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Kilmore SES looks to the future

By Jackson Russell Kilmore’s SES unit will soon be able start work on some much-needed upgrades as the title of the land on White Street has officially been transferred to Victoria State Emergency Service. Once council...

Green light for Tallarook hall

Final modifications to the plans for the Tallarook Mechanics Institute Hall rebuild were finalised just prior to Christmas with building to begin in this year. After the hall was destroyed by fire in 2018, Mitchell...

Council approves Tallarook festival venue amendment

By Jackson Russell THIS STORY HAS BEEN UPDATED SINCE BEING PUBLISHED IN OUR JANUARY 7, 2020 EDITION DUE TO A FACTUAL ERROR INCORRECTLY PROVIDED TO THE REVIEW. An amended planning permit for Our Friends Farm in...

Upgraded urgent care for Seymour

By Steph McNicol SEYMOUR Health Urgent Care Centre patients can now expect a better service after a $1.62 million upgrade. After many months of planning and construction, the urgent care centre opened its refurbished doors at...

Health service expansion

By Steph McNicol A $3.5 million redevelopment of Nexus Primary Health in Broadford will expand its services to cater for Mitchell Shire's growing population. The renovation will provide services for the community with more than 20...

Food truck proposal knocked back

By Evelyn Leckie A PLANNING permit to transform a disused warehouse on Sydney Street in Kilmore into a gourmet food truck park was knocked back by Mitchell Shire Council due to concerns over demolishing a...

Next phase for Wallara Waters

PHASE Two of the Wallara Waters development plan in Wallan has been given the green light by council, on the condition that proper drainage strategies are kept in place and environmental factors are considered. The...

New Indian playgroup for Beveridge

BEVERIDGE Primary School will receive a $25,000 grant to establish an Indian playgroup for the area. Minister for Education James Merlino announced Beveridge to be among the 11 Victorian schools to be awarded funding as...

New community hub plans

Plans to redevelop the site of Kilmore Library, memorial hall and the surrounding area have been released for community input, with a community drop-in session on Thursday. The plans were developed following discussions with community...

Mental health support needed

By Steph McNicol A lack of mental health services in regional areas is a growing concern for a Kilmore resident who travels to Werribee to receive the support she needs. The resident, who did not wish...