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Broadford library closes for refurbishment

Mitchell Shire Council’s customer and library service centre at Broadford is now closed until the end of June to undergo a refurbishment. The council is partnering with the State Government to complete a refurbishment and...

Anti-quarry supporters gather for Mitchell Shire Council community forum

By Colin MacGillivray ABOUT 40 Wallan community members attended a Mitchell Shire Council community forum opposing a proposed quarry south of the town last week, but quarry operator Conundrum Holdings claims council denied it a...

Mitchell Shire Council considers problem over property proceeds

SHOULD money generated by the sale of council property only be used in the specific community in which that property was sold? That was the question raised by Cr Rhonda Sanderson during last month’s Mitchell...

Macedon Ranges council budget details released

Macedon Ranges Shire Council is planning an array of community projects as part of a $40.17 million capital works program in its 2022-23 budget. Residents have the opportunity to provide feedback on the draft budget...

City of Whittlesea invites feedback on prioriting assests master plan

THE City of Whittlesea is inviting residents to provide feedback on a draft plan outlining how it will prioritise, maintain and manage assets over the next 10 years. Council currently manages more than $3.2 billion...

Beveridge Recreation Reserve in focus

MITCHELL Shire Council is seeking community input on a masterplan to guide works at Beveridge Recreation Reserve. The reserve is on 10 hectares of Crown land at the corner of Lithgow and Spring streets in...

Inclusive change rooms for Wallan’s Greenhill Reserve

By Tricia Mifsud GREENHILL Reserve has become a more inclusive environment for its players, with a refurbishment allowing its change rooms to be more female-friendly. The new space allows for separation between male and female athletes,...

Wallan’s Greenhill Reserve oval gets drainage upgrade

STATE Minister for Community Sport Ros Spence visited Wallan on Saturday to announce more than $100,000 to upgrade drainage at the Greenhill Reserve oval. Ms Spence announced the State Government would contribute $106,666 to the...

Clarrie Berry Pavilion demolished to make way for new JJ Clancy facility

By Colin MacGillivray SHORT-TERM pain for long-term gain is the mindset of user groups at Kilmore’s JJ Clancy Reserve after Mitchell Shire Council last week demolished the Clarrie Berry Pavilion to make way for a...

Sydney Street electronic sign denied by Mitchell Shire Council

MITCHELL Shire Council has knocked back a retrospective planning permit application for an electronic sign atop a building in Kilmore’s Sydney Street, with councillors claiming it flew in the face of the historic nature...