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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...

House fire hazard

By Jackson RussellCountry Fire Authority District 12 operations officer Justin Dally has urged caution after a spate of house fires in the Mitchell Shire.

Water shortage hits

By Jackson RussellKILMORE, Wandong and Heathcote Junction residents are being urged to conserve water, with the Sunday Creek reservoir at 18 per cent capacity....

Devastated

Man knocked out after roof collpase by Joshua Wells A SECOND roof collapse left Australian Defence Force veteran Matthew Blunt unconscious on his floor recently – just two months after most of his ceiling fell into...

Community gutted

by Ian Blyth THE Tallarook community is gutted following the fire at the weekend that destroyed the town’s Mechanics Institute and irreplaceable memorabilia that the hall contained. Saturday night was a sad night for the Tallarook...

Anzac services

DISTRICT Anzac services and marches will be conducted throughout the district on April 25, 2018. The following information has been provided by the respective organisers. Broadford March and commemorative service. Step off is at the...

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...

Green thumbs reap gardening glory

RESIDENTS across the district are being celebrated for their gardening glory. The results for the City of Whittlesea annual garden competition are in and six talented green thumbs have been awarded more than $2000 worth...

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 –...

Broadflooded

By Joshua Wells THE residents of an estate in Broadford have pleaded with the Mitchell Shire Council to change the drainage system before they become inundated with flooding. The action group formed after two rapid water...