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Cheers to Bridget Mac: West Melbourne’s own local winemaker

Cheers to Bridget Mac: West Melbourne’s own local winemaker

July 9th, 2024 - Georgie Atkins

West Melbourne resident and winemaker Bridget Mac of Werkstatt has made her community proud, taking home the Best New Act Award at the 2024 Young Gun of Wine Awards on June 18.


North Melbourne’s Neil Cole launches new book, reflecting on community law

June 11th, 2024 - Brendan Rees

North Melbourne resident Neil Cole, a former lawyer, City of Melbourne councillor and parliamentarian, has launched a new book chronicling his experiences in community law in the early ‘80s.

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Bonsai master claims world title

May 15th, 2024 - Brendan Rees

Ryan Staggard can truly claim to being a master in the art of bonsai cultivation.

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The community group bringing light to Kensington Station garden

April 10th, 2024 - Gemma Grant

Kerrie Gilbert has lived in Kensington for 39 years. She loves its proximity to Melbourne’s shops, cafes, and facilities – and easy access to the city via train.

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Living life to the full

March 13th, 2024 - Brendan Rees

Anthony Bartl has never let his physical limitations hold him back from living life to the fullest, and he wants to send the same message to others who have a disability.

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West Melbourne’s unique slip casting ceramics studio

December 12th, 2023 - Georgie Atkins

While most people would be familiar with the process of wheel throwing ceramics, Isabelle Moustra from Too Friendly ceramics uses the intricate technique of slip casting to create functional homewares out of her space at River Studios in West Melbourne.

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West Melbourne local shines in Mamma Mia! The Musical

November 15th, 2023 - Georgie Atkins

Matt Hamilton is having an “absolute blast” performing in the Australian tour of Mamma Mia! The Musical, with Melbourne being the last stop of the production’s national run, closing on December 10.

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Kensington Stockyard Food Garden sprouting fun and fungi with Mush Fest

October 11th, 2023 - Georgie Atkins

In celebration of its fifth birthday and National Mushroom Day, Kensington Stockyard Food Garden is bringing Mush Fest to the community over two days on October 14 and 15 in a fungi-tastic occasion not to be missed.

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From West Bali to West Melbourne

September 13th, 2023 - Edmund Coleman

It was in Bali in the 1970s, after a chance stopover on her way to India, that Dr Mary Ida Bagus met her husband, Agus.

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West Melbourne living meets natural soap making

August 16th, 2023 - Sean Car

West Melbourne resident and business owner Emma Cook has made the absolute most out of her home office since moving to the area five years ago.

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Soccer at 60

Soccer at 60

June 17th, 2021 - Spencer Fowler Steen
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