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Zonta art and craft show

By Jordyn Grubisic ZONTA International is hosting a community art and craft show on Saturday and Sunday to begin the 16 Days of Activism campaign. The show, at Gavan Hall in Broadford, will also raise money...

Seymour garden opens for the community

A DAY of live music, food and children’s entertainment is not to be missed as the Seymour Community Garden officially opens on Saturday. The event will begin at 9.30am, at 8-10 Victoria Street, with a...

Two decades of saving lives

CHILDREN First Foundation is hosting an open day at its Kilmore East retreat on Sunday to celebrate 20 years in operation. For the past 20 years the foundation has enabled more than 400 disadvantaged children...

Mental health support needed

By Steph McNicol A lack of mental health services in regional areas is a growing concern for a Kilmore resident who travels to Werribee to receive the support she needs. The resident, who did not wish...

Vital service celebrated

MORE than 25 volunteer drivers have assisted elderly community members get to 150-plus medical appointments since March last year – an initiative run through the Romsey and Lancefield neighbourhood houses. Project co-ordinator Fiona Lang said...

New Aussie series shoots in Kilmore

By Jackson Russell The Kilmore and District Hospital will appear in a web series, What’s Left. The fictional series, directed by Casey Long, is about the lives of five orphans - before and during their time...

Men’s shed help ambo station

KILMORE Men’s Shed is one of many community organisations supporting Wallan Ambulance Station. Last week, shed members constructed and donated a specialised table for the station’s $18,000 practice mannequin. The mannequin will now have a stationary...

Pokies submissions encouraged

Organisers of a public meeting regarding Hogan’s Hotel’s application for additional poker machines are encouraging residents to make a submission to a Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal appeal. Representatives from Wallan Gateway Church, the Victorian...

No laughing matter

A night of fun and hilarity is hoped to help raise money to prevent homelessness in Mitchell Shire. Comedy for a Cause will include four of Australia’s top comedians visiting Kilmore on Saturday, October 26...

Transplant survivor invites doctor to Kilmore

By Evelyn Leckie IAN Dempsey, who survived a liver transplant in 2012, reunited with the man who saved his life last week. Professor Robert Jones visited Kilmore Trackside last Tuesday to speak with Southern Mitchell Rotary...