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Signs show Kilmore’s bypass anger

KILMORE residents frustrated by a lack of progress on a bypass for the town have made their displeasure known with a series of signs on Powlett Street. The signs, put up by the Kilmore and...

Busy week for firefighters

IT has been a busy week for the region’s firefighters, with local brigades responding to several callouts across Mitchell Shire and beyond. Firefighters were on high alert yesterday, with a total fire ban declared in...

Northern Highway open after collision

The Northern Highway has reopened after being closed for more than two hours in the early hours of Friday morning after an SUV collided with a semi-trailer between McKerchers Lane and Union Lane south...

Park use during road project probed

By Jackson Russell THE Wallan Environment Group has questioned Planning Minister Richard Wynne on the potential effect a Wallan roads project could have on Wallan Community Park. The group is concerned about the effect the construction...

Council welcomes step towards bypass

Mitchell Shire Council hopes the announcement of a new roundabout at Wandong Road will lead to the construction of a Kilmore Bypass. The $12-million roundabout at the south end of Kilmore lays the foundation for...

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...

Witness appeal for Wollert fatality

By Colin MacGillivray GREENSBOROUGH Highway Patrol officers are investigating a crash in Wollert that left a 17-year-old Epping boy dead on Sunday morning. Investigators believe the unlicensed boy was driving a Toyota van that left Bindts...

Petition to keep Masons Road open

MORE than 100 City of Whittlesea residents have signed a petition requesting council reconsider the potential closure of Masons Road in Mernda and Wollert. Council conducted a trial of Masons Road as a one-way road...

Road trauma service shifts online

By Colin MacGillivray A STATEWIDE event recognising the victims of road trauma will be presented online for the first time on Sunday. Road Trauma Support Services Victoria’s, RTSSV, Time for Remembering provides an opportunity for people...

Road safety boost at Lancefield

A HIGH-SPEED intersection in the Macedon Ranges will soon be safer, with works underway to improve the corner of Lancefield-Tooborac Road and Burke and Wills Track, at Lancefield. Member for Macedon Mary-Anne Thomas said the...