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Council’s court plans criticised

YOUNG girls in their sporting uniforms crowded the City of Whittlesea foyer and sat cross-legged on the council chamber floor to await council’s decision on the future of basketball and netball in the municipality. At...

Luellah’s lemonade

Wallan four-year-old Luellah’s school holiday lemonade stand raised money for Starlight Foundation and Save the Children. She was able to personally deliver the money she raised to Starlight Foundation as well as shake the hands...

New bus for Beveridge school campuses

A free bus service will allow eligible students to travel to and from school, and between Beveridge Primary School’s two campuses next year. The new Beveridge’s Primary School campus, which will accommodate grades three to...

Secondary teacher awarded

WALLAN Secondary College drama teacher Sian Clarke was awarded earlier this month for her passion teaching students at the school. Ms Clarke received the Rob Galbraith Award for ‘Most Outstanding Contribution to Drama’ award after...

Fundraiser for young boy’s life-changing surgery

By Jordyn Grubisic A fundraiser at Hidden Valley Resort early next year will help send a five-year-old boy to the United States of America to receive life-changing surgery. Jaxon, 5, was born with a 1 in...

Make a splash at free outdoor pools

FREE entry to outdoor pools in the Mitchell Shire will begin on Sunday when all outdoor pools open for the summer season. The Broadford outdoor pool, Seymour War Memorial outdoor pool and Tallarook outdoor pool...

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...

Students seek positive reputation

By Jordyn Grubisic Wallan Secondary College’s VET music industry students are organising a live music event to improve the reputation of the school and Wallan community. The free event, called Wallan Unplugged, allows students throughout the...

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...

Broadford ready to ball

By Jackson Russell After a successful inaugural winter season, Broadford Basketball is preparing to take the court for its 2019-20 summer season. About 30 children participated in the first season, across four teams in a 12...