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Helping Hoops is a charity dedicated to running free basketball programs for underprivileged children. What started in 2009 as a single program in Footscray now delivers more than 450 free basketball sessions to more than 1000 children of all abilities, ages 7 to 21.

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Anchana Muangil, Richmond “I live in Richmond and my favorite and most visited place is Victoria street. The street with all its ‘Saigon lights’ signs in different Asian languages, busy market stalls, oriental cafes and restaurants remind me of my home in Thailand. There are also a lot of beauty salons…

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John Street Early Childhood Co-op will be gifted with rooftop solar panels thanks to a community vote, the Yarra Energy Foundation (YEF) announced on Monday. The generous donation is credited to the ‘Richmond Solar Bulk Buy’, a program run by the YEF that gave Richmond residents the opportunity to access solar…

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