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Kindness shines through

By Steph McNicol -  WHITTLESEA Deli Café owner Dave Cordell says he is overwhelmed by the community support during COVID-19 after he was on the receiving end of deeds by some kind souls. Mr Cordell said...

To market we go

LANCEFIELD residents and visitors can look forward to another Lancefield and District Farmer’s Market on Saturday despite COVID-19 restrictions. The market will begin at 9am at the Lancefield Park on Chauncey Street where, through the...

A helping hand

AWARD-winning gin distillery Big Tree Distillery is now making hand sanitiser to support the community during the coronavirus pandemic. The Australian Taxation Office reduced the excise on ethanol, which gave distillers Catherine Crothers and Gary...

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...