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Labor commits to Riddells Creek CFA upgrade

RIDDELLS Creek will get an upgraded fire station if Labor is re-elected on November 24. The existing station was built in 1984 and is no longer meeting the needs of the local brigade. The facility is...

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...

A fresh coat of paint

LANCEFIELD Neighbourhood House will be able to get a much-needed refresh thanks to $20,000 of funding from the federal government’s Stronger Communities Program. Member for McEwen Rob Mitchell made a surprise announcement for the funding...

Upgrade works underway at Kilmore

UPPER House Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, called into Kilmore Racing last week to get an update on track improvements that are part of a $1.3 million dollar joint funding project. The club will...

Feed it Forward launches

A PACKED Lancefield Mechanics Institute played host to the launch event for the Feed it Forward project on Tuesday. The project is a combined effort between the Lancefield and Romsey Neighbourhood Houses to bring people...

Mernda’s tiny library

THE Ideas and hard work of Mernda Primary School students has helped create the first Mernda Tiny Library, a initiative which will celebrate a love of books. Mernda Village Tiny Library was built by the...

Not happy Dan

THE Premier and his transport minister will be left with no doubt the local community is not happy with the current transport services – in town bus services and V/Line. The Seymour Train Action Group...

Ecotherapy Park continues to climb

by Jackson Russell ROMSEY Ecotherapy Park is one of three Macedon projects to be selected for funding through the state government’s Pick My Project fund. Voting results were released on Tuesday with the Romsey Ecotherapy Park’s...

Whittlesea HEART break

by Joshua Wells A COMMUNITY advocate has expressed her disappointment at the government’s Pick My Project campaign after the township of Whittlesea failed to attract funding. Whittlesea Community House’s Mary-Lyn Griffith said some ‘who got up...

More funding for Wallan projects

AN innovative $2.17 million relocatable Early Learning Centre in Wallan East on the corner of Wallara Waters Boulevard and South Station Street is one of a raft of projects announced last week. The centre will...