Development

Council doubles road spend

MITCHELL Shire Council is continuing to invest heavily in improving the quality of local roads, with $1.5 million allocated to re-sheet more than 45km of unsealed roads in 2018/19 – double the allocation of...

Finding the H.E.A.R.T

THE Whittlesea Healthy, Energetic, Active, Relaxed and Together (HEART) project has been shortlisted in the Pick My Project initiative. Project Applicant Kerry Clarke, who applied for $200,000, is set on driving healthy habits in the...

$5 million sports promise

SPORT in the Macedon Ranges could get a massive boost with the Labor government promising $5.6 million to build the first stage of the Macedon Ranges Regional Sports Precinct if re-elected. Premier Daniel Andrews made...

Child hit by car in Kilmore

by Joshua Wells A CHILD is recovering after being hit by a vehicle on Rutledge Street, Kilmore, at 3.30pm on Wednesday, July 25. St Patrick's Primary School principal Michael Bourne confirmed to North Central Review a...

Super trains on the way

SEVERAL railway bridges in Mitchell Shire will be either replaced or modified to make way for the arrival of the double stack container super trains that will run on the Inland Rail network. The rail...

Trampolines fly as BOM issues wind warning

TRAMPOLINES are flying and trees are falling, and it could still get worse later tonight.In Riddells Creek, Ellen Mitchell had just completed a job for work on Station Street when she noticed a tree...

Mernda’s train test

FOR the first time in six decades, a train will arrive in Mernda. While only some residents may remember back to when train’s arrived in the township, entire generations will see something they have never...

Basketball snub

by Jackson Russell ONE of Victoria’s peak sports bodies has called out the Macedon Ranges Shire Council over the omission of the proposed Macedon Ranges Regional Sports Hub from council’s 2018/19 draft budget. Basketball Victoria said...

Ray Carroll’s plea to government

ONE of Kilmore’s longest serving football coaches, has taken aim at the state government for ‘sinking more money’ into Melbourne’s stadiums instead of helping out in the country and outer suburbs. Ray Carroll slammed a...

Government pledge up to $200,000 for Tallarook rebuild

By Joshua WellsEXCLUSIVE: THE Mitchell Shire Council is expected to receive up to $200,000 from the state government to help rebuild the Tallarook Mechanics Institute.During a public meeting on Tuesday, May 15, Member for...