Development

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...

$50m freeway boost

by Evelyn LeckiePRIME Minister Scott Morrison has announced a $50 million injection to bust traffic congestion on the Hume Freeway as part of the Coalition Government’s Urban...

The place for a village

TRANSITION Village Wallan (TVW) has received the nod of approval from VicRoads and Mitchell Shire Council for land on the outskirts of Wallan to build a sustainable village for the homeless.

Raising the roof

WORKS to complete raising and replacing the roof at Kilmore Leisure Centre are continuing this month in the hope swimmers and community groups throughout the municipality will be able to dive...

Hope for Watson Street development

Action may be in sight for Wallan’s Watson Street interchange following the Member for Northern Victoria and Minister for Regional Development, Agriculture and Resources Jaclyn Symes newly instated position and support...