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National Road Safety Week focuses on pedestrian safety

This year’s National Road Safety Week commenced yesterday, with a focus on pedestrian safety. Running from May 16 to 23, the focus on pedestrian safety was sparked by the 28 pedestrian deaths in Victoria last...

Beveridge Interstate Freight Terminal conversation headlines Prime Minister’s visit to Beveridge

By Colin MacGillivray SCOTT Morrison visited Beveridge on Friday, the first time a sitting Prime Minister had visited the McEwen electorate since Julia Gillard in 2013, as part of the Liberals’ effort to prise the...

Watson Street intersection: 1197 since the announcement and no development

By Colin MacGillivray LABOR and the Liberals have traded barbs over road funding ahead of this Saturday’s federal election, with Member for McEwen Rob Mitchell questioning the government’s record on past road promises. In February 2019...

Man dies in Broadford-Kilmore Road crash

A MAN has died following a car and truck collision on Broadford-Kilmore Road at about 1.45pm this afternoon. The man driving the car, who is yet to be identified, died at the scene. The driver of...

Sydney Street, Kilmore: variable speed limit debated by council

By Colin MacGillivray A VARIABLE speed limit appears likely to be introduced for vehicles on Kilmore’s Sydney Street after Mitchell Shire councillors last week rejected a motion to request a permanent speed reduction to 40km/h. Sydney...

Sydney Street Kilmore rejuvenation works underway

WORK on Mitchell Shire Council’s $4.65 million rejuvenation of Kilmore’s Sydney Street have commenced, with the project expected to take the rest of the year to complete. The rejuvenation, one of council’s largest capital works...

City of Whittlesea road projects underway

Traffic lights works kick off at Epping intersection Traffic light works have commenced at the intersection of Edgars Road and Rockfield Street in Epping. The lights will improve road safety and complement the extension of...

Craigieburn Road works finish ahead of time

Major road works finishing early has allowed the intersection Craigieburn and Mickleham roads to reopen nine days ahead of schedule. Construction crews worked around-the-clock between February and March to remove an existing roundabout. The intersection is...

Beveridge hoon driver faces 52 charges

A 24-year-old Beveridge man faces a total of 52 charges, following a targeted, eight-month police investigation into illegal driver behaviour. Members of the Dandenong High-Risk Driving Unit arrested the man after intercepting a white 2000...

Councillor pushes for Seymour bridge funding

By Colin MacGillivray DEPUTY Mayor Fiona Stevens last week pushed for Mitchell Shire Council to commit seed funding for a bridge across Whiteheads Creek on Seymour's Delatite Road, describing the project as long overdue. The north...