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


Horsing around with Habib

Habib, a Clydesdale stallion, was spotted peering over a fence in Williamstown last week after his owner rode him from Laverton to a mate’s house, and it got dark before they could return.  [Read this for the quotes.]


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Sunshine College maths program up for award

All the numbers are adding up nicely for Sunshine College with its internationally recognised maths program up for an education award later this month.


Pictures: Damjan Janevski

Exploring domestic violence through body-art

An eye-catching exhibition exploring the silent stories of domestic violence has been unveiled in Footscray. [Includes picture gallery]


14/10/2015. WEST. Northern Star Weekly. Radio. Issue Date 20/10. North West FM are having issues with Hume Council over their antenna. Pictured are from left Petar Micic, Bob Rau, Danni Delalande and Jean Rau. Picture Shawn Smits.

Mixed signals leave North West FM in limbo

A community radio station struggled with ‘red tape’ for six years and spent more than $60,000 to have an antenna installed on top of Hume council’s offices, only to be told it will now have to relocate it.

18/10/2015. WEST. Sunbury/Macedon Star Weekly. Colour. Issue Date 20/10. Gisborne. Macedon Ranges Health Colour Run. Picture Shawn Smits.

Gisborne Colour Run boosts health