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Steph Ryan: Pyalong power problems need new solution

By Colin MacGillivray MEMBER for Euroa Steph Ryan has joined a community call for new solutions to power problems plaguing the town of Pyalong. Pyalong residents have been frustrated for years by frequent power outages, some...

Wynne: Wallan quarry not ‘done deal’

PLANNING Minister Richard Wynne’s office has denied the terms of reference guiding a ministerial advisory committee decision on a planned quarry south of Wallan preclude the committee from deciding not to proceed with the...

Seymour artist calls for more art in public places

SEYMOUR artist Megan Webber has brought unique mosaic art to town, with the hopes of increasing art in public places through community-inspired projects. Commissioned by Seymour resident Honor Baxter, Ms Webber completed a series of...

Ray Wittmer speaks out against Kilmore rejuvenation project

By Colin MacGillivray KILMORE businessman Ray Wittmer has delivered a scathing assessment of Mitchell Shire Council’s plan to rejuvenate Sydney Street, claiming it would ‘take the town back to the stone age’. The rejuvenation project –...

Southern Mitchell Rotary Club’s ‘unevent’ fundraiser proves to be a success

The Southern Mitchell Rotary Club has for several years supported the Prey Dong School in Kandall Province, Cambodia. Money is raised for specific building projects, vital recreation areas and to support the school’s teachers, pupils and...

Wandong resident’s frustration at Inland Rail works: “Absolutely nothing in it for us”

By Aleksandra Bliszczyk A Wandong resident who will have part of his land compulsorily acquired by the Inland Rail Project is frustrated about the potential disruptions the works could have on the town. David Moran, president...

Lancefield Park receives $200,000 towards new oval lights

Lancefield Park Recreation Reserve has received $209,520 in State Government funding to go towards new oval lighting. Existing lights will be removed and replaced with four new 30-metre light towers and LED floodlights to 100...

Lancefield brewery one step closer after securing State Government investment

By Aleksandra Bliszczyk Lancefield is one step closer to having its own beer, after a Lancefield brewery received a $200,000 State Government investment. The Lost Watering Hole will be an independent brewery, restaurant and café catering...

Sports facility upgrades in Kilmore, Broadford, Wallan and Seymour green-lit in funding splash

Communities will have access to improve sports facilities after projects across the Mitchell Shire received funding from the State Government’s Sport and Recreation Victoria. A $1 million reconstruction of netball and tennis courts in Kilmore...

Mitchell Shire road upgrades: footpaths, speed limits, tree planting, safety barriers

Footpaths, speed limit changes, tree planting and installing safety barriers on dangerous stretches of roads are among projects in focus by Mitchell Shire Council. Mitchell Shire Mayor Rhonda Sanderson said it was fantastic to see...