Have you say on Werribee’s “gateway”

Have you say on Werribee’s “gateway”

Tweet Wyndham residents are being urged to have a say on plans to revitalise the Princes Highway and Geelong Road corridor. Council’s vision for the corridor is to turn it into the main gateway for Hoppers Crossing and Werribee. Development group Planisphere has been engaged to help create an urban design framework for the corridor, which will outline its vision and guidelines for future development in the area. The Princes Highway and Geelong Road corridor spans approximately 16kms and is an important corridor that provides a gateway or...

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Will you be going Dry this July?

Will you be going Dry this July?

Tweet Dry July has now officially begun meaning it’s time for Werribee residents to start asking themselves if now is an ideal time to give up the booze. We’re sure that most people in Werribee will have heard of the Dry July campaign before, where people volunteer to remain sober for a month to help raise money for adults living with cancer. More and more participants get involved in Dry July every year and we can certainly see why – not only is it for a good cause but it rewards participants with a feeling of wellbeing and the...

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Is Wyndham the state’s most sustainable city?

Is Wyndham the state’s most sustainable city?

Tweet The Keep Australia Beautiful Victoria (KABV) Awards have placed Wyndham in the finalist category for the state’s most sustainable city. There are a number of local projects that have helped Wyndham earn its sustainable status, including the Green Living Series and the Lighting the West project which saw one of the biggest street lighting upgrades in Australia. Wyndham City has also been chosen as a finalist in the Sustainable Cities of the Year Award and Werribee Primary School’s Waste Not, Want Not program has also been recognised...

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Wyndham’s Share of the 2015/2016 State Budget

Wyndham’s Share of the 2015/2016 State Budget

Tweet Everyone’s been talking about budgets lately, and while there has been a lot of controversial elements of this year’s Federal Budget, a lot of Wyndham residents should will be happy with the outcomes of the 2015/16 State Budget. The State Government has committed tens of millions of dollars towards a number of projects across the city. The following Wyndham projects have been earmarked for State funding: $3.75 million for Palmers Rd upgrade (south of the Freeway) (with Council contributing $3 million) $7 million for Werribee...

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Everyone in Werribee is invited to celebrate International Women’s Day

Everyone in Werribee is invited to celebrate International Women’s Day

Tweet International Women’s Day takes place annually on March 8 to help celebrate the achievements of women all around the world while calling for greater equality. Sunday 8th March 2015 marks 104 years since the first International Women’s Day and a lot of progress has been made in those years to help protect and promote women’s rights. Unfortunately though, there is still a long way to go. There is still no country in the world where women claim to have all the same rights and opportunities as men, according to the UN. The majority...

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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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