Community

Hogan’s Hotel concerned for expansion plans

By Jackson Russell Hogan’s Hotel is concerned community groups could be affected financially after receiving pushback about its expansion plans.The Wallan hotel contributes to more than 25 community groups and clubs, including...

Food truck development

A Kilmore developer plans to transform a disused warehouse on Sydney Street into a gourmet food truck park.A planning permit application for the site at 37 Sydney...

Football captains wear zero for road safety

Captains from the Riddell and Northern football leagues will be among more than 1000 to swap their regular jumper numbers for number zero to promote the Transport Accident Commission’s Towards Zero Round.

Nursing home upgrades opened

The Kilmore and District Hospital officially opened the completed refurbishment of the Caladenia Nursing Home on Wednesday.The upgrade has seen the number of single rooms at the service...

Cubby kerfuffle

By Evelyn LeckieA CUBBY house built by 14-year-old teenagers at Gisborne was cleared by Macedon Ranges Shire council on Friday after council deemed it to be an...

Dob in racism

By Evelyn LeckieAS local governments roll out a ‘dob in racism’ reporting tool for Victorians, City of Whittlesea has jumped on board in assisting the Victorian Equal...

Pool potential

The first steps are underway for an aquatic centre to be built in Wallan.Mitchell Shire Council is asking the community through a survey what it would like...

Kilmore confirmed Victoria’s oldest inland town

By Eden HynninenCAREER research scientist and previous Kilmore resident Martin Williams has discovered – after 164 years of speculation – that Kilmore is the oldest inland town...

Kirra wins gold

By Jackson Russell Wandong superstar Kirra Wright has done it again, winning gold at the School Sports Victoria Cross Country Championships on Thursday in Bundoora. Kirra smashed her personal best time and...

Men’s shed on hold

A Men’s Shed for Wallan is likely to be put on the backburner for another year after Mitchell Shire Council chose not to submit an application to the Department of Health and...