Development

Anguish over cleared trees

KILMORE resident Christos Karamoshos has called for Mitchell Shire Council to stop clearing trees he planted close to Kilmore Creek 35 years ago in order to make way for a pedestrian footpath. Council is currently...

Interchange still on agenda

By Jackson Russell Member for McEwen Rob Mitchell has renewed calls for the Federal Government to fund the much-needed Hume Freeway-Watson Street diamond interchange in Wallan. While $50 million of funding earmarked for the Hume Freeway...

Residents raise development concerns

By Jackson Russell Residents of Old Sydney Road in Wallan have raised their concerns regarding the rapidly-growing development at the neighbouring Springridge Estate. Increased density, bushfire overlays and traffic concerns are at the forefront with 21...

Raised frustration

By Evelyn Leckie RAISED intersections may be more of a safety concern than their intended purpose, with Member for Northern Metropolitan Region Craig Ondarchie asking Minister for Transport Jacinta Allan to rule out more speed...

Sod turn for Kings Park

By Steph McNicol THE sod turn for a new pavilion development at Kings Park in Seymour was one of many highlights at the Seymour Alternative Farming Expo on Friday. The project received $487,000 of Federal Government...

Sydney Street planning in the spotlight

By Evelyn Leckie A proposed residential development in Sydney Street, Kilmore, has attracted a signficant amount of objections, just months after a food truck proposal planned for next door was knocked back by Mitchell Shire...

Instruments playing a critical role

By Steph McNicol COLLABORATION between Rural Aid Initiative and Seymour, Yea and Whittlesea Rotary clubs has seen an influx of instruments being collected for children and schools in need through the Gift of Music program. Rural...

$4.8 million funding boost

Three projects in Wallan, Kilmore and Broadford will receive grants totalling $4.8 million from the State Government’s Growing Suburbs Fund. The Kilmore Rejuvenation project, Taylors Creek Shared Path in Wallan and Broadford’s Parks and Playspaces...

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...