Projects

Rob Mitchell: ‘community projects ignored’

MEMBER for McEwen Rob Mitchell has called out the Federal Government for ‘short-changing’ regional communities as it ignores calls for more funds for a grass roots grants program. Mr Mitchell said he wrote to Prime...

Ryans Creek Reserve receives $1 million facelift

A $1-million transformation of Kilmore’s Ryans Creek Reserve was given the tick of approval by councillors, state politicians and, most importantly, children at an opening this month. The reserve, in Kilmore’s booming west housing precinct,...

New rose bushes for Kilmore Public Cemetery

THIRTEEN white rose bushes now adorn Kilmore Public Cemetery after cemetery trust members undertook beautification works at the site earlier this month. Trust members spent several hours earlier this month planting the roses as part...

Diamond delay

By Colin MacGillivray MITCHELL Shire Council has united with the federal opposition to call for immediate works on a planned Hume Freeway diamond interchange at Watson Street, Wallan. Shadow Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development...

Station parking upgrade

Riddells Creek and Kyneton train stations will have new car parking built, while Gisborne station will be upgraded to improve passenger experience. The State Government projects will also deliver additional accessible car parks, bicycle parking...

Wallan Youth Hub opens

A $1.74-million one-stop-shop providing essential youth support is now open in Wallan. The Bridge Youth Service will manage the facility, providing a suite of services as well as assisting other providers outreaching to the area. Services...

Seymour focus for Goulburn Regional Partnership

SECURING government COVID-19 recovery grants, improving access to public housing and revitalising the Seymour economy are among the top priorities for new Goulburn Regional Partnership chair Stuart Locke. Mr Locke, who is the chief executive...

Sports grounds upgrades

By Aleksandra Bliszczyk The City of Whittlesea lsat week announced a new synthetic pitch would be installed at Lalor United Sloga Football Club in October. The council has also applied for a grant through the Community...

St Patrick’s school to honour veterans

ST PATRICK’S Primary School, Kilmore, is calling for war veterans to be part of their creation of a ‘unique’ memorial space to honour people who fought in the war. The project will aim to incorporate...

Legend’s special visit

By Colin MacGillivray FOOTBALL legend Neale Daniher made a special visit to his former school Assumption College Kilmore last week for the sod-turning ceremony of a multi-million-dollar sports and community facility that will bear his...