Development

Footpath frustration

Residents are concerned for their safety when walking due to a lack of footpaths in Lancefield. Mothers Anita McMaster and Bianca Rantall – who walk daily with their...

Ruffled feathers

There was an outcry in the public gallery at City of Whittlesea's council meeting last week as councillors debated the future of a proposed poultry farm in Eden Park.

Fed up!

Mental health services and better access to the Hume Freeway at Wallan will be the focal point of a Mitchell Shire wishlist ahead of the Federal election. In...

Elms celebrate completion

The Elms Retirement Estate in Kilmore is celebrating the completion of their seven-year development by installing a new flag outside their country club. Residents packed outside to listen...

Federal Government urged to continue kindergarten funding

The City of Whittlesea fear families could be out of pocket $2000 a child unless the Federal Government commits to fund kindergartens on an ongoing basis. In the...

New kitchen for RSL

KILMORE Wallan RSL will be able to better serve its 100-plus members after the opening of a new kitchenette on Thursday. Funding of $45,600 from the Department of...

Whittlesea council to re-think Mernda pool budget

By Evelyn Leckie RESIDENTS have applied pressure on the CIty of Whittlesea with the ‘Extend the Mernda Pool Campaign’ causing councillors to re-think the proposed 25-metre pool at Mernda...

Upfield diversion project needed to relieve pressure

AN independent, non-partisan advocacy rail solutions group is calling on the State Government for timely completion a diversion project on the Upfield metropolitan train line in order to relieve pressure for...

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...