Development

New shopping precinct confirmed for Kalkallo

Construction of a new shopping centre in Kalkallo is set to start in late 2021. Kallo Shopping Centre is set to become a welcome addition to Stockland Cloverton neighbourhood. The centre will feature a large state-of-the-art...

Mitchell Shire environment groups praise new council policy on sustainable building design

By Colin MacGillivray MITCHELL Shire environment and energy groups have praised a proposed new council policy guiding sustainable building design as a step in the right direction. At last month’s Mitchell Shire Council ordinary meeting councillors...

Clarkefield township plan receives extensive feedback from residents in first consultation

Property developers behind a proposed 26-hectare Clarkefield Town Centre development are now preparing a development plan for the consideration of Macedon Ranges Shire Council. Developer APD Projects has completed community consultation for the Melbourne-Lancefield Road...

Construction on Wandong Kindergarten commences

Work is starting on upgrades to Marie Williams Kilmore Family and Children’s Centre and Wandong Kindergarten. Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes and Mitchell Shire Mayor Rhonda Sanderson turned the first sod on the upgrades,...

Kilmore’s $3.3 million rejuvenation project draws mixed reception

By Colin MacGillivray MITCHELL Shire Council’s $3.3 million plan to rejuvenate Kilmore’s Sydney Street has drawn mixed responses from the community. The project aims to inject life into Kilmore’s centre by adding trees and pedestrian islands...

Plans for major retail development in site of old Wallan car wash

MITCHELL Shire Council has received major plans for a service station and an adjacent retail development between Bentinck and High streets in Wallan, with members of the public now able to provide feedback. Council received...

New walking and cycling trails to be built across City of Whittlesea to link...

WALKING and cycling trails across the City of Whittlesea are set to be linked as part of a council program to construct and connect new paths. The paved trails will include seating, landscaping, safe road crossings, water points...

What are dry stone walls and why are they protected in the City of...

By Aleksandra Bliszczyk The City of Whittlesea is home to kilometres of some of the oldest dry stone walls in the country that date back to the mid 1800s, and are protected under council’s planning...

More than 100 trees cut down in Laurimar despite resident opposition

By Colin MacGillivray A DOREEN man has voiced his disappointment at the removal of more than 100 trees in the Laurimar estate, claiming the City of Whittlesea went overboard with its program. Geebung Place resident Paul...

Hume Anglican Grammar announces new Kalkallo campus

By Aleksandra Bliszczyk Hume Anglican Grammar has announced its third campus will open in Kalkallo in time for term one in 2023. The private primary school will be located within the Stockland Cloverton development – one...