Community

More rural doctors

Gisborne’s Bridget Fallon and Macedon’s Cassandra Hocking will start at a new Murray-Darling rural medical program in Victoria to tackle the nation-wide rural doctor shortage. The 15 regional...

Council calls for government to catch up

City of Whittlesea Mayor Lawrie Cox joined a national call for better access to roads, transport, jobs and community facilities in fast-growing outer suburbs in Canberra last week.

Broadford’s youngest entrepreneur making a difference

Broadford’s youngest entrepreneur Darcy O’Connor has started a heart-warming new business ‘Darcy’s Doggy Treats’. Darcy got the idea to make her homemade treats after starting a corner stall, where...

Brigade mural defaced

MEMBERS of the Broadford Fire Brigade are disappointed after an Aboriginal mural on the station’s roller doors was vandalised earlier this month. The mural was vandalised sometime around...

Cops stop for a cuppa

SEYMOUR residents were able to get to know their town's police officers at a 'Coffee with a Cop' event at The Brewer’s Table on Wednesday. The initiative originated...

Lancefield Practice turns 10

Dr Marina Kefford and Dr Paul Carter celebrated a decade in the Lancefield community after opening the Lancefield Country Practice together on February 9, 2009. After 10 years...

Whittlesea girls join movement

Inspired by the 'This Girl Can Victoria' movement women in the City of Whittlesea are encouraging others not to be afraid of being active. Five women from different...

Residents asked about Romsey’s future

Macedon Ranges Shire Council will develop a township structure plan as part of planning for the future of Romsey. The council asked residents last year ‘what should Romsey look...

Community angry as council cancelled

by Evelyn Leckie FRUSTRATED community members confronted councillors at the City of Whittlesea’s first meeting of the year which was cancelled due to poor attendance.

Romsey Men’s Shed seeks land

Members of the Romsey Men’s Shed are seeking a permanent or long term location for its members to meet. The Australian Men’s Shed Association (AMSA) supports almost 1000...