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New mayor for Whittlesea

SOUTH West Ward’s Cr Kris Pavlidis has been elected as the new City of Whittlesea Mayor, with Whittlesea’s youngest-ever councillor Emilia Lisa Sterjova elected as deputy mayor. Both councillors were elected on Thursday night, November...
Floraide Ceremony

Saying it with flowers

Kilmore Hospital CEO Sue Race, Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes, Member for Euroa and Deputy Leader of The Nationals Steph Ryan and Deputy Mayor Cr David Lowe were in attendance at the event...
tom-joseph

Advocate for change

New North Ward councillor Tom Joseph was sworn in at an official ceremony last Tuesday, October 10. Following the signing of the Councillor Code of Conduct, Cr Joseph addressed the room. Acknowledging the remarkable life of...
Beveridge Community Centre

New mega centre for Beveridge

CONSTRUCTION of a vibrant community hub in Melbourne’s booming northern growth corridor has begun, with works starting on the $6.74 million Greater Beveridge Community Centre. The multi-purpose community centre will include two kindergarten rooms, two...

No to recorded council meetings

Recordings of Mitchell Shire Council meetings will not happen – even on a trial basis following a decision at last week’s council meeting. Councillors were discussing a report prepared subsequent to a Notice of Motion...

Cuts concern council

Recent cuts to the Growing Suburbs Fund in the 2017/18 State Budget will have a negative impact on the social strength and resilience of more than 1.3 million residents, and is likely to cost...

Sister act

IT is no wonder newly sworn in Mitchell Youth councillor Vivien Flannery is as passionate about community work as she is, when you consider the example she has been set. Following in the footsteps of...

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...

Council’s quantum leap

Twelve months ago nobody would believe it could happen but the 2017 Community Satisfaction Survey results for Mitchel Shire tell otherwise. In an amazing turnaround council’s overall direction measure leapt from an all-time low of...

Macedon Ranges budget deferred

Discussion on the adoption of the Macedon Ranges Shire budget has been deferred to the June ordinary meeting of council to be held tomorrow evening (Wednesday June 28). The matter was to be discussed at...