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Pyalong wins resilience award

By Steph McNicolPyalong Neighbourhood House has won a state-wide award for their effort to buy groceries and organise hay for struggling farmers.Neighbourhood Houses Victoria...

Roadside birth in Doreen

By Evelyn LeckieWHEN First Constable Alana Olivieri noticed a car abruptly pulling over on Yan Yean Road in Doreen, she didn’t expect the...

Council promotes inclusion

By Evelyn LeckieCITY of Whittlesea flew the rainbow flag in support of International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Intersexism and Transphobia, with Mayor Lawrie Cox showing support.

Disability system delays cause frustration

Wallan’s Kym Puehringer-Head is frustrated by the lengthy delays in the National Disability Insurance Scheme that can help improve her husband’s quality of life.Mark Puehringer has Myotonic Dystrophy,...

Community stand with drag queen

By Evelyn LeckieDespite unwelcoming comments leading up the event, a reading by Drag Queen Annie marked International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia...

Tree warrior turns attention to home

SHERRIE Yeoman travels all over Australia to protect the environment and Indigenous cultural heritage.Growing up on a farm in Doreen, Ms Yeoman has always had a love...

Liberals needs to ramp up

Member for McEwen Rob Mitchell has already drafted letters to Prime Minister Scott Morrison asking the federal government to fund Wallan's Watson Street interchange and a Headspace mental health centre.

Community service award for sustainability

By Steph McNicol Kilmore Racing Club duty manager Rose White received a Community Clubs Victoria award earlier this month for her efforts in environmental sustainability.Ms White was presented the Outstanding Community Service...

Lancefield’s lost world

Australia’s ‘big animal’ history may be brought to life in Lancefield after Macedon Ranges Shire Council allocated funds to plan for a Megafauna Interpretation Centre.Council’s Budget Report 2019/20 assigns funds to establish...

Wandong car park woes

A DISGRUNTLED community group are calling for an extension of Wandong Railway Station car park after a change in zone fees is attracting more cars to park in the area for a...