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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Wyndham community urged to have say on new bus network

Wyndham community urged to have say on new bus network

Tweet Wyndham residents are being asked to have their say on a proposed new bus network for the region.  A series of community information sessions will be held next week by Public Transport Victoria (PTV) where residents will be able to learn about the proposed changes and raise their own transport concerns.  The key proposed changes to the bus network are as below: New fast, direct and more frequent routes along main roads – including Ballan, Tarneit, Derrimut, Morris and Sayers Roads, with services every 20 minutes during peak...

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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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Are you helping to keep Werribee beautiful?

Are you helping to keep Werribee beautiful?

Tweet Next week is Keep Australia Beautiful Week and everyone in Werribee is being urged to take a look at their day-to-day lives and ask themselves what can be done to help reduce litter and household waste and help save our environment. Did you know that Australians are one of the highest producers of waste in the world per capita, and every Australian throws away on average over one tonne of waste each year? This is a shocking amount for a country with only a small population. Most of this waste ends up in our landfills even though a lot of...

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