Development

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...

Government frees up $235 million for North East rail line upgrade

WORKS at Wallan and Donnybrook stations can finally begin following a $235 million agreement for the North East rail line.The two stations are set for a revamp alongside the track they run along.New Deputy...

Truck, bus collide on busy road

A TRUCK has collided with a bus taking children to school in Beveridge.Paramedics attended the Janna Road incident and treated the bus driver for head injuries.Traffic slowed on the road and police were urging...

Councils call for road side assistance

LOCAL governments are reaffirming roads as one of their main priorities as residents continue to push for more upgrades on local stretches.Both the Mitchell Shire Council and Macedon Ranges Shire Council have noticed a...

Halt roundabout call

by Ian Blyth WORKS are underway on the $20 million upgrade of Melbourne-Lancefield Road, reducing the risk of head-on and run-off-road crashes. Member for Macedon Mary-Anne Thomas and Member for Sunbury Josh Bull recently visited the...

Slack wire act

by Ian Blyth THE debate continues to rage on the placement of wire rope barriers on district roads with concern expressed that the latest round of wire rope barriers are being installed in the wrong...

Kilmore’s new gateway

by Ian Blyth KILMORE looks set to receive a retail boost if a town planning application to develop land at the corner of Clark Street and the Northern Highway is approved. If approved the project –...