Development

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...

A tale of two stations

By Ian BlythTHE car park at Wandong Railway Station is bursting at the seams while just 11 kilometres up the road at Kilmore East, the new car park extension contains – on a good...

Bypass is back

By Joshua Wells and Ian Blyth THE Kilmore bypass is back on the government’s agenda with $20 million allocated for land reservation in tonight’s state budget, potentially bringing the community closer to a truck free...

Roundabout delivered

by Jackson Russell THE Romsey community are winners in this year’s state budget, with the sought after roundabout set to be built at the intersection of Main Street and Barry Street as part of $941...

Light it up

By Joshua Wells WHITTLESEA is one step closer to having the lights on Church Street upgraded with North Ward Councillor Tom Joseph set to move a motion to have $160,000 allocated to the township at...

Resort for change

By Brooke Haffenden COMMUNITY reactions have been mixed following the announcement that a planning permit application has been lodged to transform Trawool Valley Resort into a Respite and Recovery Centre. The application before council by EACH...

Man taken to hospital following highway smash

A 53-year-old man has been taken to hospital following a multiple vehicle crash on the Northern Highway near Wallan on Wednesday morning.The man was treated for minor injuries following the crash which happened at...