The 5000 poppies project a tribute to our ANZACS

The 5000 poppies project a tribute to our ANZACS

Tweet Wyndham residents are being encouraged to get involved in the creation of more than 5,000 poppies that are being made as a token of respect and remembrance for our past and present war heroes this ANZAC Day. The ambitious “5,000 poppies” project began all the way back in 2013 and as at January 19 it was just 20% shy of its target. Once the 5000 poppies have been created they will be displayed at Federation Square as a tribute to Australia’s service men and women. Poppies have become a symbol of both great loss in war and hope for...

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Country music greats are heading to Werribee Park

Country music greats are heading to Werribee Park

Tweet Live on the Lawn is one of the biggest country music events in Victoria and it’s taking place right here in Werribee this February. The popular event will bring some of Australia’s best country music acts to the stage, including the King and Queen of country music, Lee Kernaghan and Kasey Chambers. Other musical acts set to appear include Adam Brand, Morgan Evans and Melbourne’s own Deep Creek Road. A celebration of country music, Live on the Lawn will have plenty for the whole family to enjoy, including boot-scooting classes and...

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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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