Stories from around the Star Weekly network this week that may have passed you by  

 
Brenton Davey in his damaged car. Picture: Wayne Taylor/Fairfax Media

Footscray man terrorised in Sunshine road rage attack 

A Footscray man cowered in fear and disbelief last week as an attacker beat his car’s windscreen into shards of glass.

Brenton Davey, 31, was driving home at 9.45pm on Thursday when three monkey bike riders pulled out in front of him on Ballarat Road, Sunshine.

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13-01-16 Pic of Biggest Loser family 'Jofre' (L-R): Daniel, Rob, Tony and Pablo. Photo by Damjan Janevski.

Biggest Loser stars to run free boot camps

After shedding 51.6 kilograms to win The Biggest Loser, Hoppers Crossing’s Daniel Jofre says he and his family want to give back to the community by running free boot camps in Altona.

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Christie and Jess organised the now-postponed community day at Hannah Watts Park to help unite Melton around its Muslim community. Picture: Shawn Smits

Picnic cancelled over security concerns

A community picnic, called to help unite Melton around its Muslim community last Sunday, was called off by police and organisers because anti-Islam groups indicated they would gatecrash the event.

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A helicopter drops water on the Kyneton-Edgecombe fire. PICTURE: LANCEFIELD CFA

Kyneton-Edgecombe blaze deemed suspicious

A bushfire which tore through than 100 hectares of land and destroyed a house at Edgecombe in the Macedon Ranges on Tuesday is being treated as suspicious.

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