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Interchange still on agenda

By Jackson Russell Member for McEwen Rob Mitchell has renewed calls for the Federal Government to fund the much-needed Hume Freeway-Watson Street diamond interchange in Wallan. While $50 million of funding earmarked for the Hume Freeway...

Dirt bike dust up

By Jackson Russell -  Wandong residents are calling for safer streets around entrances to the Mount Disappointment State Forest. Wandong Heathcote Junction Community Group vice-president Robert Jensen and Member for Euroa Steph Ryan launched a petition...

Residents air planning concerns

By Steph McNicol -  COMMUNITY infrastructure, property sizes and transport were the top three concerns of Riddells Creek residents in regards to a proposed new development. Macedon Ranges Shire Council undertook extensive community consultation in the...

Raised frustration

By Evelyn Leckie RAISED intersections may be more of a safety concern than their intended purpose, with Member for Northern Metropolitan Region Craig Ondarchie asking Minister for Transport Jacinta Allan to rule out more speed...

Close to home

By Jackson Russell - Victoria Police’s new assistant commissioner for road policing has urged country drivers to be more careful on country roads. Assistant commissioner Libby Murphy has spent a lot of time on Mitchell Shire roads...

Fire concerns in Wallan

LONG dry grass along the Northern Highway is causing fire safety concerns for Wallan residents, with February and March expected to be the worst months of the bushfire season. The resident, who does not wish...

Roundabout to improve safety

By Jackson Russell Work has begun on a new $4.7 million roundabout at the intersection of Main and Barry streets in Romsey, which will improve safety and traffic flow. Construction of a second roundabout is also...

No plans for Kilmore-Lancefield Road

Despite temporary speed restrictions being introduced months ago, there are no plans for improvement works on a section of Kilmore-Lancefield Road. An approximate five-kilometre stretch of road was reduced from 100km/h to 80km/h along with...

Bus services under fire

By Evelyn Leckie CONCERNED residents are crying out for more bus services after students, elderly passengers and a pregnant women have been forced to walk from Kilmore East to Kilmore. A lack of bus services in...

Town entrances cleared for fire safety

By Evelyn Leckie MITCHELL Shire Council is responding to the upcoming fire season by clearing and cleaning up entrances to towns, particularly Pyalong and Kilmore. Council voted in favour of spending $50,000 each year to maintain...