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Uncleared block causes concern

Evelyn and Ken Clifton’s 10-year fight to clear a block of land containing shrubs, trees and rubbish in their street in Broadford continues.The couple believe the contents on the block poses fire...

Accessibility concerns in Kilmore

By Jackson Russell Residents are growing concerned with the lack of access for the disabled and elderly around Kilmore, especially through the town’s main street. People using wheelchairs or walking frames are...

Plans for tourism

Macedon Ranges Shire Council will outline its key tourism issues in a submission to a State Government Regional Tourism Review. The council want increased collaboration between Victorian regional tourism boards and local...

Parking headaches for Beveridge

PARKING restrictions during pick-up time outside Beveridge Primary School are causing headaches for parents who don’t want their young children crossing Lithgow Street without supervision. Mitchell Shire Council set up no standing...

Whittlesea council calls for pokie reform

By Jackson Russell City of Whittlesea councillors were united at last Tuesday’s council meeting on calls for gaming machine reform throughout the municipality. Cr Caz Monteleone called for council to declare its...

Santa’s entry protected

A Seymour resident has been denied a planning permit application to remove two chimneys from a house in Progress Street. All but two Mitchell Shire councillors voted in favour of the officer...

Risky trees reported to council

OVERBEARING trees leaning towards Towts Road are causing concern for a Whittlesea resident, who fears stormy weather could cause them to fall on passing cars or pedestrians. The resident, who wished to...

Parking issues for Wallan businesses

By Jackson Russell Three Wallan businesses are frustrated with a lack of support from Mitchell Shire Council after requests to maintain their parking areas. A gym, a mechanic and a garden supplies...

Input invited for Kilmore Creek master plan

Council has drafted a revised Landscape Master Plan for Kilmore Creek. The aim of the plan is to update the landscape master plan for Kilmore Creek and establish a range of actions...

Aged care shift

By Evelyn LeckieMACEDON Ranges Council will stop providing selected aged care home support services as a response to ongoing Commonwealth reforms in the aged and disability services...