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Thursday, November 14, 2019

Community

Money spashed at Whittlesea Pool

Whittlesea Swim Centre is set to receive an overhaul with plans for an all-abilities play zone with water play features and an all-abilities accessible pool pod, with ramp and para-mobility mobile hoist. Fully-accessible change rooms,...

Future at risk

The future of the Romsey Region Business and Tourism Association is in doubt if the group is unable to recruit new members to its committee of management before its annual general meeting on November...

Mounted constable remembered 150 years on

By Evelyn Leckie A police officer who died while on duty in 1894 was commemorated at a Victoria Police memorial dedication last Tuesday in Avenel. Mounted Constable John Joseph Glynn served the Avenel Police station from...

Butlers honoured with portrait

By Jackson Russell BlazeAid founders Kevin and Rhonda Butler have been honoured by artist Suze Thomas with an oil portrait as part of her ‘optimism and gratitude’ themed exhibition. The portraits and stories seek not only...

Wallan Future Hub to connect community

By Steph McNicol A VITAL community space in Wallan officially opened its navy-blue doors to the community on Friday with a celebration that included stalls, food and a smoking ceremony. The Wallan Future Hub, formerly a...

Residents want speed change now

By Jackson Russell A lower speed limit through Hidden Valley will be considered as part of the next two Mitchell Shire Council budget processes, but residents say action needs to be taken immediately. Council passed a...

Tallarook venue aims to expand

By Jackson Russell Community feedback is being sought by Mitchell Shire Council on a planning permit amendment application by Tallarook’s Our Friends Farm Environment and Entertainment Park. The amendments would adjust the range of dates the...

Gambling harm focus

By Evelyn Leckie WHITTLESEA Community Connections has won over the State Government with their proposal to reduce gambling harm by providing alternative recreational activities for residents experiencing gambling issues. The group received $70,155 as part of...

Worldwide connection

By Evelyn Leckie AN unexpected email sent to the wrong address has connected two men’s sheds from across the world. Romsey Men’s Shed members in the United Kingdom were puzzled when an email landed in their...

Cup visit delights

By Jackson Russell One of horse racing’s most coveted prizes, the 2019 Melbourne Cup, visited Kilmore’s Dianella Hostel residents in the lead-up to the race that stops the nation. The Lexus Melbourne Cup Tour involves the...