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St Patrick’s Primary School, Kilmore, unveils veterans project

ST PATRICK’S Primary School’s veteran project was unveiled last week, with students commemorating and remembering the service of veterans. The science, technology, engineering, the arts and mathematics, STEAM, project started earlier this year at the...

Doreen: Orchard Road kinder’s funding boost

DOREEN'S Orchard Road Community and Early Learning Centre will receive a boost to its facilities following the announcement of a $77,808 grant. Member for Yan Yean Danielle Green last week visited the centre to announce...

Kilmore Community Centre celebrates Children’s Week through art

Children at the Kilmore Community Centre worked together to reflect this year’s Children’s Week theme - that children have the right to choose their friends and safely connect with others. During Children’s Week in late...

Rob Mitchell slams childcare fee increase

MEMBER for McEwen Rob Mitchell has called for the Federal Government to reduce childcare costs and halt fee increases to help families financially recover from the pandemic. In 2020, the government introduced a relief package...

New kindergarten announced for Donnybrook

A new two-room kindergarten is being built on Eucalyptus Drive, Donnybrook, increasing capacity for kinder children in the growing area by 132 places. The kindergarten is being delivered by the State Government and the City...

Three Brushes Studio’s Wandong art show showcases young talent

AN art show at Wandong Hall on the weekend showcased more than 100 works made by young artists from Wallan, Kilmore, Wandong and surrounds. Hosted by Wandong’s Three Brushes Studio, the show featured works by...

Beveridge family stumped after homemade bicycle jump blocked off

RESIDENTS of Mandalay in Beveridge are calling for an explanation after their homemade bicycle jump was blocked off by work crews last week. Parents and their children dug a small bicycle jump near Mandalay’s creek...

What’s on for Mitchell Shire kids these school holidays?

With school holidays to start next week amid restrictions on activities and socialising, Mitchell Shire Council is offering several options to keep children entertained. People aged between 12 and 24 can join council’s youth services...

Parents under pressure as childcare rules change and lockdowns drag on

By Aleksandra Bliszczyk With childcare restrictions changing three times in the last fortnight, and after more than 150 days of remote schooling since the pandemic began, City of Whittlesea parents of young children have been...

Newham Primary School wins National Landcare Award

Newham Primary School were among two Victorians to win a National Landcare Award on Thursday night. More than 3000 people from across the country came together online to watch the awards, hosted by ABC TV...