Northcote

Marnie Reid charged $200 for 8km taxi trip from city to Northcote

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Deborah Gough A woman desperate to rendezvous with her husband on a Friday night was charged $200 for travel just eight kilometres by an unscrupulous taxi driver.

Cyclists rail against new Northcote tram super stops

Andrew Wilson says cyclists are being squeezed out by the construction of tram super stops on High Street, Northcote.

Adam Carey Major changes being made to road conditions at the southern end of High Street in Northcote could be 'the way of the future' for Melbourne's tram routes.

Woman killed as car leaps creek at Northcote

Andy Park A woman has died after the car in which she was travelling leapt 30 metres into the air before crashing into a creek in Melbourne's north.

Woman passenger abandoned in crash after police pursuit

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Deborah Gough Police have described as ''abominable'' a male driver alleged to have left his young female companion dying after crashing the car following a police pursuit.

Thomas the Tank Engine wins Melbourne's wackiest bike race

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Patrick Hatch It was a story of the little engine that could. 

North versus south: House prices in Melbourne

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Christina Zhou & Aisha Dow Fitzroy labelled "Toorak of the north".

Money laundering accused sells houses for tax debt

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Chris Vedelago and Cameron Houston Underworld associate Irene Meletsis has sold off or transferred to family members nearly $2 million worth of property.

'How could this happen?'

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John Silvester The police rostered for the suburban divisional van patrol were relaxed that Thursday afternoon, anticipating nothing more than a routine shift of burglaries, traffic offences and a few low-level...

In an old church hall

Louise Honman Off a busy commercial street in Northcote there is a 19th-century church. The first glimpse that not all is as it seems is that there are plaques on the Gothic revival bluestone.

Cyclist knocks pedestrian unconscious

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Steve Lillebuen A 59-year-old man has been knocked unconscious by a cyclist in Melbourne and taken to hospital with a head injury.

Honey, I may have been sold a lemon

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Neil McMahon Few food products hit the consumer sweet spot with such an effective sting. From bee to jar to table, honey seems as clean a product as you will find on the shelf.

Childcare centre's pet rabbit decapitated and left in playground

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Nick Toscano, Caroline Zielinski Children at a Melbourne childcare centre where a pet rabbit was brutally decapitated and a guinea pig found dead have created a shrine in memory of their beloved animals.

Revolt in Labor ranks

Josh Gordon State Opposition Leader Daniel Andrews is facing a messy election-year revolt over claims that factional warlords are riding roughshod over local branch members.

Paul Keating describes Daniel Andrews as Australia's 'most energetic' opposition leader

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Josh Gordon Former prime minister Paul Keating has dramatically entered the Victorian political fray, describing state opposition leader Daniel Andrews as a man of 'energy and pluck' and warning Labor's talent...

Melbourne renters face harsh home truths as gentrification creeps north

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Nick Toscano Renters are being priced out of working-class suburbia as gentrification creeps further north.

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Woman driver hit by rock in Thornbury

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Alana Schetzer A woman has been injured after a rock was thrown through her car’s windscreen in Melbourne’s north on Sunday morning.

Graffiti artist's black mark from council

Street artist CDH, with his Weeping Portrait.

Aisha Dow What a farce: Street artist CDH has torn up his arts grant and made it into an artwork.

Woman hit by car in Thornbury

Chris Hingston Woman fights for her life after being hit by a car in Melbourne’s north.

Two pedestrians die in hospital after being hit by cars

Caroline Zielinski and Chris Hingston An elderly man has died in hospital after being hit by a car in Melbourne’s north last month.

Best streets

A streetscape of Northernhay Street, Reservoir.

Justine Costigan Locals used to identify strangers by their pronunciation of the suburb name Reservoir.