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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...

Cheese-maker uproar

By Jackson Russell The City of Whittlesea has thrown its support behind local cheesemakers to fight a proposed free-trade agreement between Australia and the European Union that would remove...

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...

Eggcellent entrepreneur

By Steph McNicol TWELVE year old Daniel McLean of Seymour spends Saturday mornings selling eggs and his homemade sweet treats.Daniel has 80 of his own chickens that he cares for, breeds and...