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Steph Ryan: Pyalong power problems need new solution

By Colin MacGillivray MEMBER for Euroa Steph Ryan has joined a community call for new solutions to power problems plaguing the town of Pyalong. Pyalong residents have been frustrated for years by frequent power outages, some...

Danielle Green reflects on 20 years as Yan Yean representative

By Colin MacGillivray MEMBER for Yan Yean Danielle Green has reflected on nearly 20 years of service and turned an eye to the future after last week announcing she would not seek re-election in 2022. Ms...

Wallan Community Services Hub officially opened

THE official opening of Wallan Community Services Hub on Thursday was hailed by health services and politicians as a big step towards combating and preventing family violence in the region. The $1.284 million hub repurposed...

Wynne: Wallan quarry not ‘done deal’

PLANNING Minister Richard Wynne’s office has denied the terms of reference guiding a ministerial advisory committee decision on a planned quarry south of Wallan preclude the committee from deciding not to proceed with the...

Broadford Christmas tree damaged: police seek information

BROADFORD police and Mitchell Shire Council are appealing to the public for information to come forward regarding the vandalism of the town’s Christmas tree, which had only been erected days prior to the incident. On...

Transition Village Wallan opens Kilmore op shop

TRANSITION Village Wallan, TVW, has moved to a new permanent premises in Kilmore, expanding the successful recycled and upcycled op shop project. The group is a community-managed charity aimed at developing an eco-friendly village for...

Kilmore Senior Citizens Club welcoming new members

By Tricia Mifsud KILMORE Senior Citizens Club is opening its doors and inviting the senior community of Kilmore and surrounds to join the group, with something to offer for all its members. As the state transitions...

Lancefield Christmas decorations light up town

By Colin MacGillivray A GROUP of more than a dozen Lancefield residents dubbing themselves the ‘Christmas elf workshop’ is brightening High Street businesses with festive rooftop art. For three years the group has created giant Christmas...

16 Days of Activism: Whittlesea

THE City of Whittlesea has partnered with Whittlesea Community Connections and DPV Health to host community events in support of the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence. Victoria Police data shows 3329 reports of...

Doreen: Orchard Road kinder’s funding boost

DOREEN'S Orchard Road Community and Early Learning Centre will receive a boost to its facilities following the announcement of a $77,808 grant. Member for Yan Yean Danielle Green last week visited the centre to announce...