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Government pledge up to $200,000 for Tallarook rebuild

By Joshua WellsEXCLUSIVE: THE Mitchell Shire Council is expected to receive up to $200,000 from the state government to help rebuild the Tallarook Mechanics Institute.During a public meeting on Tuesday, May 15, Member for...

Monitor council plea

By Joshua Wells THE City of Whittlesea Council will formally ask the government to request a municipal monitor for six months after a heated special meeting on Tuesday, May 8. The special meeting was called by...

Boost for local projects

The Victorian Government’s Pick My Project fund is designed so that the community are able to have their say on the projects they want to get funded. The state budget, released last week, has $30...

Council to ask for monitor

By Joshua Wells  THE City of Whittlesea Council will formally ask the government to request a municipal monitor for six months after a heated special meeting on Tuesday, May 8. The special meeting was called by...

Council to ask for monitor

By Joshua Wells AN ONGOING dispute between councillors from the City of Whittlesea has led to a special meeting tonight where it will be requested a municipal monitor be installed. The potential request to the Minister...

Funding to make a splash in Whittlesea

By Joshua Wells CITY of Whittlesea councillors have clashed on the Proposed Annual Budget 2018/19 which was approved by councillors last week. The City of Whittlesea is set to separate waste charges from their rates in...

Budget battle

by Ian Blyth ROADS and a return to an operating surplus underpin the 2018-2019 Mitchell Shire Council draft budget. With roads one of the community’s top priorities, the draft budget includes $7.07 million for road maintenance...

Light it up

By Joshua Wells WHITTLESEA is one step closer to having the lights on Church Street upgraded with North Ward Councillor Tom Joseph set to move a motion to have $160,000 allocated to the township at...

No to hipster highway

by Ian Blyth MITCHELL Shire Council has moved to set up a working party following growing community opposition to the planned Wallan to Heathcote rail trail. With some 45 per cent of the proposed route currently...

Bottom of the lake

By Brooke Haffenden A LOCAL resident has slammed council for draining water from the lakes in Laurimar to irrigate the sports grounds at Laurimar Recreation Reserve. For the past 10 years Robin Gipps has lived in...