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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...

Traffic time battle

EPPING resident Priyam Shah spends 15 hours a week sitting in traffic congestion.He is one of many City of Whittlesea residents losing out on family time, social activities and the chance...

Police urge for safety over holidays

An already alarming road toll this year has sparked Wallan’s Highway Patrol and Roadsafe to encourage people to take extra care on the roads during the Easter and Anzac Day holidays.

Footpath frustration

Residents are concerned for their safety when walking due to a lack of footpaths in Lancefield.Mothers Anita McMaster and Bianca Rantall – who walk daily with their...

Fed up!

Mental health services and better access to the Hume Freeway at Wallan will be the focal point of a Mitchell Shire wishlist ahead of the Federal election.In...

Intersection works to improve safety

One of the three notorious intersections in Gisborne is under redevelopment after several complaints on its safety and design.A total of $1.3 million has been invested into...

Council calls for government to catch up

City of Whittlesea Mayor Lawrie Cox joined a national call for better access to roads, transport, jobs and community facilities in fast-growing outer suburbs in Canberra last week.

$50m freeway boost

by Evelyn LeckiePRIME Minister Scott Morrison has announced a $50 million injection to bust traffic congestion on the Hume Freeway as part of the Coalition Government’s Urban...