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Planning stranglehold

By Eden Hynninen Lancefield residents feel they are trapped and being exploited following a Macedon Ranges Shire Council plan to control the development of their land.Close to...

Lancefield’s lost world

Australia’s ‘big animal’ history may be brought to life in Lancefield after Macedon Ranges Shire Council allocated funds to plan for a Megafauna Interpretation Centre.Council’s Budget Report 2019/20 assigns funds to establish...

Wandong car park woes

A DISGRUNTLED community group are calling for an extension of Wandong Railway Station car park after a change in zone fees is attracting more cars to park in the area for a...

New school for Beveridge

A new school in Beveridge is under construction for students, with work expected to be completed by term one next year.Member for Yan Yean Danielle Green visited the building site in the...

New premises for North Central Review

The North Central Review will move into a new premises this week - at 3/87 Sydney Street, Kilmore.After nearly 60 years of publishing newspapers in its current premises,...

3000 trees face axe

THREE thousand gumtrees, some of which are up to 500 years old, face clearing as part of next stage of duplicating Yan Yean Road.With stage two of...

Hume Freeway access needs funding

MITCHELL Shire Council is calling on a commitment from federal election candidates to relieve the pressure on Wallan’s roads and fund a diamond interchange on the Hume Freeway at Watson Street.Roads are...

Left in the dark

By Evelyn Leckie A battle over portable classrooms at Wandong Primary School being placed close to a neighbouring fence is causing privacy issues for resident Karen Fishchmann.Ms Fischmann has resorted to shutting...

Wallan East transformation

By Jackson Russell A proposed $14-million property investment in Wallan East will include an apartment block, a childcare centre, a hotel and other retail and hospitality premises.The site at 21 Station Street...

Council advocate for affordable housing

CITY of Whittlesea has labelled Australia’s housing system as ‘broken’ during their Everybody’s Home campaign launched on Thursday at a housing authority estate in Lalor.Mayor Lawrie Cox...