Last straw for ‘Jackie Chan’ the ram

Jackie Chan the ram’s days of being out on Maddingley streets appear to be numbered. The 10-year-old merino is at the centre of a long-running dispute between the ram’s owner, Godwin Aquilina, his neighbours and Moorabool council.

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Terry Otway and the Brumby 600. (Via Facebook)

Crash pilot was a ‘true professional’

A Sunbury flying instructor who died when a light plane crashed and exploded into flames in a paddock near Lancefield on Saturday morning has been remembered as a great teacher and true professional.

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Grand Williamstown home on the market

One of Williamstown’s most significant heritage properties is for sale and is expected to fetch more than $6.5 million.

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Firies help free woman’s hand from mincer

This one isn’t for the faint hearted. A team of 15 Werribee CFA volunteers scrubbed up to help medical staff in a delicate operation at Werribee Mercy Hospital earlier this month.

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Couple’s case against Metricon Homes upheld

Metricon Homes has lost a Supreme Court appeal against a ruling which ordered it to pay for the demolition and rebuild of a Melton West couple’s ‘dream home’.

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Amelia, John Geracitano, Josh, Seamus Ryan, Jacob, Linda Stanford and Noah. Picture: Kristian Scott

New twist in Brookside mobile tower fight

Melton councillors last week agreed to go back to Vodafone to see if an alternative location for a phone tower in Caroline Springs could be found despite it already being erected.

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Horse thefts leave owners shattered

Police are investigating the theft of horses in Wyndham which have left their owners shattered. In each case the horses were a great help to their owners who had suffered physical or emotional trauma.

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