Collingwood

Collingwood's Yorkshire Brewery plays trump card: spill-over space for guests

Jason Dowling First it was guest parking spots. Then swimming pools, gyms, tennis courts, private dining rooms, libraries and concierges. Even private parks and gardens.

East-west link protesters blockade John Holland office in Collingwood

East-West link protest.

Deborah Gough East-west link tunnel protesters have blockaded three entrances of building giant John Holland's Collingwood office as the group took on the private sector in its fight against the project.

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Chemist on drug charges after raids on 'toxic' Collingwood warehouse

Mark Handler

Steve Butcher An industrial chemist who distilled cheap alcohol and collected chemicals at his laboratory in a Collingwood warehouse now faces numerous drug charges after police seized amphetamines and materials...

Collingwood Football Club seeking liquor licence for government-backed community centre

Collingwood Football Club

Chris Vedelago The Magpies are seeking a 18-hour-a-day liquor licence for its new government-backed 'community centre'.

'Horrific' rapist Gary John Collingwood faces life in prison

Gary John Collingwood

Steve Butcher A rapist jailed earlier this year for more than 13 years for "horrific" repeat crimes committed six months after his release from prison may now die behind bars.

Wheely nice, say Greens: New bike lanes for Collingwood street

Wellington Street, Collingwood

Adam Carey Collingwood will have separated Copenhagen-style bike lanes along Wellington Street after Yarra City Council voted in favour of building them at a meeting on Tuesday night.

Cultured Collingwood designs a creative future

Graffitti Wall Art found on buildings in public spaces in Collingwood, Melbourne.

Kate Nancarrow Collingwood is shaking off its rough-and-ready image as an influx of graphic designers, photographers, architects and other creative types turns the suburb into a cultural hub.

Truck runs over cyclist in Collingwood

Deborah Gough Police are looking for a truck that they believe cut off a cyclist and then ran him over at Alexandra Parade, Collingwood, in the early hours of Saturday morning.

Carjack terror for Collingwood motorist

Collingwood

Reid Sexton A Melbourne man who was carjacked in Collingwood says he feared for his life and has urged others to lock their doors when driving at night.

Final $6.8b East West Link design ignores government's own expert planning advice

East West Link.

Clay Lucas and Richard Willingham The final design for the East West Link ignores key planning issues identified by the Napthine government's own hand-picked experts.

From card-carrying Hawthorn fan to Hawks museum curator

The curator of the Hawks' museum, Peter Haby.

Tony Wright Peter Haby was in grade two, maybe three, when his mother slipped a football card from a Korny cereal pack into his school lunch box and set the course of his life.

Early offers for 1000 VCE students

Bianca Raffin in the Artful Dodger's studio in Collingwood where she volunteers.

Benjamin Preiss Year 12 student Bianca Raffin can rest easy before the looming VCE exams - she has secured a university place several months before her classmates.

Residents take hope in Labor's East West tactics

Hope at last: Collingwood neighbours Helen Bonanno and Gilbert Schultz.

Yolanda Redrup For despairing Collingwood resident Helen Bonanno, 69, the news Labor will dump the East West Link should it win the November election was the ray of sunshine she's been waiting for.

House boom creates double headache as freeway start nears

Linking Melbourne Authority has agreed to buy Mary Fenelon's Collingwood home.

Clay Lucas An elderly Collingwood resident bought out by the government as it prepares the way for the East West Link says Melbourne’s property boom is creating a double headache for her as she tries to...

CityLink founder warns 'wrong way, go back' on East West Link

East West link flythrough (Thumbnail)

Adam Carey It was the turn of the 1990s, Victoria's economy was as lank as Kurt Cobain's hair and civil engineers were scratching around for work.

Young Magpies fan bashed at MCG

The MCG.

A 16-year-old boy says nothing will stop him from watching his beloved Magpies play despite being the victim of a sickening attack at the MCG on Saturday night.

'Missing link' in freeway network tops RACV election wishlist

Melbourne's ring road

Adam Carey Political parties vying for power in November's state election must commit to building the "missing link" freeway between the Metropolitan Ring Road and the Eastern Freeway if they want the backing...

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Bicycle lights the key to improving safety: researcher

Deborah Gough Police are stabbing in the dark if they are trying to improve cycling safety with a blitz on red-light runners and those who don't wear helmets, one of the country's leading researchers into cycling...

Police launch inner-city cyclist blitz

Bicycle

Caroline Zielinski Cyclists and drivers in Melbourne’s CBD, inner north and south-east will be targeted in a week-long blitz that will see police flood black-spot areas in a bid to reduce law-breaking behaviour.

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Art expert charged with Brett Whiteley forgeries

Brett Whiteley

Steve Butcher A Melbourne art expert has been charged by Victorian police after an investigation into suspected forged Brett Whiteley paintings.