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    The Westsider: June, 2021

    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.

    MAJOR WORKS AT THE WILLIAMSTOWN ROAD INTERCHANGE

    If you have driven through the Williamstown Road interchange recently, you will have noticed plenty of construction activity taking place in the area. West Gate...

    VOLUNTEERING AND IT’S SURPRISING BENEFITS

    Volunteering can help you make friends, learn new skills, advance your career, and even help you feel happier and healthier. It also allows you...

    CATCH OF THE DAY

    By Peter Dewar For two underwater eco-warriors, the day’s catch includes: a beer bottle, broken glass and what’s left of Uncle Harry’s remains. On a...

    HAND-ENGRAVED CORE SAMPLE WINS THE 2021 FOOTSCRAY ART PRIZE

    Northern Territory based artist Lee Harrop has been awarded the $10,000 Footscray Art Prize for her sculptural work that interrogates the mining industry using...

    FINANCE CORNER – JUNE

    Tips and tricks from your local business and wealth advisors, Collins & Co of Footscray. The Federal Government recently handed down the Budget for 2021....

    THE DAILY GRIND – HOW TO BE THE SHARPEST TOOL IN THE SHED!

    By Elisa Cirene A tradesman is defined by his tools. In the world of the commercial kitchen the tools of the trade that define a...

    IN SEASON – RECIPE

    Wide pasta, roasted pine mushroom and pangrattato Recipe by Nadine With mushrooms in season right now, Slow Food Melbourne contributor, Nadine Smith has whipped up this...

    THE EDIBLE THISTLE

    By Alison Peake You don’t have to venture far in the west to find Scotch Thistles. The thorny bushes sprouting hairy purple flowers are in...

    IN SEASON – PRODUCE

    FRUIT: Apples, cumquats, grapefruit, lemons, limes, mandarins, nashi, oranges, olives, pears, persimmon, rhubarb, tamarillos, tangelos. VEGETABLES: Asian greens, beetroot, broccoli, brussel sprouts, cabbage, cauliflower, carrots, celery, celeriac,...

    WEST SET FESTIVAL THE BUZZ IN MARIBYRNONG

    West Set is thrilled to support the recovery of live music and local traders, and announce its 2021 participating venues.

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