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Western United into semi finals

Western United's dream run in their inaugural A-League season has continued, progressing to the semi finals at the weekend. United confirmed their place in the...

Pokies savings climb

By Ewen McRae Nearly $30 million has been saved from pokie machines in Melton since the pandemic began, according to new data. The Alliance for Gaming...

A stranger’s kindness

Harpreet Marwaha has always been a big believer in helping his community. Early in the COVID-19 pandemic days he helped prepare and deliver meals to...

Library membership grows

Libraries in Melton and Moorabool have seen a rise in membership during the pandemic, with locals turning to books to help them through lockdown. An...

Young survivor helps others doing it tough

By Ewen McRae It has been nine years since Alexia Yiangoulli received the news that would turn her adolescence upside down. At just 13, the Frasers...

Virus numbers show hope

By Ewen McRae Melton has recorded 40 new case of COVID-19 in the past week, as numbers begin to stabilise across the state. The Melton municipality...

Rishi breaks drought

Rishi had watched his stablemates Love Ina Chevy and Jean Luc run to victory in the past two fast class features at Tabcorp Park...

Donate with dignity

Woolworths stores in Melton are helping to provide sanitary care for women in need this month. Woolworth’s Melton and Woodgrove stores have partnered with charity...

Predator teacher sentenced

By Ewen McRae A former Melton teacher who admitted to sexually abusing a former student has been sentenced to more than four years prison. Nicole Woods...

Cosy donation to cancer centre

With the winter chill setting in, a talented group of local seniors have been busy helping those in need stay warm. As part of Melton...

Soil campaign launched

Melton and Brimbank councils have launched their joint campaign to block toxic soil coming to the west. Ravenhall landfill is one of the possible sites...

Running for Fred

Sarah Honeycombe and her friends had been going on regular hikes and walks to escape their homes before the latest lockdown, and they have...

Woolies store transformed into hub

Woolworths will temporarily convert its Watergardens South supermarket into an online delivery hub as Melbourne enters stage 4 COVID-19 restrictions. The store was closed to...

Power fight continues

By Ewen McRae A plan to build a series of transmission towers through Melton and Moorabool will destroy livelihoods, according to some affected landowners. Barbara and...

Jail for knifepoint robbery

By Ewen McRae A man who robbed a mother and her child at knifepoint last year has been sentenced to more than two years behind...

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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

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