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Wandong welcomes new school principal

Wandong Primary School came into the new school term with a new addition, as principal Kelly Morrow took the helm. Ms Morrow succeeds former acting principal David Warren and former principal Rhonda Cole, who was...

Pokies submissions encouraged

Organisers of a public meeting regarding Hogan’s Hotel’s application for additional poker machines are encouraging residents to make a submission to a Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal appeal. Representatives from Wallan Gateway Church, the Victorian...

Sustainability move

By Evelyn Leckie MORE eateries in the City of Whittlesea are being encouraged to accept reusable containers from customers picking up their takeaway meals, as part of a council program to reduce single-use plastic. Whittlesea councillor...

Water worries

By Evelyn Leckie THERE are fears Western Water’s plans to discharge recycled water into Deep Creek in Romsey will mirror the same negative effects which occured in Kyneton. Due to a surplus in waste water at...

Seymour gets solar powered

The Seymour Sports and Aquatic Centre is now partially powered by 322 solar panels, following the completion of a $117,000 Mitchell Shire Council capital works project. The centre was selected to receive the system as...

Water restrictions to stay

Despite recent rain boosting water storages, Goulburn Valley Water has announced water restrictions will remain in place in Kilmore and surrounds throughout summer. With a hot, dry summer forecast, stage two restrictions will remain in...

New police leader

By Evelyn Leckie NEW Whittlesea Police Inspector Geri Porter is three weeks into her new role, aiming to be a strong leader not only to the police force but for women aspiring to reach their...

No laughing matter

A night of fun and hilarity is hoped to help raise money to prevent homelessness in Mitchell Shire. Comedy for a Cause will include four of Australia’s top comedians visiting Kilmore on Saturday, October 26...

Stadium go-ahead

By Evelyn Leckie CITY of Whittlesea councillors will enter into a partnership with Casa D’Abruzzo Club in Epping to develop a four-court indoor stadium, costing at least $5 million. The majority of councillors were on board...

MP supports men’s shed

By Jackson Russell AS part of Men’s Shed Week, Member for McEwen Rob Mitchell visited the Romsey Men’s Shed on Wednesday to show his support on their journey towards getting a physical shed. The Romsey Men’s...