Finding healthy food in Wyndham

Finding healthy food in Wyndham

Tweet Christmas is often a hard time to try to eat healthy, with temptations and social events at every turn. But Healthy Together Wyndham is trying to encourage us to be as healthy as we can be this festive season by creating a map that outlines the locations of all local fresh fruit and vegetable outlets in Wyndham City. Apparently one of the barriers to eating healthier is that we simply don’t know where to go to find good foods. So hopefully with this new map Wyndham residents can break through that barrier and find healthy places to buy...

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Submit your ideas for the redevelopment of Point Cook’s pirate ship playground

Submit your ideas for the redevelopment of Point Cook’s pirate ship playground

Tweet The Wyndham City Council is calling on local residents to submit their ideas for the redevelopment of the pirate ship playground in Point Cook. The $1.5 million playground Bayview Park was a popular place for local families to visit until a fire sadly destroyed it just a few months ago. The council are working with the playground’s developers Villawood Properties to reopen the playground as soon as possible, but before they do they want to hear what the local community wants. If you have any ideas for the playground redevelopment, you...

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How to keep costs down this festive season

How to keep costs down this festive season

Tweet Household budgets are tight this year and a lot of families in Werribee are worried about how they are going to afford all of those seasonal extras such as gifts, holidays, food, drinks and decorations. But you’ll be happy to hear that you can still have a fun and festive Christmas without spending a fortune. If you’re looking for some ideas on how you can cut back on expenses this year then keep reading… Pare down your gift list – Gifts can take a huge chunk out of your end-of-year budget, so try to cut down on the number of...

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Local bikers will collect gifts to help families in need this Christmas

Local bikers will collect gifts to help families in need this Christmas

Tweet Werribee residents are being asked to help contribute to this year’s Father Bob Maguire Foundation Christmas Toy Run taking place on Sunday 7 December. The unique event sees motorcycle riders from across Victoria collect gifts from across Melbourne to help bring the magic of Christmas to local children and families in need. The riders depart from five different locations (one of them being in Werribee), and will collect toys and other items such as clothing and tinned and non-perishable packaged food. The goods are donated to the...

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Let’s talk about men’s health

Let’s talk about men’s health

Tweet You might have thought that the faces of Wyndham’s men couldn’t get much hairier, but that will change next month when we all start noticing a lot more hairy upper lips as men all over the country take part in Movember. The Movember movement is aimed at creating conversations about men’s health and finding breakthrough solutions to help improve the lives of those dealing with prostate cancer, testicular cancer and mental health problems. For the men out there that want to take part in Movember this year, the rules are simple –...

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Victoria’s largest waterslide under construction in Hoppers Crossing

Victoria’s largest waterslide under construction in Hoppers Crossing

Tweet Hoppers Crossing will soon be home to Victoria’s largest waterslide! The giant new structure is currently taking shape at the Wyndham Leisure and Events Centre redevelopment site and no doubt locals have started to notice the structure when driving on Derrimut Road. The waterslide, along with the rest of the aquatic centre, is due to open in early to mid-2015. According to Wyndham City Mayor Cr Bob Fairclough the two main components of the waterslide; aptly named the ‘topsy-turvy’ and the ‘bowling alley’ have recently been...

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