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Baton bearer set

Cassie MaherDOCTORS told AndreaHolliday six years ago she would never walk again. But Mrs Holliday will defy medical opinion when she takes some tentative but...

Park chaos

By Kirsty Ross POTENTIALLY harmful levels of lead at Altona parkland has thrown a planned redevelopment into disarray, as Hobsons Bay City Council admits it...

Dreaming big

Cameron WestonONE of Hobsons Bay’s most dedicated citizens was last week honoured for his years of service promoting the arts and protecting the local...

Centre opens

By Hamish HeardLAST week’s opening of a redeveloped Altona North Early Childhood Centre came not a minute too soon, with new figures showing a...

Vets

THEY are thicker through the middle these days, and sometimes a little grey around the temples, but they still know how to carve. These days,...

Man dies in

Cameron Weston A MAN was stabbed to death and two others wounded in Spotswood on Saturday night, in an attack police have described as “random...

Navy claim anchored

By Roxanne MillarWILLIAMSTOWN will navigate its way onto the history charts this month when it finally claims ownership as the birthplace of Australia’s first...

Time and tide wait for no excavator

THE Russian saying ‘do not dig a hole for somebody else; you yourself will fall into it’ was literally proven last Thursday on Altona...

City rejects day care plan

HOBSONS Bay City Council last week voted to reject a pilot plan to provide additional child-care services to residents in the municipality. The council...

Pokies win West

By Ann Marie AngebrandtTHE West is losing the war against problemgambling, according to the latest figures. They indicate that spending on electronic gaming machines rose...

Thomas’ lawyer quits

By Kirsty Ross WERRIBEE father-of-three Jack Thomas must find a new solicitor for his defence team as he fights terrorism-related charges, after his lawyer...

2030

HOBSONS Bay City Council says the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT) is damaging neighbourhoods by supporting “development at all costs”. The council has resolved...

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