Development

“Make some decisions and get on with it”: Ire over Kilmore bypass delay

By Colin MacGillivray Kilmore residents and politicians have admonished the State Government for its inaction on the Kilmore bypass, with little progression on the project for several years. Member for Euroa Steph Ryan visited Kilmore last...

$5 million expansion for Donnybrook school

Two years after its Donnybrook campus opened, the sod has been turned for Hume Anglican Grammar’s new major expansion, increasing its teaching capacity from 370 primary age students to 500. The expansion, expected to be...

New Woolworths to open in Kilmore

MITCHELL Shire residents will have access to a fresh Woolworths supermarket, when the new store opens its doors to shoppers on Friday at the new Kilmore Village Shopping Centre. The new shopping centre, at the...

New retail hub set to open in Kilmore

Kilmore’s first ever major retail hub is set to open on Saturday. Kilmore Village, anchored by Woolworths and BWS, will feature 12 speciality shops at the north of the town, opposite Coles, Aldi and McDonalds. Among...

Gisborne growth and town character a concern for residents

The growth of the township and losing the character of the town were highlighted in a Gisborne Future project report presented to Macedon Ranges Shire Council. At its March meeting, council was updated with community...

New community set for Wallan

Core Projects are set to help launch a landmark new masterplanned community in Wallan. St Hilaire is the largest single landholding to go under development in the Wallan South Precinct Structure Plan, comprising 80 per...

Broadford residents launch town plan petition

By Colin MacGillivray A GROUP of Broadford residents has called for an overhaul of Mitchell Shire Council’s draft Broadford Structure Plan amid concerns it will mar the natural beauty and country atmosphere of the town. An...

Mill Park Basketball Stadium works to commence

THE City of Whittlesea will commence upgrade works on the Mill Park Basketball Stadium this month. The $2.9 million redevelopment of the sports hub will include new gender-neutral and family change rooms, accessible public toilets,...

City of Whittlesea plans Wollert land acquisition

THE City of Whittlesea will adopt a planning scheme amendment to apply public acquisition overlays on land required to facilitate the ‘long-planned’ upgrade of an existing intersection in Wollert. Council will apply overlays on two...

Mitchell Shire Council rejects Broadford subdivision

MITCHELL Shire councillors have rejected a proposed multi-lot subdivision at 540 Davidson Street, Broadford, dismissing it as ‘not good planning’. The proposal involved the creation of five lots of between 591 and 682 square metres,...