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Bowlers having a ball

Prepare to be bowled over by Melton’s newest entertainment centre. Xplosions, a new ten-pin bowling complex in Bakery Square, opened last week. It features 10...

Creek friends find favour

More than a decade of hard work from the Friends of Toolern Creek has been recognised, with the group making the finals of the...

Council slips down rankings

Community satisfaction with Melton council’s performance has dropped in the past 12 months, according to a new survey. The annual community survey on a variety...

Equality through cooking

Fleeing her Iranian homeland and setting up life in Melbourne, Shahnaz Albokhalifeh is embracing her creative side. Ms Albokhalifeh grew up in Southern Iran, raising...

Healthy hub opens up

Kurunjang residents have a new home for community activities and classes, following the opening of a new centre last week. The Kurunjang Community Hub will...

Reservoirs get their fill

Recent rain has filled Pykes Creek Reservoir and Melton Reservoir in the past fortnight. It is the first time in three years that both have...

Cobblebank stadium scores an extra court

Cobblebank’s new indoor basketball stadium will be bigger than originally planned, after Melton council agreed to the addition of a sixth court. Council ticked off...

Council Colombia junket

Melton ratepayers will foot the bill to send three council representatives to Colombia for a conference in October. Mayor Bob Turner, councillor Michelle Mendis and...

A different take on an old classic

A new twist on a familiar tale is what Staughton College is promising as it gears up for its annual school production. While the tale...

Shed shares 10 years

The Melton Men’s Shed has chalked up a decade of friendship and support. The shed celebrated its 10th birthday last week with a special event,...

Rockbank station ready to roll

The long-awaited upgrade to Rockbank station is almost ready to be unveiled, with the finishing touches being put on the new-look station this week. The...

Next level effort for mental health

Three local firefighters are stepping up in the fight for better mental health. Eynesbury CFA members Scott Mulheran, his 19-year-old son Ben, and Nick Charlton,...

Serial thief strikes Scout hall

The Caroline Springs Scouts have become the target of a serial thief, with a number of security cameras stolen from their hall in recent...

Wombat hunting anger

Two Melton locals are calling on the state government to improve protection of native species following recent reports of wombat hunting in parts of...

Relic of the past disappears

A sign of Ballan’s trading history has been removed. The Stock Route sign near the entrance to the town was a relic of a time...

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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...

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