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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...

Programs funded

HOBSONS Bay City Council has received State Government funding to assist with planning for local economic development and community programs. The Hobsons Bay joined Buloke...

Paas to try again

By Briar SinclairAFTER failing to win a seat on Hobsons Bay City Council last year, Newport resident Hans Paas will try his luck in...

Off to the UAR

BY Ann Marie Angebrandt NEWPORT teachers Brett and Nicole Scott flew to the Middle East last week to face the biggest personal and professional challenge...

Inventor wins for

By Cameron WestoNA WILLIAMSTOWN man’s inventiveness and creativity has been acknowledged on national television for his revolutionary wheelchair. Colin Johanson last week won the...

‘Copter plan stalls

By Cameron WestonHOBSONS Bay City Council has grounded a plan by Burbank Homes to operate a helicopter from its Altona business park by refusing...

Officers begin hunt for hoons

By Briar SinclairWILLIAMSTOWN Traffic Management Unit (TMU) has already begun its annual hunt for hoons at summer burnout hotspots. Sergeant Graeme Lee said last weekend...

Scouting tradition

By Ann Marie THE Ould family is somewhat like a mini royal family of the district’s scouting movement. Matriarch Lesley Ould, 65, has been the 2nd...

Skilled

By Cameron WestonTHE skills shortage has led employers to look overseas when recruiting, but one local woman says there is an untapped pool of...

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