Werribee Commuters Urged to Walk to Work

Werribee Commuters Urged to Walk to Work

Tweet Are you looking to build more exercise into your everyday routine? If you answered yes then you might like to take part in Diabetes Australia’s upcoming Walk to Work Day on Friday 14 November, which aims to help encourage people to be more active. Walking is one of the simplest forms of exercise and there are lots of benefits for those who find the time to walk throughout the day. Research has found that people who walk before or during the workday are generally healthier, more productive and less likely to be sick or absent. Not only...

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Are you heading to this year’s Werribee Cup?

Are you heading to this year’s Werribee Cup?

Tweet We’re sure that a lot of locals will be heading out on Tuesday to see the ‘race that stops a nation’ but while we all love Melbourne Cup Day another important event on the spring racing calendar is the local Werribee Cup. The Werribee Cup will be taking place on Thursday 20 November at the Werribee Racing Club and will include all of the glamour and excitement of the spring races, with a wonderful atmosphere that would make for a great mid-week event with friends or work colleagues. At the event there will be Fashions on the Field,...

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Trick or treating in Werribee

Trick or treating in Werribee

Tweet Halloween is almost here and while a lot of people in Werribee probably still think of the holiday as an American custom, each year it seems that more and more people get into the Halloween spirit by decorating their homes, carving pumpkins and holding costume parties. Trick or treating is also becoming a popular activity for the little ones, but it’s important to keep in mind that there can be safety risks if children are left to wander the neighbourhood on their own. If you can, get together with people you already know in your...

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The Festival of Lights in Wyndham tomorrow

The Festival of Lights in Wyndham tomorrow

Tweet Everyone in Wyndham and beyond is invited to Presidents Park tomorrow to celebrate the annual Wyndham Diwali Mela – aka the Festival of Lights. The Hindu festival is celebrated all around the world and is one of India’s biggest celebrations, illuminating the country every year with lights and firecrackers. The festival spiritually signifies the victory of light over darkness, knowledge over ignorance, good over evil and hope over despair. Wyndham’s Diwali is set to be filled with lots of lights, colour and fun and it will be a...

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Learn how to make your own edible garden

Learn how to make your own edible garden

Tweet If you’d like to be able to make your salads using fresh leaves and herbs from your own garden then you might like to head to the Backyard Blokes – Edible Garden course in Wyndham Vale. The course begins tomorrow, Saturday 4 October, and it will provide hands on workshops to help locals develop their own edible garden so they can enjoy food fresh from the garden everyday. The course has been designed so that even those who have never gardened before can learn how to grow and harvest their own herbs, vegetables and fruit. Everyone who...

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Wyndham Celebrates its 150th Birthday

Wyndham Celebrates its 150th Birthday

Tweet Wyndham turns 150 this year and everyone is invited to celebrate our city’s birthday at a special event at the Werribee Civic Centre next month. To be held on Sunday 12 October from 10am, the event will take people back in time as Wyndham takes a look back at the events that have helped shape the city. There will be a family history service at the event, for those who want to find out more about their ancestors, and there will also be a Werribee City Centre Heritage Trail that will take people on a guided tour through the rich natural,...

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