Community

Whittlesea prepares to remember

The Whittlesea community is preparing for a time of remembrance and reflection as the 10th anniversary of the 2009 bushfires draws closer.There are several community events planned...

Pledge over troubled water

COMMENT is being sought on the future of the 13 water boars scattered across Mitchell Shire via a survey presently available online at council’s service centres.Mitchell Shire Council...

Moving into the community

STAFF, parents and children from Diamond Valley Special Developmental School Whittlesea Campus have been working hard to raise money for a mini bus to transport students.A mini...

Lancefield Park Renewal project finished

THE FINAL development in the $800,000 Lancefield Park Renewal project has been completed with the resurfacing and extension of the Lancefield Tennis Club and Lancefield Football Netball Club courts.

Local karate kid wins gold

LAURIMAR karateka Callum Atwell made a successful trip to the National All Styles National Championships on the Gold Coast last weekend, bringing home five medals including a gold.

Dianella hostel residents more mobile

DIANELLA hostel residents gathered around for a healthy morning tea with Anthony O’Dwyer and Laurie Stelfox from the Mitchell Masonic Lodge this week to acknowledge 10 years of generous donations to...

Spreading Christmas cheer

JUST in time for Christmas, Pyalong Neighbourhood House has received another donation for struggling farmers.Goodstart Early Learning Heidelberg donated nearly 200 presents to the cause which started...

Ready to hit the road

ROMSEY Community House received a very generous gift on Friday, with a car donated to the house’s community transport program. The donation of the Holden Commodore and $1000 annually for registration and other costs was...

Big blokes band together

LAST WEEK, the Big Blokes Brunch Program won the 2018 Network North East Neighbourhood House (NENHN) partnership award for their outstanding contribution to the Whittlesea community. The Big Blokes Brunch is a program run by...

Kilmore shows off

IT was a beautiful day on Saturday to celebrate the Kilmore community at the 156th Annual Kilmore Agricultural Show. With a wide range of talents on display, families got to enjoy blade shearing demonstrations, farm...