Picture of the week

Racehorse Muss is walked from the stables at Werribee Racecourse during last Saturday’s Multicultural Race Day. As part of the festivities, 25 entrants took to the catwalk for the Miss International Fashions on the Field pageant. Picture: Luke Hemer

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Hume set to become a surf city

Surfers will no longer have to leave Melbourne in search of the perfect, six foot wave. An $18.5 million surfing lagoon, the first in the Southern Hemisphere, is set to be built near Melbourne Airport.

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One of the horses receives nutrition via a drip. Picture: RSPCA

Round the clock care for surviving Bulla horses

Badly malnourished horses seized from a Bulla property at the centre of a massive animal cruelty investigation are receiving 24-hour care at undisclosed locations. But one of the 23 horses removed on Monday has had to be euthanased.

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Community helps Noah get a taste for life

Thanks to a crowdfunding campaign, Balliang’s Noah Barlow, who suffers froma rare chronic condition, started his journey to improve the quality of his life started after he and his mum, Kat, arrived in Brisbane to begin a brand new neuro-therapy.

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Laker guns fire big time

In his first hit-out since playing in an AFL premiership with Hawthorn last year, Brian Lake kicked seven goals and was one of the Caroline Springs’ best players.

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Parking permit woes forcing family split

Maribyrnong council has defended its strict parking permit policy after a Footscray family claimed it faces being split by inflexible restrictions.

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Werribee dad jailed for injuring baby

A Werribee man has been sentenced to three months’ jail after pleading guilty to recklessly causing serious injury to his eight-week-old son.

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Rescuers treat one of the injured men believed to have been in the blue Subaru. Pictures: David Bonnici

Caroline Springs crash victims thankful

The families of five cousins who were injured after a collision in Caroline Springs last Thursday have thanked the public and emergency services for their assistance after the crash.

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