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Watching out for commuters’ safety

By Jackson Russell South Mitchell Neighbourhood Watch is expanding its anti-theft licence plate screw program to include commuters at Wandong Railway Station on Friday, January 31. The new system will see commuters sign up to have...

Double drug bust in Clonbinane

POLICE found cannabis at two addresses in Waterford Park, Clonbinane, on Wednesday resulting in two arrests. Sgt Bob Derrett, of Seymour Divisional Unit, said several plants, lamps and transformers were seized from a house in...

Policing excellence recognised

YOUTH Specialist Engagement Officer of Wallan Police Station Senior Constable Ryan Coleman was awarded for his outstanding efforts with the youth in the South Mitchell District. As part of its community service program, the Rotary...

United against violence

A historic walk to highlight Mitchell shire’s united stance against violence will close Kilmore’s main street for the first ever Community Walk to End Violence on Friday. The walk is the centrepiece of Mitchell's 16...

Police raid Wallan home for drugs

A DRUG bust in Wallan has led police to charge three people with possession of methylamphetamine and one person with drug trafficking, possession of prohibited weapons and other related offences. Sergeant Bob Derrett, from Seymour...

Candidate to contest charges

By Evelyn Leckie A HEARING date in March next year has been set for former state election candidate Meralyn Klein who will contest assault charges. Klein allegedly elbowed a volunteer at Whittlesea Early Voting Centre during...

New police leader

By Evelyn Leckie NEW Whittlesea Police Inspector Geri Porter is three weeks into her new role, aiming to be a strong leader not only to the police force but for women aspiring to reach their...

Wallan park tagged

By Jackson Russell A spate of graffiti and vandalism attacks on council property is taking money out of ratepayers’ pockets. Public toilets at Wallan Skate Park were found tagged last week with other property throughout the...

Negligent driving takes its toll

By Steph McNicol The Transport Accident Commission is again warning motorists of the dangers of using mobile phones while driving, in light of the state’s rising road toll. A simple glance at...

Cannabis bust and arrest in Kinglake

TWO men were arrested at a house in Kinglake early Thursday morning on a property where 167 cannabis plants were allegedly found. Police arrested two men in Kinglake...