Will you turn your lights off for Earth Hour 2015?

Will you turn your lights off for Earth Hour 2015?

Tweet Everybody in Werribee is being asked to turn their lights off for just one hour on at 8.30pm on Saturday 28 March to show support for cutting carbon pollution for the sake of our food and farmers. As many are aware, climate change is a huge issue facing our country at present, and our farmers are the first to see its effects. Anna Rose, head of Earth Hour with WWF Australia, said: “All Australians are proud of our farmers for feeding the nation, but they are on the frontline of rising temperatures and more extreme weather. Flooding,...

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A taste of the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival in Werribee

A taste of the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival in Werribee

Tweet The Melbourne Food and Wine Festival is one of the city’s most iconic events, with people travelling from all over the country to experience all of the exquisite tastes of the Melbourne region. But you don’t need to travel into Melbourne to enjoy the festival, as one of the events will be taking place right here in Werribee – the Fromage A Trois Cheese and Cider Festival. As you may have guessed by the name, Fromage A Trios will feature all things cheese and cider, as well as stalls full of boutique beers, premium wines and...

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Wyndham is on the hunt for singers and dancers with ‘W Factor’

Wyndham is on the hunt for singers and dancers with ‘W Factor’

Tweet Move over X Factor, because Wyndham City is looking for those who have the ‘W Factor’. Wyndham City is hoping to discover talented young entertainers who could become Australia’s newest singing or dancing sensation. The W Factor talent search is a competition for young people aged 12-25 who live, work or study in the area of Wyndham. The competition will be held in two heats, being held on Friday 13th March and Saturday 21st March. The top 20 overall performers will then go on to compete at a Grand Final at the Wyndham Cultural...

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Have you visited your local park lately?

Have you visited your local park lately?

Tweet Werribee residents are being encouraged to head outdoors and connect with nature during Parks Week 2015. Held from Monday 9 March to Sunday 15 March 2015, Parks Week is an annual celebration that highlights the important role our parks play in keeping our community healthy. While we may take them for granted sometimes, parks are in integral part of any neighbourhood and they help promote healthy activities, as well as providing a great venue for friends and families to get together and catch up. They also look good too, and we’re sure...

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Get your runners ready for the Wyndham Rotary Fun Run

Get your runners ready for the Wyndham Rotary Fun Run

Tweet People from all over the Wyndham region will be lacing up their running shoes on Sunday, March 1 and taking part in the eighth annual Wyndham Rotary Fun Run. Helping to raise funds for the Royal Children’s Hospital Good Friday Appeal, the event is held for a very worthy cause. The fun run kicks off at Chirnside Park in Werribee from 8.30am, with participants taking part in either a four-kilometre/eight-kilometre walk or a five-kilometre/10-kilometre run along the picturesque Werribee River. If you have never taken part in a fun run...

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Let’s Help Clean Up Werribee

Let’s Help Clean Up Werribee

Tweet If you want to help keep Werribee clean and green then you’re encouraged to take part in this year’s Clean Up Australia Day. By volunteering to roll up your sleeves and pick up litter for just a couple of hours, you will be joining thousands of others around Australia in helping to protect our environment and keep it healthy for future generations. This year is a special occasion for Clean Up Australia Day as it marks its 25th anniversary. Thanks to the efforts of all of those involved in Clean Up Australia Day over the years, many...

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