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Search for missing campers found 2100 bone fragments

Police recovered more than 2000 bone fragments in their search for the remains of missing campers Russell Hill and Carol Clay, a jury has...

Items found in search for Samantha Murphy’s body

Police have uncovered items of interest during a search in the investigation of missing mother Samantha Murphy. Detectives from the Victoria Police Missing Persons Squad...

Inside Southern Cross Grammar’s upcoming ‘The Addams Family’ production

The Addams Family is coming to Caroline Springs this week. Students from Southern Cross Grammar will present ‘The Addams Family’ in four shows in...

A helping hand? How about a helping paw

They are affectionately known as man’s best friend, but for some, it's about more than companionship. In Melton, Brigitte Herdel is helping the most vulnerable...

Sydenham-Hillside receive funding for women’s cricket

Sydenham-Hillside Cricket Club will receive $3100 to put towards its women’s cricket academy. The club is among 119 community sport and active recreation organisations...

New pavilion almost done

The new community sports pavilion at Melton Recreation Reserve is due to be finished in July. It will serve as a hub for local football,...

Gun linked to camper deaths in ‘good working order’

It would be difficult for a gun linked to the deaths of campers Russell Hill and Carol Clay to go off accidentally, forensic police...

Centrals building into season

Things are starting to come together for Melton Centrals in the Riddell District Netball League. After a slow start to the season, Centrals have started...

Bears keep winning

Burnside Heights keep finding ways to get wins on the board in Essendon District Football League division 2 competition. The Bears are one of two...

Around the grounds

There was plenty of action on the sporting fields on Saturday and Star Weekly photographer Ljubica Vrankovic was out shooting some of the football,...

O’Sullivan celebrates career milestone

Young reinsman Sean O’Sullivan achieved a career milestone when he landed his first metropolitan win after Angus Indiana completed a hat trick of wins...

Thoroughbreds back on winners list

Melton Thoroughbreds are back on the winners list in the Big V men’s division 2 competition. After dropping matches either side of a bye, the...

Warriors stun Cougars

The Western Warriors produced one of its strongest performances of the Victorian Netball League championship season to knock off the Geelong Cougars. Playing at home...

Debra Ogston takes the helm at Bacchus Marsh Grammar

Bacchus Marsh Grammar is pleased to announce the appointment of its fourth and new principal from 2025, Mrs Debra Ogston. This is an exciting appointment...

Education redefined at Global Village Learning

Global Village Learning (GVL), formerly known as Gisborne Montessori School, is redefining education in the Macedon Ranges by empowering learners to build communities that...

Downsize to a bigger life at Lifestyle Communities

Lifestyle Communities is a world where downsizing your home means upgrading to a more vibrant life filled with unlimited possibilities. The Lifestyle Communities team...

Why custom mouthguards matter to prevent dental injuries

Last week, I had a great time meeting with the Bacchus Marsh Football and Netball team. It was inspiring to see the community come...

The IPC Health Care Finder Service can help you find the care you need!

Would you like assistance with daily tasks to help you stay in your home for longer? Are you struggling to understand and access aged...

Downsize to a bigger life at Lifestyle Communities

Lifestyle Communities is a world where downsizing your home means upgrading to a more vibrant life filled with unlimited possibilities. The Lifestyle Communities team...

From the archives

40 years ago May 30, 1984 Melton council will ask agents associated with the Newmarket Saleyards to investigate relocating the livestock selling complex at Rockbank. 25...

Helping family violence victims

The North Western Melbourne Primary Health Network (NWMPHN) is on a mission to protect and support patients experiencing family violence through its innovative program,...

Melton is cashing in big

Melton residents are champions when it comes to recyling with more than 14.7 million containers returned to the Melton depot since the state government’s...

Kitchens in firing line

Developer Frank Days is racing against time to keep the kitchenettes from his Melton rooming house from being ripped out. The amenities need to...

Operation: get Elise to Disneyworld

They say it takes a village to raise a child. In this case, however, it takes a village to send that child to America...

Design awards are open

Entries for the Victorian Premier’s Design Awards are now open for Victoria's leading designers, creators, and innovators, including those in Melton and Moorabool. Creative Industries...

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Centrals building into season

Things are starting to come together for Melton Centrals in the Riddell District Netball League. After a slow start to the season, Centrals have started...

Bears keep winning

Around the grounds