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Accessibility concerns in Kilmore

By Jackson Russell Residents are growing concerned with the lack of access for the disabled and elderly around Kilmore, especially through the town’s main street. People using wheelchairs or walking frames are...

Horse show supports breast cancer trials

With preparations well underway for the Standardbreds for Breast Cancer Trials Horse Show on September 29, members of the Standardbred Pleasure and Performance Horse Association of Victoria are hoping for more sponsors....

Staying safe online

By Steph McNicol A cyber safety expert has warned families of the online dangers to children who have little understanding of the harm the digital world can cause. As part of National...

Whittlesea council calls for pokie reform

By Jackson Russell City of Whittlesea councillors were united at last Tuesday’s council meeting on calls for gaming machine reform throughout the municipality. Cr Caz Monteleone called for council to declare its...

Little girl’s tough battle

By Steph McNicol The support of the Whittlesea community is a shining light in the Leukaemia battle facing five-year-old Alexis Davies.After enduring months of hospital visits for...

Pushing for a cause

By Jackson RussellWallan resident Adam Georgelin is pushing his wheelchair the length of the Great Victorian Rail Trail to raise money and give back to two organisations that have played a...

Peninsula groups help farmers

By Jackson RussellFour 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...

Doctor signs off

By Jackson RussellAfter half a century as a doctor and 33 years in the Lancefield community, Dr Paul Carter is hanging up the stethoscope.Born...

Mental health boost

Residents in the southern part of the Murrindindi Shire will be able to continue accessing mental health services in Melbourne and the Goulburn Valley.Member for Yan Yean...

A trip to remember

By Steph McNicol A trip of a lifetime will always be cherished by Assumption College student Ben Cook, after learning many valuable life lessons.The trip to Siem Reap, Cambodia, gave Ben and...