The Festival of Lights in Wyndham tomorrow

The Festival of Lights in Wyndham tomorrow

Tweet Everyone in Wyndham and beyond is invited to Presidents Park tomorrow to celebrate the annual Wyndham Diwali Mela – aka the Festival of Lights. The Hindu festival is celebrated all around the world and is one of India’s biggest celebrations, illuminating the country every year with lights and firecrackers. The festival spiritually signifies the victory of light over darkness, knowledge over ignorance, good over evil and hope over despair. Wyndham’s Diwali is set to be filled with lots of lights, colour and fun and it will be a...

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How you can help Wyndham get healthy

How you can help Wyndham get healthy

Tweet The Wyndham City Council wants to help improve the health of everyone in our local community, so they are offering a new grants program designed to inspire new local health initiatives. “Healthy Together” grants of up to $5000 are being offered to individuals and groups that can come up with a great new idea to help improve the health of locals. Maybe you want to write a healthy cookbook, start a cooking class, run a vegetable growing workshop or start an active movement group in your neighbourhood? You don’t need to be a health...

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What you need to know about breast cancer

What you need to know about breast cancer

Tweet If you follow our blog then you would be aware that this month is Pink Ribbon month, which is a campaign that is all about raising awareness of breast cancer and teaching people about early detection and how they can reduce their risk of developing the disease. Early detection of breast cancer is extremely important, as women who are diagnosed at an earlier stage of the disease generally have higher survival rates than those with more advanced breast cancer. So what should you be looking out for? According to the National Breast Cancer...

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Learn how to make your own edible garden

Learn how to make your own edible garden

Tweet If you’d like to be able to make your salads using fresh leaves and herbs from your own garden then you might like to head to the Backyard Blokes – Edible Garden course in Wyndham Vale. The course begins tomorrow, Saturday 4 October, and it will provide hands on workshops to help locals develop their own edible garden so they can enjoy food fresh from the garden everyday. The course has been designed so that even those who have never gardened before can learn how to grow and harvest their own herbs, vegetables and fruit. Everyone who...

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Trade your treasure at the Garage Sale Trail

Trade your treasure at the Garage Sale Trail

Tweet The Werribee community is being urged to start spring-cleaning their homes in anticipation for next month’s Garage Sale Trail. Residents, schools and community groups are all invited to join in on the event, which will see garages open up across the country, selling all sorts of trinkets and treasures. The Garage Sale Trail aims to help encourage community recycling and reduce the amount of waste that ends up in our landfills. A lot of items that get thrown away can be recycled, reused or repurposed in some way. If everyone were to...

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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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