Community

Police Remembrance Day

Remembering our finest

IN a formal service to mark National Police Remembrance Day, local officers, Acting Inspector Della Nihill, Senior Sergeant Clayton Munro, Acting Senior Sergeant Jamie Emond, Police Chaplain Ken Agnew and Mitchell Shire Mayor Rhonda...

Seymour is showing off

There are so many things to make for The Great Seymour Show Off, which will be held on October 7. Check out the schedule on line at www.seymouragshow.org.au or pick up a schedule around town. After all...

Seniors celebrate

HAVING a cuppa with the Mayor or delving into the world of online shopping are just some of the diverse activities on offer, in addition to the Annual Seniors Concert featuring Honey B and...

Swap Meet success

WALLAN Scouts and Greenhill Committee members were all smiles on Sunday, September 24 as thousands of people flocked to the annual swap meet at Greenhill Reserve. The weather was almost perfect for such an occasion...

Works for court house

THE Kilmore Court House will undergo urgent conservation works thanks to a Heritage Grant of $130,000. Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes met with members of the Kilmore Court House committee of management last Monday,...

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...