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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...

Wallan Future Hub to connect community

By Steph McNicol A VITAL community space in Wallan officially opened its navy-blue doors to the community on Friday with a celebration that included stalls, food and a smoking ceremony. The Wallan Future Hub, formerly a...

Green light for Hogan’s extension

By Jackson Russell An extension to Hogan’s Hotel in Wallan has been approved on the condition that indented parallel car parking is built behind the hotel along Bentinck Street. The unanimous decision comes after Mitchell Shire...

Quarry hits roadblock

By Jackson Russell Mitchell Shire Council is seeking that a quarry is listed as a prohibited land use as part of its submission to the Beveridge North West Precinct Structure Plan. The Beveridge north west plan...

Interchange stoush

State Member for Yan Yean Danielle Green has called for the Federal Government to pay for the entirety of the much-needed Watson Street-Hume Freeway interchange in Wallan East. The interchange has been a point of...

Pokies submissions encouraged

Organisers of a public meeting regarding Hogan’s Hotel’s application for additional poker machines are encouraging residents to make a submission to a Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal appeal. Representatives from Wallan Gateway Church, the Victorian...

Stadium go-ahead

By Evelyn Leckie CITY of Whittlesea councillors will enter into a partnership with Casa D’Abruzzo Club in Epping to develop a four-court indoor stadium, costing at least $5 million. The majority of councillors were on board...

MP supports men’s shed

By Jackson Russell AS part of Men’s Shed Week, Member for McEwen Rob Mitchell visited the Romsey Men’s Shed on Wednesday to show his support on their journey towards getting a physical shed. The Romsey Men’s...