Development

Poor postal service in spotlight

By Evelyn Leckie MEMBER for McEwen Rob Mitchell has told Federal Parliament he’s concerned about the delays in postal delivery times affecting several suburbs in the electorate.

Bank building buzz

By Evelyn Leckie A NEW state-of-the-art Bendigo Bank building in Wallan is nearing completion, and expected to be functional by December. The Wallan and District Community...

Bendigo Bank gives back

Nine Country Fire Authority units and one State Emergeny Service unit each received $3000 from the Wallan, Kilmore and Broadford branches of the Bendigo Bank. The grants were given by the Wallan...

Beveridge plan unveiled

By Jackson Russell Planning to develop a 1250-hectare piece of land north-west of Beveridge, set to include up to 16,200 homes, is now at the community consultation stage.

Corrections funding help with healing

By Evelyn Leckie The State Government will pour $440,000 into a Mernda-based residential diversion program for Aboriginal male offenders who have been convicted of family violence offences.

Bypass acquisitions supported

By Jackson Russell Land acquisitions for the southern portion of a Kilmore bypass can now proceed following a unanimous vote by Mitchell Shire councillors. Regional Roads Victoria can now...

Shopping development moves forward

By Jackson Russell Land will be ready for a new shopping centre to be built in Kilmore’s north, pending rezoning approval by the Minister for Planning. Mitchell Shire councillors agreed at last...

Bike track bid

Kilmore's Monument Hill and Green's Pinch Reserve could become home to mountain bike tracks. Mitchell Shire Council is investigating the feasibility of creating mountain bike tracks through both...

Northern Highway speed zone confusion

The speed limit on the Northern Highway north of Wallan has been temporarily reduced to 60 kilometres an hour after Regional Roads Victoria determined safety upgrades are required. However, the safety upgrades...

Food truck development

A Kilmore developer plans to transform a disused warehouse on Sydney Street into a gourmet food truck park. A planning permit application for the site at 37 Sydney...