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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...

Nominations open for Maribyrnong civic awards

MARIBYRNONG City Council urges residents to nominate local groups or individuals for the 2007 City of Maribyrnong Civic Awards. Mayor Janet Rice said nominations were...

Schoolkids strut their stuff on West’s hip hop stage

A RAW combination of urban funk’s most challenging dance styles was on show in Footscray last month. Four intensive months of training and skill development...

800 in

MOREthan 800 people gathered in Footscray to protest against the Howard Government’s industrial relations laws last Sunday. The protest was organised by the Western Suburbs...

Patrols on a

MOST sports grounds will not be watered as a result of the State Government’s introduction on 1 November of the Stage 2 water...

Residents kick up a big stink

By Candice BoyleCOMMUNITY action groups and three city councils will soon appeal for State Government intervention if industries in the West don’t clean up...

Dreamtime

ARTIST Van Thanh Rudd has released his frustration with politics on canvas with the creation of “Genocide - the Australian Scream”. The artwork depicts a...

Rice waits

THE mayor of Maribyrnong, Janet Rice, will be included in a delegation to investigate human rights abuses in China. The delegation is waiting to hear...

Meeting to air

THE latest plans surrounding safety improvements at the Yarraville level crossing will be raised during a public meeting on Monday. Cross Safe at Yarraville, a...

Flap as missing bird takes off with imposter

By Christine de KockA KINGSVILLE resident is in a flap over a case of mistaken identity. Meaghan Threlfo and her partner found a tame corella...

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