Community

Sleeping rough at ACK

Assumption College students aim to raise awareness of the significant plight of the homeless with the ACK Sleeps Out 2017 event on Friday, August 25.Keen to ensure the experience is an authentic one, Certificate 3 Events...

Australia Day alive and well

Australia Day is alive and well in Mitchell Shire with council’s commitment to growing the day which features community events in just about every town in the shire. A its August meeting, council voted to...

Local breeders take the awards

Kilmore’s Sayla Park Suffolk stud has added supreme champion Suffolk at Hamilton’s Sheepvention to the stud’s long list of trophies Jodie Zoch and Jon Sutherland, co-principals of Sayla Park have taken their win in their stride...

Earthcore’s End?

Organisers of the Earthcore dance festival have slammed Mitchell Shire Council’s actions in refusing to grant consent for the 2017 festival to go ahead. Earthcore chief, Spiro Boursine, has vowed to take the decision to...

Back to basics budget

MITCHELL Shire Council has released its draft budget that shows a return to the ‘three Rs’ – roads, rates and rubbish. The draft budget provides for a much waited improvement in road and footpath maintenance...

Award for swim teacher

Mitchell Shire Leisure swim teacher Jennifer Fuhrmeister has received the Victorian Teacher of Adults Award. The award, one of eight categories presented each year, identifies and honours a swim teacher for their contributions to aquatic...

Boomer drops in

FORMER AFL premiership player and North Melbourne legend, Brent “Boomer” Harvey was a well-received guest at Kilmore Toyota last week as part of the Toyota Good for Footy program. The Toyota Good for Footy program...

Ray is one of the best

RAY Miller is a volunteer at Kilmore’s Dianella hostel with the official title of ‘People Connector’ However, his win in the 2017 Public Sector Residential Aged Care Services Celebrating Aged Care Awards, shows that his work...