Train derails at Rushall station

The wheels on one of the carriages came off the tracks about 100m from the station with more than 120 passengers on board.

Paramedics and police helped passengers from the train. 83 altre parole


Pinnacle rises from the ashes to reopen after fire

Plans are underway for the Pinnacle Hotel to open its bar by the end of the month after it was damaged by fire late last year. 190 altre parole

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Night to help staff of burnt out pub

The kitchen at the Pinnacle Hotel in Fitzroy North was destroyed in the November 7 blaze, while the bar also suffered smoke and water damage. 168 altre parole

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Basketball star set for Deaflympics

Sam Cartledge was vice-captain of Australia’s undefeated Deaf Men’s Basketball team, the Goannas, that won the Asia Pacific Deaf Games in Taiwan this month.

It was also the first time Australia had won a gold medal in a team sport in Australia’s deaf sporting history. 118 altre parole


The ‘dream home’ with a massive catch

Agents at Woodwards advertised a vacant Fitzroy North property on Alexandra Parade as the perfect location to build “a stylish 2-storey city pad, or a trendy New York-style ­apartment”. 354 altre parole

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Green crusader lauded for youth work

Amelia Telford, 20, was last week named the Bob Brown Foundation’s Young Environmentalist of the Year.

Ms Telford joined the Australian Youth Climate Coalition­ while at school on the NSW north coast, and has since become the director of Seed Indigenous Youth Climate Network. 173 altre parole


Group attack and rob young skater

Detectives from Melbourne Embona are investigating the violent robbery which happened near the skate park at the North Fitzroy gardens at about 11.30pm on Friday. … 105 altre parole