Werribee community urged to show heart for the Big Heart Appeal

Werribee community urged to show heart for the Big Heart Appeal

Tweet No doubt we’ve all seen the ice bucket challenge that has been reaching people around the world and helping to raise funds for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) disease. It’s great to see that so much money has been raised for a cause that many people may not have otherwise heard about, and that so many people have been so generous. There are many other causes that need our attention though, including the Heart Foundation, which raises funds and carries our research to help prevent Australia’s single biggest killer – heart...

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Free Decluttering Workshop in Wyndham Vale next Saturday!

Free Decluttering Workshop in Wyndham Vale next Saturday!

Tweet Have you given your home a spring clean yet? If your home seems to be bursting at the seams with all the things you have collected over the years, and the thought of spring cleaning brings on heart palpations, then you could use some of the spring cleaning tips provided on our I Love Werribee blog, or if you think you need a bit more help then you might like to attend the free Decluttering Workshop being held at the Wyndham Vale Community Learning Centre next Saturday from 10.30am to 12.30pm. The workshop will help teach participants how...

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What have you got planned for your Dad next Sunday?

What have you got planned for your Dad next Sunday?

Tweet Next Sunday is Father’s Day in Werribee and we hope that everyone has remembered to plan something special to show their appreciation for all the dads, dads-to-be, grandpas and all-round best friends out there. We’re sure that many locals will be celebrating Father’s day with the traditional cards and presents (which we know Dads love!), but if you have been scratching your head trying to come up with something special then here are some ideas of ours: For those active dads who like to spend time outdoors, a few holes at the...

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Spring clean your wardrobe during Op-Shop Week

Spring clean your wardrobe during Op-Shop Week

Tweet The Werribee community is invited to get involved with this week’s National Op-Shop Week and recognise the vital role that charity op shops play in Australia. National Op-Shop Week is a joint initiative of DoSomething! and the National Association of Charitable Recycling Organisations (NACRO) and their goal for the week is to help boost the stocks and sales of quality clothing in op shops and ultimately help charities raise more funds. With spring just around the corner, this week serves as the perfect time to spring clean your...

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Werribee Open Range Zoo voted one of the top zoos in the south pacific

Werribee Open Range Zoo voted one of the top zoos in the south pacific

Tweet Werribee’s Open Range Zoo has been voted as one of the top 10 zoos in the south pacific according to travellers from around the world. The verdict has come in as part of the latest top 10 list of Travellers’ Choice Awards released by TripAdvisor. The Melbourne Zoo came in at number 1 on the list, but not far behind at number 7 was the Werribee Open Range Zoo. Reviewers on the TripAdvisor website have left comments remarking on how the zoo is a great experience for all ages to enjoy, and it has some incredible animals to meet...

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Help fight animal cruelty with cupcakes!

Help fight animal cruelty with cupcakes!

Tweet Did you know that you could use your baking skills to help stop animal cruelty? That’s because on Monday 18 August the RSPCA’s Cupcake Day will be taking place and it is encouraging Werribee residents to bake and eat cupcakes and other sweet treats to help raise funds for all creatures great and small. To get involved, all you need to do is register with www.rspcacupcakeday.com.au, start baking (or if you can’t bake you can always buy from someone who can), and then bring your cupcakes to work, school, or an arranged event and then...

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