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Liberals needs to ramp up

Member for McEwen Rob Mitchell has already drafted letters to Prime Minister Scott Morrison asking the federal government to fund Wallan's Watson Street interchange and a Headspace mental health centre.

Masons Road causes budget debate

CITY of Whittlesea Mayor Lawrie Cox has hit back about council's spending on roads, following debate about Masons Road at the May 7 council meeting.In the meeting,...

Wandong car park woes

A DISGRUNTLED community group are calling for an extension of Wandong Railway Station car park after a change in zone fees is attracting more cars to park in the area for a...

Council at a crossroad

CLARKEFIELD residents feel their concerns are falling on deaf ears after two councils have failed to take responsibility for a dangerous section of a Clarkefield road.There has...

End of the road

RESIDENTS in Mernda stand divided on the possible closure of Masons Road to through traffic.The City of Whittlesea is proposing to close the road to all traffic,...

3000 trees face axe

THREE thousand gumtrees, some of which are up to 500 years old, face clearing as part of next stage of duplicating Yan Yean Road.With stage two of...

Interchange promise

The Labor Party has committed a $23 million promise to construct a Hume Freeway-Watson Street interchange in Wallan should it be elected at the federal election on May 18.

Hume Freeway access needs funding

MITCHELL Shire Council is calling on a commitment from federal election candidates to relieve the pressure on Wallan’s roads and fund a diamond interchange on the Hume Freeway at Watson Street.Roads are...

Drug-driving on the rise

Police detected 80 offences in the Mitchell Shire and 71 offences in Whittlesea over the Easter long weekend.By Eden HynninenDrivers under the influence of drugs was...

Protect feathered friends

Romsey residents are asking drivers to slow down on rural roads after a goose was run over and killed earlier this month.Similar to the infamous Riddells Creek...