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Wollert community centre opens doors

A NEW community centre providing services to the Wollert community has opened on Macedon Parade. The Ganbu Gulinj Community Centre, which means ‘One Mob’ in Wurundjeri language, includes a modern three-room kindergarten with space for...

Uniting children and police through video

By Jackson Russell The Mitchell Proactive Policing Unit is reinforcing the relationship between police and children through a new online, interactive initiative. Operation MITTENS (Mitchell Interactive Term Two Engagement Network Strategy) was created after the unit...

St Patrick’s Primary School commemorates soldiers

ST Patrick’s Primary School believes it is important for its students to have an understanding of the meaning of Remembrance Day, and students will demonstrate their learning with a memorial display. St Patrick’s art teacher...

Whittlesea carols move online

By Colin MacGillivray ORGANISERS of Whittlesea’s annual community carols have a message for anyone who thought the COVID-19 pandemic might prevent the event from going ahead this year – you can’t cancel Christmas. The carols will...

A friendly reminder for Seymour students

Students from kindergarten to grade two took part in a series of activities last week to celebrate Children’s Week, focusing on friendship and being kind and respectful. The activities took place at Seymour College and...

$10 million for upgrades to schools

Upgrades for two non-government schools in the outer north are set to be fast-tracked with funding from the State Government’s Non-Government Schools Capital Fund. St Paul the Apostle School in Doreen and Hume Anglican Grammar’s...

Breakfast club returns to Broadford

With its entire student body back on school grounds, Broadford Secondary College has reopened its breakfast club to ensure students start the day off on the right foot. After more than a year off, the...

Landcare grants for juniors

Schools and kindergartens from across the region are among recipients of the 2020 Victorian Junior Landcare and Biodiversity Grants program. A total of 113 biodiversity projects and learning activities across the state will share in...

All-school camp excites students

By Steph McNicol WANDONG Primary School students have embarked on an adventure this week, taking their entire school to a school camp at Campaspe Downs on Monday. Since regional Victoria entered step three of the State...

Youngster supports struggling community

NINE-YEAR-OLD Jaiden Showler of Wallan has shed a positive light on the COVID-19 pandemic by starting his own pantry of food, free to vulnerable people in the community. Using his own pocket money, Jaiden purchases...