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HOBSONS Bay residents with outstanding fines must pay up before June to take advantage of the State Government’s four-month fee waiver scheme. Since February 1...

Gateway to fantasy

ALTONA Gate Shopping Centre’s Mosaic Moolah for Schools has headed into fantasy land this year. After the success of the inaugural project last year, the...

New $55,000 skate park ideal for young children

A NEW skate-park will be built at JK Grant Reserve near Cherry Park Lake. The $55,000 park will be the first facility to cater for...

Trades program

A UNIQUE year 10 western suburbs program tackling Australia’s skill shortage will face extinction in 2007 unless $80,000 is raised to help it...

Replica creates ripples

By Cameron WestonTHE Duyfken docked at Workshops Jetty in Williamstown last week, one of many stops on her 12,000 kilometre odyssey from Fremantle to...

What caucus?

VICTORIA’S branch of the Australian Labor Party denies a caucus exists within Hobsons Bay City Council. State secretary Stephen Newnham last week made this clear...

Council offers artist a fishy commission

By Hamish Heard A GIANT fish is set to adorn The Warmies in Newport, after Hobsons Bay City Council announced it had offered a local...

Bracks rules

By Kirsty Ross WILLIAMSTOWN MP Steve Bracks will become Victoria’s longest serving Labor premier, after he was elected for a third historic term. The Premier cruised...

School boost

Acting Premier John Thwaites and Member for Altona and Minister for Education Lynne Kosky announced the plan at the Laverton Forum on Thursday. Laverton Primary...

Altona sites

NEW names for three Altona facilities have been given the goahead by Hobsons Bay City Council. Last Tuesday’s council meeting confirmed the proposed names for...

Parking

BY Ann marie Angebrandt WILLIAMSTOWN traders are stunned they were not consulted about a council proposal that could discourage locals from patronising their businesses. The Hobsons...

Five held

The robberies took place in the early hours of the morning in Hoppers Crossing, Seabrook and Williamstown. The first robbery occurred on 25 November at...

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