Community

Agricultural land plan

People in Melbourne's outer northern fringe will have their say on what land should be ear-marked for agricultural use in the face of the ever-expanding growth of suburbs.

Gender diversity training for health workers

A training session in Macedon will aim to educate health professionals on the best practice in transgender and gender diverse health.Cobaw Community Health, in collaboration with Zoe...

Wallan girl gives back

ONE Wallan youngster is doing her bit for kids with leukaemia by raising money and donating her hair to Variety’s Hair with Heart initiative.Eight-year-old Mackenzie Fereday has...

National busking competition set to draw crowds to Kilmore

Kilmore is set to experience musicians, songwriters, belly dancers and many more talented acts at the regional busking championships next month.The competition runs in conjunction with the...

SKM Recycling Update

City of Whittlesea continues to be forced to send recycling to landfill as SKM still hasn't reopened its Coolaroo site.The council announced last week that it hoped...

Federal Government urged to continue kindergarten funding

The City of Whittlesea fear families could be out of pocket $2000 a child unless the Federal Government commits to fund kindergartens on an ongoing basis.In the...

Gastronomy gravitation

The Macedon Ranges is cementing its reputation as a beacon for gastronomy with hundreds of people travelling to Melbourne Food and Wine Festival events in the past week.

New kitchen for RSL

KILMORE Wallan RSL will be able to better serve its 100-plus members after the opening of a new kitchenette on Thursday.Funding of $45,600 from the Department of...

Whittlesea council to re-think Mernda pool budget

By Evelyn LeckieRESIDENTS have applied pressure on the CIty of Whittlesea with the ‘Extend the Mernda Pool Campaign’ causing councillors to re-think the proposed 25-metre pool at Mernda...

Water shortage hits

By Jackson RussellKILMORE, Wandong and Heathcote Junction residents are being urged to conserve water, with the Sunday Creek reservoir at 18 per cent capacity....