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Grand opening for co-op

By Jackson Russell THE Romsey Co-Op is preparing for its grand opening on Saturday after months of work and three years after the concept was intiitally floated. The Romsey Co-Op is an entirely volunteer-run shop facilitated...

Shaping Whittlesea

By Colin MacGillivray WHITTLESEA residents can help create a vision for the town’s next two decades with input on a draft Whittlesea Township Strategy. The township strategy will serve as an overarching framework guiding decision-making in...

Business support a priority

By Colin MacGillivray THE City of Whittlesea has flagged helping businesses recover from the financial effects of the COVID-19 pandemic as a priority in the coming months. With easing State Government restrictions providing more opportunities for...

Open for business

By Colin MacGillivray CITY of Whittlesea businesses have described their ‘sheer delight’ at being allowed to reopen last week as part of the State Government’s easing of COVID-19 restrictions. Hospitality businesses are again allowed to seat...

Council vision outlined

By Colin MacGillivray WHILE the City of Whittlesea will not join municipalities across Victoria hosting council elections this month, its panel of administrators has set down its vision for the next four years. Administrators Lydia Wilson,...

Businesses adapt

By Steph McNicol BUSINESSES in Macedon Ranges Shire are able to remain open and functioning under stage two restrictions as the municipality is classified in the regional Victoria, which is not subject to lockdown measures. Although...

Ranges charity steps up

By Jackson Russell -  From its humble beginnings as a community-driven initiative to help wildlife displaced after bushfires, The Care Initiative has started the process to become an officially registered charity organisation. Originally named Ranges Rescue,...