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Equipment boost for CFA brigades

By Colin MacGillivray CFA brigades across the City of Whittlesea have claimed a share of $4.8 million dollars of fire-fighting equipment and training programs distributed across Victoria. The equipment was purchased with the aid of community...

School return row

By Colin MacGillivray MEMBER for Yan Yean Danielle Green has called for the families of City of Whittlesea school students to be patient while waiting for face-to-face learning to resume, in spite of criticism from...

Author delves into history of Romsey

LANCEFIELD historian and biographer Fay Woodhouse is hoping people will learn about the origin of buildings in Romsey and its earliest settlers from her new book Romsey: an Historical Guide. Ms Woodhouse has written about...

Neighbourhood houses support residents

THE Lancefield and Romsey neighbourhood houses have extended a message of thanks to the community after generosity and support flooded in from residents during COVID-19. The neighbourhood houses collaborated during the first wave of the...

Economic strength a priority for candidate

FOUNDER and chair of the International Women’s Federation of Commerce and Industry Diana Abruzzi will run for Macedon Ranges Shire Council in the upcoming elections. Ms Abruzzi lives in Woodend and is renowned for her...

Sports hub funding snub

By Jackson Russell Funding for the $41.4 million Macedon Ranges Regional Sports Precinct has been thrown a curve ball with the Federal Government delaying a commitment. Member for McEwen Rob Mitchell has called on the government...

Select sports enjoy eased restrictions

By Jackson Russell With regional Victoria now in step three COVID-19 restrictions, selected Mitchell Shire clubs and associations will return to play in a way never before experienced. Tennis, bowls and golf are able to resume...

Cricket’s back, but restricted

By Jackson Russell Cricket is set to return to regional Victoria after Cricket Victoria released its return to train and play plan on Friday. Cricket Victoria has provided clubs with a 25-page document that spells out...

Pubs welcome back patrons

By Jackson Russell Mitchell Shire’s pubs, clubs and cafes reopened their doors for the first time last week, since being forced to close when stage three COVID-19 restrictions were reintroduced on July 8. The re-opening comes...

Community assets a focus for Neal

Former Wallan Football Netball Club president Neal Langborne believes he will provide a fresh voice if his bid to join Mitchell Shire Council is successful. Mr Langborne, a Wallan resident for more than 30 years,...