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Federal Government urged to continue kindergarten funding

The City of Whittlesea fear families could be out of pocket $2000 a child unless the Federal Government commits to fund kindergartens on an ongoing basis.In the...

New kitchen for RSL

KILMORE Wallan RSL will be able to better serve its 100-plus members after the opening of a new kitchenette on Thursday.Funding of $45,600 from the Department of...

Whittlesea council to re-think Mernda pool budget

By Evelyn LeckieRESIDENTS have applied pressure on the CIty of Whittlesea with the ‘Extend the Mernda Pool Campaign’ causing councillors to re-think the proposed 25-metre pool at Mernda...

Upfield diversion project needed to relieve pressure

AN independent, non-partisan advocacy rail solutions group is calling on the State Government for timely completion a diversion project on the Upfield metropolitan train line in order to relieve pressure for...

Council calls for government to catch up

City of Whittlesea Mayor Lawrie Cox joined a national call for better access to roads, transport, jobs and community facilities in fast-growing outer suburbs in Canberra last week.

Mernda plans approved

PUBLIC pressure appears to have influenced a City of Whittlesea council meeting last week with two key Mernda projects progressing.Whittlesea councillors approved a planning application for Mernda...

Extra trains needed

Member for Euroa and Shadow Minister for Regional Public Transport Steph Ryan has launched a petition calling on the State Government to replace all rolling stock on Seymour and Shepparton rail...

$10m for sports precinct

Federal Labor has made a $10 million election promise to build the Macedon Ranges Regional Sports Precinct in New Gisborne.If elected, Federal Labor say they will invest...

Residents asked about Romsey’s future

Macedon Ranges Shire Council will develop a township structure plan as part of planning for the future of Romsey.The council asked residents last year ‘what should Romsey look...

Romsey Men’s Shed seeks land

Members of the Romsey Men’s Shed are seeking a permanent or long term location for its members to meet.The Australian Men’s Shed Association (AMSA) supports almost 1000...