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Love in Action adapts

By Evelyn Leckie COMMUNITY groups have quickly adapted to the COVID-19 pandemic by changing their services and keeping the community connected. Love in Action, a group that started four years ago by four local couples have...

Wellbeing movement in full swing

By Evelyn Leckie WHEN Snezana Pezzin faced the news that all gyms were to close due to the coronavirus pandemic, she decided to quickly adapt to keep her clients healthy and connected. The Sentience Personal Training...

Virus cases rise

THE number of COVID-19 cases in the City of Whittlesea reached 18 yesterday, an increase of two cases from the day before. As the state total recorded 1158 cases on Monday, the number of suspected...

Crafting to protect

By Jackson Russell -  A group of crafty volunteers have turned their hand from helping wildlife affected by bushfires to creating scrubs for healthcare workers on the frontline of the COVID-19 pandemic. Ranges Rescue is now...

COVID-19 UPDATE: Two more cases in Mitchell Shire

An increase of 49 confirmed COVID-19 cases has seen Victoria’s total number of cases increase to 1085, while the state recorded its seventh death from the virus as a man in his 80s died...

A helping hand for Broadford

By Evelyn Leckie BROADFORD resident Peter Gannon is calling on businesses to put their hand up and help isolated residents. Mr Gannon said towns like Broadford, Pyalong and Wandong were struggling due to a lower amount...

Police conducting spot checks

By Jackson Russell A select group of police officers in the Mitchell Shire are focusing on spot checks on people who should be in isolation as part of Operation Sentinel. Six officers who are usually part...

COVID-19 DAILY UPDATE: Cases continue to increase

Victoria now has 574 confirmed cases of COVID-19 after 46 tested positive yesterday, with 2985 cases confirmed across Australia. This morning's data shows that Mitchell Shire has five confirmed cases while there have been increases...

COVID-19 DAILY UPDATE: Stage-two restrictions in force

VICTORIA has recorded it's first three deaths for COVID-19 bringing the total of Australian deaths to 12 today. Victorian Chief Health Officer Brett Sutton said the two of the men in their 70s were being...

Support packages for those in need

By Steph McNicol THE generosity of the community overwhelmed organisers of Food 4 Thought as they were able to put together 72 care packages for vulnerable people in the Mitchell Shire. Organisers Julie Trimble, Belinda Bryant,...