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Sydney Street rejuvenation in Kilmore begins second stage

CONCURRENT works in two sections of Kilmore’s Sydney Street rejuvenation project are underway, meaning increased disruption for both motorists and pedestrians. The first stage of the project, along the western side of the street between...

Wollert man killed in Epping motorcycle crash

A Wollert man has died after a motorcycle crash in Epping on Sunday, July 3. Emergency services were called to reports a motorcycle had lost control and crashed on Hayston Boulevard at around 5am. The...

Steph Ryan labels roads and trains a ‘mess’

By Colin MacGillivray Member for Euroa Steph Ryan has labelled Victoria’s regional train system a ‘complete mess’ and its road network ‘dangerous’, saying Mitchell Shire residents were paying the price for a lack of State...

Road safety funding boost for Seymour College

RoadSafe Goulburn Valley and Seymour College are among 90 Victorian schools, councils, and not-for-profit organisations to receive a grant to deliver programs to reduce road trauma and save lives. Funding from the State Government’s $1.5...

Women in serious condition after Seymour traffic incident

TWO women are in serious but stable conditions in hospital after being struck by a car in Seymour yesterday morning. According to Victoria Police Seymour Highway Patrol officers, the two women, aged in their 70s,...

Police hunt after Wollert ramming

GREENSBOROUGH Highway Patrol members are appealing for witnesses after a traffic camera vehicle was deliberately rammed in Wollert on Monday morning. An unknown four-wheel drive crashed numerous times into the speed camera vehicle, which was...

Police target Mitchell Shire, Whittlesea driving offences in Operation Regal

VICTORIA Police will conduct Operation Regal for four days during the Queen’s Birthday weekend, aiming to reduce road trauma across the state. Police from highway patrol and uniform stations across Victoria will provide a visible...

Roads a priority in new Mitchell Shire budget

ABOUT $17 million each for roads and land acquisition are at the centre of Mitchell Shire Council’s 2022-23 draft budget. While councillors voted unanimously to adopt the document last week, some expressed concerns about asset...

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...