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Whittlesea winner

by Jackson RussellA WHITTLESEA supermarket might be the luckiest store in the state, with yet another of the store’s customers winning the Champions IGA Grand Grocery Giveaway.Whittlesea resident Francesca Perta won the first of...

Council backs statement

MACEDON Ranges Shire is a step closer to a localised planning statement following a Special Council Meeting in Gisborne on Thursday night. The draft localised planning statement, now known as the Macedon Ranges Statement of...

New service opened for Whittlesea youth

EASTERN Melbourne Primary Health Network (EMPHN) is funding new services at local youth services hub Edge to give young people in the City of Whittlesea better access to mental health, and alcohol and other...

Parma for a Farmer success for Kilmore

KILMORE Racing Club’s two venues – Kilmore Trackside and the Bendigo Club have raised more than $7,000 through the Parma for a Farmer Campaign. Kilmore Racing CEO Ben Murphy said he is proud of his team...

Small town big heart

PYALONG is a small town with a big heart. The town with a population of under 2000 is driving the drought relief drive through the Pyalong neighbourhood House. The Neighbourhood House has teamed with Need...

Sophie heads to the national awards

WALLAN Secondary College student Sophie Babycz was crowned the winner in the School Based Apprentice category of the Victorian Training Awards Gala Ceremony in Melbourne. Sophie is now getting ready to represent Victoria at the...

Wandong’s national champ

WANDONG Primary School student Kirra Wright has brought home two gold medals from the 2018 School Sports Australia National Championship on the Sunshine Coast. Kirra won both the 2000m race and 1000m time trial in...

Pallets into beautiful things

THE Whittlesea Community House is running a free workshop addressing the humble pallet. The possibilities for the humble pallet are endless as the workshop will prove as participants work on some simple projects to really...

Light up Lancefield

LANCEFIELD is one of two Macedon Ranges football clubs appealing to the community to back their projects in the state government’s Pick My Project initiative. Lancefield Football Netball Club is looking for funding to go...

Mernda hits the rails

THE Mernda Rail extension, complete with three new stations, opened for passengers last Sunday — six months ahead of schedule. The $600 million rail extension with three new stations at Mernda, Hawkstowe and Middle Gorge...