Development

New camping sites open at Tallarook, Seymour

Thinking about going camping over the Easter holidays? More campsites on Crown land along the Goulburn River near Tallarook and Seymour are now open for public use. The sites are part of a 2018 State Government...

Hanging Rock Cricket Club pleads for council to reconsider development plans

By Tricia Mifsud THE fate of Hanging Rock Cricket Club remains uncertain, with its members pushing for plans that detail its abolishment to be reconsidered. The cricket oval and the clubroom are situated in the middle...

Rob Mitchell labels BIFT funding as ‘all announcement, no delivery’

By Colin MacGillivray MEMBER for McEwen Rob Mitchell has criticised the Federal Government’s $1.62 billion budget pledge for a Beveridge Interstate Freight Terminal, BIFT, claiming the project would likely not be completed for a decade. Mr...

Beveridge Interstate Freight Terminal, Camerons Lane interchange funded in Federal Budget

By Colin MacGillivray LIBERAL candidate for McEwen Richard Welch has hailed a $1.9 billion Federal Government commitment to build a Beveridge Interstate Freight Terminal, BIFT, and Hume Freeway interchange at Camerons Lane as a ‘once-in-a-generation...

New sports pavilion for Lalor

A purpose-built home for Lalor United Sloga Football Club and a welcoming space for residents to exercise will be created in the heart of Thomastown. The $4.2 million City of Whittlesea investment will redevelop the...

New hub for City of Whittlesea’s Big Group Hug

City of Whittlesea based Big Group Hug has announced it is partnering with fellow not-for-profit Caroline Chisholm Society to expand services and reach to western metropolitan Melbourne. Big Group Hug will expand its services of...

Construction starts on Kalkallo Town Centre

A new $70 million retail hub is now under construction in Kalkallo. The 8000-square metre Kalkallo Town Centre will provide an essential amenity to the Cloverton Estate in the initial stages of the Lockerbie North...

Councillor pushes for Seymour bridge funding

By Colin MacGillivray DEPUTY Mayor Fiona Stevens last week pushed for Mitchell Shire Council to commit seed funding for a bridge across Whiteheads Creek on Seymour's Delatite Road, describing the project as long overdue. The north...

Labor commits to Laurimar splash park

By Colin MacGillivray LAURIMAR families could soon have a new communal space for outdoor recreation after Labor committed $1.5 million to build a splash park in the town if it forms government at this year’s...

Historic Bunjil Creek Bridge removed for Gisborne intersection upgrade

GISBORNE’S Melbourne Road and Kilmore Road intersection upgrade is underway, with Regional Roads Victoria deciding to demolish a historic bridge in order to complete the works. As part of the upgrade, a roundabout will be...