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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...

Killara Children’s Centre closes

Wallan families were rocked by the sudden announcement of the closure of Killara Children’s Centre on Sunday, leaving many without a childcare service and staff out of a job. Killara Children’s Centre was a not-for-profit,...

Wandong welcomes new school principal

Wandong Primary School came into the new school term with a new addition, as principal Kelly Morrow took the helm. Ms Morrow succeeds former acting principal David Warren and former principal Rhonda Cole, who was...

Child educator recognised

By Steph McNicol Bee You Family Day Care educator Tamara Ruffin has been recognised nationwide for her excellence, winning one of just five regional awards in Australia. The 2019 Excellence in Family Day Care Award declared...

Wandong’s Taekwondo champ

By Jackson Russell A WANDONG youngster has taken the Australian Taekwondo National Championships by storm, bringing home three gold medals and a silver from the Gold Coast earlier this...

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...

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...