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Call for Whittlesea commitment

IN the lead up to the November state election, the City of Whittlesea is calling on local politicians to give residents the same access to services and infrastructure as those living in the city. Council...

New shared footpath for Watson Street

PEDESTRIANS and cyclists will soon have a new link along one of Wallan’s busiest streets which will help connect residential areas to the thriving central business district. Council has released designs for a new shared...

Council makes federal funding bid

FEDERAL Shadow Minister for Sport Don Farrell met with local MPs and council on Tuesday to discuss the possibility of future funding for the Macedon Ranges Regional Sports Precinct. Mr Farrell met with Member for...

Mernda hits the rails

THE Mernda Rail extension, complete with three new stations, opened for passengers last Sunday — six months ahead of schedule. The $600 million rail extension with three new stations at Mernda, Hawkstowe and Middle Gorge...

Sun sets on dodgy clauses

VICTORIANS will be protected from the sunset clause if they choose to buy off-the-plan following a historic announcement last week. The state government will make changes to the infamous sunset clause in the Sale of...

Council doubles road spend

MITCHELL Shire Council is continuing to invest heavily in improving the quality of local roads, with $1.5 million allocated to re-sheet more than 45km of unsealed roads in 2018/19 – double the allocation of...

Finding the H.E.A.R.T

THE Whittlesea Healthy, Energetic, Active, Relaxed and Together (HEART) project has been shortlisted in the Pick My Project initiative. Project Applicant Kerry Clarke, who applied for $200,000, is set on driving healthy habits in the...

$5 million sports promise

SPORT in the Macedon Ranges could get a massive boost with the Labor government promising $5.6 million to build the first stage of the Macedon Ranges Regional Sports Precinct if re-elected. Premier Daniel Andrews made...

Child hit by car in Kilmore

by Joshua Wells A CHILD is recovering after being hit by a vehicle on Rutledge Street, Kilmore, at 3.30pm on Wednesday, July 25. St Patrick's Primary School principal Michael Bourne confirmed to North Central Review a...

Super trains on the way

SEVERAL railway bridges in Mitchell Shire will be either replaced or modified to make way for the arrival of the double stack container super trains that will run on the Inland Rail network. The rail...