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Magic Garden

There was magic in the air at Riddells Creek Neighbourhood House when fairies gathered in their new garden on Friday.Thanks to a Places for People grant from...

Property prices continue to rise

Property prices in the Mitchell Shire continue to increase, bucking the downward trend of metropolitan Melbourne. Mitchell’s average lot price was $294,000 over the past three months to May increased from $285,000...

Bunnings approved for Seymour

By Jackson RussellOne of the country’s biggest hardware retailers Bunnings Warehouse will build a new store in Seymour.Mitchell Shire Council has received a planning permit application for Bunnings Warehouse’s new site at...

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...

Green thumb winners in Whittlesea

FIVE green thumbs in the City of Whittlesea have won $2000 worth of prizes for their gorgeous gardens in council’s garden competition.There must be something in the water in Thomastown as winner...

Motivated mum brings floral joy to Doreen

TALENTED florist and hardworking single mum Melanie Woodyard always knew she wanted to own her own florist business one day.It was late last year when that dream...

Bringing people together with food

by Jackson Russell ROMSEY and Lancefield Neighbourhood Houses are joining forces to help provide a place for people to get around the community but also help those who struggle to meet their food needs. The Feed...

Green thumbs reap gardening glory

RESIDENTS across the district are being celebrated for their gardening glory. The results for the City of Whittlesea annual garden competition are in and six talented green thumbs have been awarded more than $2000 worth...

Snakes on a plain

By Joshua WellsWhen Trish Santinon arrived back to her Heathcote Junction home recently, she noticed her dogs Winston and Lily barking like crazy which prompted her to check her CCTV system and was startled...

Going green

TO help residents prepare their properties for the upcoming fire season, Mitchell Shire Council is offering free green waste drop off at Resource Recovery Centres in Broadford, Pyalong, Seymour and Wallan on weekends during...