Community

Local musician inspires youth

DOREEN musician Bianca Mallouk is not only a talented singer, but a mentor for young people around the community.Ms Mallouk who goes by the stage name Honey Bee...

Call for an inclusive Australia Day

The Whittlesea Reconciliation Group (WRG) is calling for Whittlesea Council members to consider moving council’s Australia Day Celebrations to a different date.The community-based committee comprised of Aboriginal and...

Pool fun at Tallarook

IT was fun in the sun at the Tallarook outdoor pool last week when the Mitchell Shire Volume committee hosted a pool party for young people in the district.

The place for a village

TRANSITION Village Wallan (TVW) has received the nod of approval from VicRoads and Mitchell Shire Council for land on the outskirts of Wallan to build a sustainable village for the homeless.

Enviro talk opportunity

EXPRESSIONS of Interest to speak and exhibit at the 2019 Loddon Mallee organics recovery information series for the horticulture industry are now open.Following on from the success of...

Nannas help Doreen community

Local Nanna’s Julie Sutherland and Jane Gilroy-Scott have started an influential Facebook group that has taken off around the community and also around the world.Nanna’s Home Basics is...

Community hope for mental health

HOPES are resting on the state government’s Royal Commission into Mental Health after its talks in October last year.Daniel Andrews announced the commission at the Kyneton Men’s...

Raising the roof

WORKS to complete raising and replacing the roof at Kilmore Leisure Centre are continuing this month in the hope swimmers and community groups throughout the municipality will be able to dive...

Raffle spreads some Christmas spirit

THE KILMORE & District Hospital Auxiliary Christmas raffle has been a success with a raised total of $4536.50 thanks to the combined efforts of volunteers at Coles in Kilmore and Wellington Square...

Boost for local projects

The Small Change Project – a local initiative in Lancefield and Romsey – has come together with the Lancefield Neighbourhood House (LNH) to administer and distribute small grants to locals in the...