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    Benjamin Millar

    Benjamin Millar reports on news, people and events for the Maribyrnong & Hobsons Bay Star Weekly. bmillar@starweekly.com.au


    Articles by Benjamin Millar

    Pride of place in Footscray

    Footscray’s first “community bar” is on the verge of becoming a reality.…

    In the dark

    Spotswood residents seeking more open space and a ban on trucks as…

    Blacksmith's Festival fires up

    Californian artist blacksmith Shawn Lovell will join some of Australia’s most talented…

    Big trouble in Little Africa

    Assaults, foul language and rampant drug use are destroying efforts to revitalise…

    Victory clinic

    Young soccer stars of the future have had a ball with some…

    Homeless housing delay

    Plans to build almost 60 new units to house the homeless in…

    Station stalker

    Police are appealing for help to identify a man involved in a…

    Plough's piggy payday

    A Footscray pub is ploughing profits from a pork-themed party into a…

    Dwarf Games bound

    A Seddon athlete with an uplifting tale is taking her talents back…

    Footscray Hospital rebuild

    Footscray Hospital will be rebuilt from scratch on the back of a…

    Napier Bridge funds

    New alarms, traffic signals and variable signs will be installed on the…

    Sun owner plans to Footscray cinemas

    Decades after the closure of its grand theatres, the stars are aligning…

    Bug detectives

    All things creepy and crawly went under the magnifying glass at the…

    Budget wishlist

    Footscray Hospital’s redevelopment, a boost to youth mental health services and money…

    Synchro swim stars

    Two stars of Footscray’s Golden Fish synchronised swimming club hope to make…
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