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Residents asked about Romsey’s future

Macedon Ranges Shire Council will develop a township structure plan as part of planning for the future of Romsey.The council asked residents last year ‘what should Romsey look...

Community angry as council cancelled

by Evelyn LeckieFRUSTRATED community members confronted councillors at the City of Whittlesea’s first meeting of the year which was cancelled due to poor attendance.

$50m freeway boost

by Evelyn LeckiePRIME Minister Scott Morrison has announced a $50 million injection to bust traffic congestion on the Hume Freeway as part of the Coalition Government’s Urban...

Call for an inclusive Australia Day

The Whittlesea Reconciliation Group (WRG) is calling for Whittlesea Council members to consider moving council’s Australia Day Celebrations to a different date.The community-based committee comprised of Aboriginal and...

Pledge over troubled water

COMMENT is being sought on the future of the 13 water boars scattered across Mitchell Shire via a survey presently available online at council’s service centres.Mitchell Shire Council...

Councillor boycott amid Overland Lawyer X scandal

THERE were five empty seats at the Whittlesea Council meeting on Tuesday December 11 amid CEO Simon Overland’s implication in the Lawyer X scandal.Council has been inadvertently...

Chisholm elected mayor

MITCHELL Shire Council has a new mayor, with North Ward Councillor Bill Chisholm elected to the position at a special council meeting last Monday (November 26) in Broadford. Cr Chisholm was elected alongside new Deputy...

Klein disendorsed

LIBERAL Party candidate Meralyn Klein has been disendorsed by her party following claims of an assault and rape threat made in an anti-Muslim video. In the video, published by far-right party the Australian Liberty Alliance,...

Lalios makes council return

CITY of Whittlesea councillor Mary Lalios made her return to council at last Tuesday night’s (November 13) council meeting after not attending a meeting since April this year. The return comes as prior requests to...

Council honours Gallipoli

WORLD War I’s Gallipoli campaign has been honoured by the City of Whittlesea with streets and a park in a new Mernda development named in its honour. As a project for to the Centenary of...