVILLE Community Centre is running a postcard petition across the western suburbs to focus political attention on the potential closure of the centre. Christine McCall,...

End is near

BY Candice BoyleCITY of Maribyrnong councillor Joseph Cutri has resigned and will not see out his term as the representative of the Stony Creek...

Mabel loses battle

By Christine de KockPOPULAR Yarraville resident Mabel Ward lost her battle with cancer last month. She was diagnosed with cancer of the gall bladder in...

Footscray pool rescue plan revived

By Christine de KockTHE State Government’s offer of a 25- metre pool to Brimbank City Council has rekindled the Save Footscray Pool campaign. Maribyrnong City...

Local policeman receives award

By Christine de KockFOOTSCRAY Police Sergeant Ian Brown was one of six Victorians awarded an Australian Police Medal on Friday. Sgt Brown received his awarded...

First Chancellor dies at 82

By Karen PohVICTORIA University’s Acting Vice Chancellor Professor John McCallum has paid tribute to the university’s first Chancellor, Creighton Burns. Mr Burns died on 20...

End of

SAVE Footscray Pool activists failed in a last-ditch attempt to persuade the Salvation Army to chose another site for its proposed aged care hostel. City...

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