Will you be wearing your jeans this Friday?

Will you be wearing your jeans this Friday?

Tweet Werribee residents might notice a lot of denim around town this Friday, as people pull out their jeans to help raise much-needed funds for research into birth defects and diseases such as cancer, epilepsy and a range of genetic disorders. That’s right, Jeans for Genes Day is back again and that means that workplaces, schools and community groups are being encouraged to forgo their regular attire and don their favourite denim to help scientists at the Children’s Medical Research Institute discover treatments and cures that will allow...

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Funding Boost for Wyndham’s West

Funding Boost for Wyndham’s West

Tweet Wyndham’s west will be receiving a massive $533 million boost thanks to a joint contribution plan from the state government, local council and developers, allowing crucial infrastructure to be delivered over the next few years. Locals will be happy to hear that a portion of these funds will be used to help improve traffic conditions in Wyndham, with the Armstrong and Ison roads link between the Werribee River and the Princes Freeway being one of the major projects on the agenda. The Wyndham council will borrow $20 million to help...

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Does Hoppers Crossing Need to Be Brought Up to Speed?

Does Hoppers Crossing Need to Be Brought Up to Speed?

Tweet Do you think that driving speed limits in Hoppers Crossing need to be increased? There have been a few complaints about speed limits in the suburb, with many deeming them to be too slow and the cause of negative driver attitudes. According to the Wyndham Star Weekly, Hoppers Crossing resident Nathan Farrugia is so fed up with the speed limits on Hogans, Heaths, Derrimut and Sayers roads that he has started a petition to have their speed limits increased from 60km/h to 70km/h. However, VicRoads only just introduced the slower speed limits...

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Regal Police Presence in Werribee for Queen’s Birthday Weekend

Regal Police Presence in Werribee for Queen’s Birthday Weekend

Tweet We’re sure that most of the Werribee community is looking forward to the Queen’s Birthday long weekend and having that extra day to relax and unwind. But as with any holiday period, there will likely be increased road traffic this weekend and a higher chance of erratic driving behaviour, which can lead to serious accidents. To help ensure that everyone drives sensibly in Werribee over the weekend, the police will be out in force from Friday to Monday in what is being called, Operation Regal. The police will be on the lookout for...

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The NBN is coming to Werribee

The NBN is coming to Werribee

Tweet Faster internet is on its way to Werribee! According to an article in the Wyndham Star Weekly, Werribee is the first in line in Melbourne’s west to benefit from the NBN broadband service. Werribee, along with Yarraville and Seddon, have been marked by NBN Co as the next suburbs in Victoria to receive the fast broadband service. This is good news for those who live in Werribee, as it is doubtful whether many more suburbs will be able to benefit from the NBN network due to the Abbot Government’s plans to discontinue the rollout and...

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Have Your Say on the Wyndham Council Budget and City Plan

Have Your Say on the Wyndham Council Budget and City Plan

Tweet The Wyndham City Council has recently released the Proposed Budget 2014/2015 and the Draft City Plan 2013-2017, and they are asking for public comment. As stipulated in the Council Budget, there are plans to invest $44.3 million on buildings, $28.5 million on roads and pavements and $11.4 million on open space in the Wyndham region. Some of the major projects that are outlined in the budget include a new library for Tarneit, the redevelopment of the Werribee Sports and Fitness Centre, and the redevelopment and expansion of the Wyndham...

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