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Mandalay wins Great Place Award

Developers of Beveridge’s Mandalay estate, Newland Developers, took home the Great Place Award from the Urban Development Institute of Australia Victoria Awards for Excellence last week. The award recognises best practice in interdisciplinary design, development...

Food recycling launched

KERBSIDE waste collection in the Macedon Ranges Shire will now include food organics to divert thousands of tonnes of waste from landfill. State Government money will support a project worth more than $460,000 to potentially...

Food truck proposal knocked back

By Evelyn Leckie A PLANNING permit to transform a disused warehouse on Sydney Street in Kilmore into a gourmet food truck park was knocked back by Mitchell Shire Council due to concerns over demolishing a...

Kilmore Show calling for entries

The Kilmore Agricultural show on December 7 promises to provide a fun day out for the entire family. The show is celebrating its 157th year this year, making it one of the oldest agricultural shows...

Sustainability move

By Evelyn Leckie MORE eateries in the City of Whittlesea are being encouraged to accept reusable containers from customers picking up their takeaway meals, as part of a council program to reduce single-use plastic. Whittlesea councillor...

Cafe granted restricted liquor licence

By Jackson Russell Oddfellows Café in Kilmore has been granted a liquor licence but a request to serve alcohol in its alfresco dining area in Mill Street Mall was...

Peninsula groups help farmers

By Jackson Russell Four neighbourhood houses from the Mornington Peninsula have come together to help Pyalong Neighbourhood House donate food and clothing to struggling farmers in regional Australia. Members...

Blessed are the cheesemakers

By Jackson Russell Producers, particularly cheese-makers, now have a clear guide of what product names will be prohibited under a new free trade agreement with the European Union.A list of geographical indicators...

Food truck development

A Kilmore developer plans to transform a disused warehouse on Sydney Street into a gourmet food truck park. A planning permit application for the site at 37 Sydney...

Kinglake supermarket reopens

By Jackson Russell Kinglake finally has its supermarket back with the opening of Kinglake Community Foodworks on Wednesday. Owners Dora and Geoff Kordos, along with their children Evan, Peter and Alex, have...