Australia Day Celebrations in Werribee

Australia Day Celebrations in Werribee

Tweet If you’ve just returned to work this week and are already starting to look ahead to your next holiday then you’ll be happy to hear that the Australian Day public holiday is only a couple more weeks away. There are always plenty of fun activities taking place around Werribee to celebrate Australia Day, with the major festivities taking place at the VU Athletics Track on Hoppers Lane. Werribee’s Australia Day celebrations will kick off at 5pm on Monday 26 January and will feature awesome carnival rides, face painters and loads more...

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Holiday activities for Wyndham teenagers

Holiday activities for Wyndham teenagers

Tweet A lot of Werribee residents will be returning to work next week after enjoying a nice break over Christmas and New Year. While all of us adults will be back to work though, kids and teenagers will still be enjoying their school break, and there will be a lot of parents wondering where to take them. If you know a teenager aged from 12-15 year then they might like to join the January 2015 Holiday Action Program, which will run from Monday 12 January to Friday 23 January 2015. The Wyndham City Youth Services operates the Holiday Action...

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Give the gift that helps save lives

Give the gift that helps save lives

Tweet Christmas may be over, but the Werribee Donor Centre is hoping that the local community is still feeling generous. The donor centre is currently looking for local residents who can give the gift of blood and help save lives. One in three Australians will need blood or blood products in their lifetime, however only one in 30 gives blood each year. Modern processing techniques mean that a single blood donation, when separated into its components, can help at least 3 different patients and contribute to making up to 22 different products...

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Carols with the Salvos this Sunday

Carols with the Salvos this Sunday

Tweet If you haven’t been able to make it to a carolling event in Wyndham yet, then make sure you don’t miss this Sunday’s (December 21) Family Carol Service being hosted by the Salvation Army. Head to the church at 211 Watton Street in Werribee from 3pm where there will be a range of family activities that the kids will love, and then stick around until 5pm for a barbecue dinner. Then get your singing voices ready for all of your favourite Christmas songs when the carols get started at 6pm. Everyone is welcome to join the festive...

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Finding healthy food in Wyndham

Finding healthy food in Wyndham

Tweet Christmas is often a hard time to try to eat healthy, with temptations and social events at every turn. But Healthy Together Wyndham is trying to encourage us to be as healthy as we can be this festive season by creating a map that outlines the locations of all local fresh fruit and vegetable outlets in Wyndham City. Apparently one of the barriers to eating healthier is that we simply don’t know where to go to find good foods. So hopefully with this new map Wyndham residents can break through that barrier and find healthy places to buy...

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Buy local this Christmas!

Buy local this Christmas!

Tweet Christmas Day is fast approaching and if you haven’t done your Christmas shopping yet then you should consider buying your presents locally. It may be easy to head online and buy Christmas presents from a popular international brand, but it’s important that we don’t forget our local businesses that are the mainstay of our communities. Every dollar spent in a local business returns many times that amount to the local economy through things like employee wages, rates and the purchase of goods and materials. Shopping locally also...

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