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    The Westsider: December, 2020

    The Westsider is a not-for-profit, monthly community newspaper, written by volunteers and delivered to hundreds of pick-up points across the inner west each month.

    WESTERN HEALTH COLLECTIVE – TIPS AND TOOLS FOR A HEALTHIER LIFE

    health@thewestsider.com.au Hiccups Ever get the hiccups? Annoying aren’t they? And with the silly season coming up and perhaps a few more celebratory drinks imbibed, it’s likely...

    WEST GATE TUNNEL PROJECT WORKS RAMP UP ON THE WEST GATE FREEWAY THIS SUMMER

    West Gate Tunnel Project crews are gearing up to carry out major construction works on the West Gate Freeway and the M80 interchange this...

    LOCKDOWN ADJUSTMENTS PROVIDE OPPORTUNITIES AT YCC

    During the shared challenges of 2020, Yarraville Community Centre’s (YCC) worked hard to develop a range of exciting workshops and courses. YCC’s local knowledge and...

    ECOLOGY + EDUCATION = CHEESE!

    By Alison Peake Luke and Vanessa Lipscombe took a circuitous route to becoming cheese-makers by first training in ecology and education until the foodie bug...

    THE DOWN-UNDER CHRISTMAS FOOD GUIDE

    By Roberta Vitiello Although Christmas in Australia shares many British traditions, the warmer weather makes the festive season down under a unique experience, and when...

    SEDDON COMMUNITY BANK SUPPORTS ASRC FOOD DRIVE

    Since the onset of COVID, the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre (ASRC) has experienced record demand for food support. Prior to the pandemic, they were...

    NO FEAR OF MORE FOOTSCRAY HIGH-RISES, HOTEL WESTWOOD SAVES THE DAY

    Westwood Hotel revives a much loved music venue

    WHAT’S ON, EVENTS AND ACTIVITIES

    It’s been a challenging time for thousands of businesses, organisations and the various services and activities they offer. From Yoga to Yogurt, they’ve all...

    FROM BEHIND SHUTTERS TO THE ENVY OF THE WORLD

    By Peter Dewar WESTPECTIVE: Peter has always lived here. Writing about the West has opened his eyes to its many heroes. If there’s anything I’ve learned...

    THAT’S 2020 COVID OFF

    By JC Clapham As the diary maker said to the printer, it’s been a year. And in many ways, 2020 has been as disappointing as...

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