Projects

Artist paints with environmental message

ARTIST Med De Young noticed when she first moved to Whittlesea that the community house needed a splash of colour. Ms De Young, who had moved to Whittlesea from Preston, approached the...

Students pitch for community projects

Students from Willowmavin Primary School participated in a mini ‘Shark Tank’ styled event last week, with students pitching funding for community projects to a panel of judges.The program, hosted by Kids Thrive,...

Kilmore in support of farmers

By Steph McNicol Former owner of Copella clothing store in Kilmore Christine Batskos has donated $767 to Pyalong Neighbourhood House in support of farmers. Ms Batskos spent an afternoon walking up and...

Continued push for interchange

By Jackson Russell Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack says he’s happy to meet with the Member for McEwen and Mitchell Shire Council to discuss the Watson Street interchange project.Despite no commitment from...

Better train stations for Wallan and Donnybrook

A $24 million upgrade to Wallan and Donnybrook railway stations began on Thursday, set to improve access and safety.The upgrades, first announced in August last year, have a planned completion date of...

New Wallan school opens

By Jackson Russell AFTER months of waiting, Our Lady of the Way Catholic School has finally moved into its new campus in Wallan East.The school was being hosted by St Patrick’s Primary...

Decades spent helping greyhounds

By Steph McNicol Larissa Darragh has worked at the Greyhound Adoption Program – part of Greyhound Racing Victoria – in Seymour for more than two decades.As adoption manager, she has seen many...

Kilmore bypassed again

By Eden Hynninen Despite decades of public pressure for the development of the Kilmore bypass the State Budget has outlined no urgency for its development.The State Budget 2019-20 indicates no extra funding...

$4.2 million upgrade to Broadford school

A $4.4-million upgrade to Broadford Secondary College has resulted in state-of-the-art classrooms, a refurbished library and a new literacy centre.The upgrade also means more accessible toilets, outdoor learning spaces and landscaping works...

Reasons behind extra gaming machines revealed

By Jackson Russell ‘No net detriment’ and gaming machines not reaching their cap in Mitchell Shire were two reasons detailed in a report outlining Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation’s decision...