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Labor commits to Riddells Creek CFA upgrade

RIDDELLS Creek will get an upgraded fire station if Labor is re-elected on November 24. The existing station was built in 1984 and is no longer meeting the needs of the local brigade. The facility is...

A fresh coat of paint

LANCEFIELD Neighbourhood House will be able to get a much-needed refresh thanks to $20,000 of funding from the federal government’s Stronger Communities Program. Member for McEwen Rob Mitchell made a surprise announcement for the funding...

Upgrade works underway at Kilmore

UPPER House Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes, called into Kilmore Racing last week to get an update on track improvements that are part of a $1.3 million dollar joint funding project. The club will...

Council push for funded interchange

Mitchell Shire Council is calling on election candidates to urgently commit funding towards the $80 million Wallan freeway interchange and Watson Street upgrade. The call comes as a result of VCAT’s decision to approve a...

Opposition sports commitment

THE Liberal Nationals have called the Labor government and raised the stakes, committing $15 million to building the Macedon Ranges Regional Sports Precinct if elected next month. The funding would cover both sections of the...

Whittlesea ear marked for upgrade

LIBERAL Candidate for Yan Yean Meralyn Klein has promised to deliver a $2 million upgrade to the Whittlesea Police Station if the Coalition wins the election. The candidate joined Shadow Minister for Police Edward O’Donohue...

Feat of clay

THE Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT) decision to overturn Mitchell Shire Council’s refusal to grant a permit for the planned clay quarry in Wallan has been described by councillors as the worst planning...

Upgrades for notorious road

A TROUBLESOME section of Lancefield-Kilmore Road is among a number of roads that will be fixed as part of a roads blitz by new country roads body Regional Roads Victoria. The blitz is the first...

Timely gift

THE bland stonework of the Mill Street Mall is to be given new life with the gift of a Kilmore town clock by the Southern Mitchell Rotary Club. The club has come up with a...

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...