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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Are you reading for this year’s MS Readathon?

Are you reading for this year’s MS Readathon?

Tweet This year the MS Readathon celebrates 35 years of inspiring children in Werribee and the rest of the country to read for a great cause. The MS Readathon isn’t just for kids though; the event encourages people of all ages to read as much as possible during the month of August to help make a difference to the lives of people living with multiple sclerosis. Funds raised go directly towards providing vital support services for people living with MS. If you think it’s a bit late in the month to get involved in the Readathon, don’t...

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What will Australians spend their tax returns on this year?

What will Australians spend their tax returns on this year?

Tweet It’s tax time again and while most of us dread having to fill in our tax forms, it’s always a nice bonus if we get a tax refund at the end. According to a survey by Homeloans.com.au, more than 64% of Australians are expecting to receive a tax return this year. So what will most people be spending their tax returns on? While a lot of us will be dreaming about holidays and shopping sprees, it looks like the vast majority of Australians will be spending their money on more sensible things. The survey showed that 33% of respondents plan...

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