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Whittlesea author up for two awards

By Colin MacGillivray WHITTLESEA author, speaker and artist Rosa Carrafa has been recognised for her efforts to make a difference in people’s lives with two nominations in this year’s AusMumpreneur awards. The awards have supported Australian...

Stage-four lockdown

By Colin MacGillivray THE City of Whittlesea will enter stage-four COVID-19 restrictions with the rest of metropolitan Melbourne at midnight tomorrow as it remains one of Victoria’s worst-affected municipalities. Whittlesea yesterday saw its first drop in...

MP encourages shopping in Riddells Creek, Romsey and Lancefield

With stage three restrictions planned for Macedon Ranges and regional Victoria, Member for Macedon Mary-Anne Thomas says shopping local has never been more important. Ms Thomas last week launched the Shop Local, Spend Local, Enjoy...

Restrictions return

AFTER a gradual increase in active COVID-19 cases in the Macedon Ranges there are now 28 active cases, and Mayor Cr Janet Pearce has urged residents to ‘stay safe’. By postcodes, the number of identified...

Works continue through lockdown

Works on several essential projects are being continued by Mitchell Shire Council throughout Victoria’s second lockdown. Road crews, maintenance teams, arborists, parks and gardens staff, contractors and project managers are still hard at work despite...

NAB cuts regional branch hours

Opening hours have been drastically reduced across 114 regional NAB branches, including Wallan and Whittlesea. The bank has described the reason for the reduction as ‘adapting to the greater use of online banking’. From August 17,...

Bendigo Bank branch backs Broadford

BENDIGO Bank has committed to a long-term future in Broadford after purchasing its current building at 63 High Street. The bank opened its Broadford branch in the wake of National Australia Bank’s decision to withdraw...

Whittlesea Show cancelled

WHITTLESEA Show organisers believe the annual event will be forced to evolve, as it last week became the latest in a string of agricultural shows to fall victim to the COVID-19 pandemic. Whittlesea Agricultural Society...

Seymour Lions Club robbed

The Lions Club of Seymour Goulburn and several self-storage units have been targeted in a series of burglaries throughout Seymour in recent weeks. Mitchell Crime Investigation Unit detectives are investigating the burglaries. A list of items,...

Finally funded!

By Jackson Russell Wallan’s much-needed Hume Freeway diamond interchange has been green-lit after the Federal Government announced it will fully fund $50 million for the long-awaited project. The upgrade will create south-facing ramps on and off...