Property and deception offences still significant in Moonee Valley

Crime rates in Moonee Valley have declined since 2014, however property and deception offences remain a significant issue in the local community. The Crime Statistics Agency’s recent data of year ending 2016 outlines 6551 counts of property and deception offences including theft and breaking and entering in the Moonee Valley area. Owner of Impulse FashionsContinue reading “Property and deception offences still significant in Moonee Valley”

Heyfield community rallies against the closure of local timber mill

  Hundreds of people from the Heyfield community have rallied to Parliament House in Melbourne this morning in support against the closure of the Heyfield Timber Mill. Wellington Shire Councillor representing Heyfield, Malcolm Hole described the support from Melbourne and Gippsland communities as well as the timber industry in the north-east as phenomenal. “Most ofContinue reading “Heyfield community rallies against the closure of local timber mill”

Ride2School Day – Active Transport as a ‘simple’ solution to low levels of physical activity in children

Tomorrow more than 2,300 schools will participate in National Ride2School Day. The initiative by The Bicycle Network has gained popularity since it’s first event in 2006. The event encourages physical activity in young children with 350,000 participants Australia-wide registered for tomorrow’s event. Research Fellow, School of Health Sciences, University of South Australia and Lead Author ofContinue reading “Ride2School Day – Active Transport as a ‘simple’ solution to low levels of physical activity in children”