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Visitors – stay away!

POLICE closed the road to Mount Macedon’s memorial cross as visitors ignored council warnings not to visit the autumn leaves displays on the weekend. Hundreds of visitors ignored state and federal government recommendations to stay...

Hidden flowers raise community spirit

By Jackson Russell One Kilmore business has been brightening people’s day by leaving bouquets of flowers around Kilmore and Broadford. Instead of having to throw out unsold flowers due to a lack of business, Kilmore Florist owner...

A helping hand for Broadford

By Evelyn Leckie BROADFORD resident Peter Gannon is calling on businesses to put their hand up and help isolated residents. Mr Gannon said towns like Broadford, Pyalong and Wandong were struggling due to a lower amount...

Police conducting spot checks

By Jackson Russell A select group of police officers in the Mitchell Shire are focusing on spot checks on people who should be in isolation as part of Operation Sentinel. Six officers who are usually part...

Stay at home

Mitchell Shire residents are now in stage three restrictions of COVID-19 shutdown, which means people are advised to only leave their homes for essential reasons. Five cases of COVID-19 have now been confirmed in the...

COVID-19 DAILY UPDATE: Stage-two restrictions in force

VICTORIA has recorded it's first three deaths for COVID-19 bringing the total of Australian deaths to 12 today. Victorian Chief Health Officer Brett Sutton said the two of the men in their 70s were being...

Support packages for those in need

By Steph McNicol THE generosity of the community overwhelmed organisers of Food 4 Thought as they were able to put together 72 care packages for vulnerable people in the Mitchell Shire. Organisers Julie Trimble, Belinda Bryant,...

COVID-19 hits home

The Department of Health and Human Services yesterday confirmed two cases of COVID-19 in the Mitchell Shire, as the residents and business owners grapple with a government-imposed different way of life. As the total number...

Coronavirus closures

Health authorities have confirmed two cases of COVID-19 in the Macedon Ranges Shire over the weekend, as some council operations and other non-essential services close throughout the region. Macedon Ranges Shire Council has closed its...

Business as usual for The North Central Review

The North Central Review is an essential service delivering your local community news. As such it's business as usual in these unprecedented times. See our upcoming women's business feature starting May 5th