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Safety concerns at Wallan park

WALLAN police are on alert after antisocial behaviour has been observed around the adventure playground at Hadfield Park over the school holidays. Senior Sergeant Conlin said police were aware of some youths...

First Nations deliver clean energy

By Evelyn Leckie A FIRST Nations owned solar power system will deliver clean energy to the Victorian Government while providing returns for the Taungurung Land and Waters Council in Broadford who has...

Protesters halt logging

By Evelyn LeckieCONCERNED Kinglake residents are protesting in the Mt Robertson Forest to call for VicForests to stop native forest logging in the area.For...

Golden eggs

By Eden HynninenTamsyn Murray and her son Josh have spent a decade not just selling eggs but building a strong brand through sustainability and education.  

Rubbish dumpers will be fined

CITY of Whittlesea council will fine people dumping their rubbish and unwanted goods in neighbourhood streets.Mayor Lawrie Cox said residents were tired of their neighbours leaving their mess for others to clean...

Wandong’s organic farm

For Holly Kendall, it was no surprise that her love of fresh produce and animals would lead her to owning her own organic farm in the rolling hills of Wandong.After taking over...

Rain won’t lift water restrictions

Stage two water restrictions are still in place for Kilmore, Wandong, Heathcote Junction and Upper Plenty residents despite recent rain.With dry and warm conditions expected to continue throughout the year, Goulburn Valley...

Bagging out plastic

Romsey Neighbourhood House volunteers are saying no to plastic by banding together and creating recycled Boomerang Bags.The initiative started in 2013 when two girls started a conversation about...

Artist paints with environmental message

ARTIST Med De Young noticed when she first moved to Whittlesea that the community house needed a splash of colour. Ms De Young, who had moved to Whittlesea from Preston, approached the...

Free and safe chemical disposal in Seymour

Mitchell Shire residents will have the opportunity to dispose of household chemicals safely through Sustainability Victoria’s Detox Your Home event on Saturday in Seymour.People can drop their unwanted household chemicals at Mitchell...