Locked out

A strong police and security guard contingent was present at Bunjil Place after rowdy anti-mosque protesters were locked out of a Casey council meeting on Tuesday 16 July. About 70 angry protesters were kept out of a council chamber room where councillors approved plans for a mosque in Narre Warren North. The mob was forced […]

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Winter arts on show

The Berwick Artists Society is holding an exhibition at Bunjil Place library from 13 to 26 July as part of the City of Casey’s Winter Arts Festival. The exhibition showcases 93 paintings by members of the Berwick Artists Society, with the public encouraged to vote for their favourite masterpiece. The artists will be demonstrating their […]

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Glittering night of nights for Chisholm students

Talented students were recognised at Chisholm Institute’s annual Education Awards Gala Evening late last month. The event, held on Wednesday JUne 19, saw more than 220 guests, including representatives from government, local council, industry and schools, as well as staff, students and their families, pack Bunjil Place. The Awards recognise the outstanding achievements and contributions […]

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Local doctor lends a healthy hand

Berwick doctor Roger Smith has spent over 30 years educating the public about health. But the challenges of solving peoples problems year after year has sparked the local doctor to do something different. He decided to help more people, by penning a simple book on health, and offering it free to the public. The book, […]

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Road used as ‘racetrack’ by hoons

An outraged Narre Warren business owner says it’s just a matter of time before “someone will get collected” by hoons in an industrial area. The owner — who asked to remain anonymous — said hoons were using Vesper Drive like a “racetrack” with some reaching speeds as high as 150km/h. He said a car lost […]

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Nightclubber knocked out by coward-punch

A nightclubber has fallen unconscious soon after being coward-punched by another patron during a melee outside Lava Lounge nightclub in Berwick, a court heard. Luke Stephens, a 27-year-old hard-waste collection runner, pleaded guilty to common-law assault for punching the male victim to the back of his head about 2.54am on 25 November. The blow occurred […]

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