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Football captains wear zero for road safety

Captains from the Riddell and Northern football leagues will be among more than 1000 to swap their regular jumper numbers for number zero to promote the Transport Accident Commission’s Towards Zero Round.

Raised concerns

RAISED intersections in Epping and Thomastown may be causing more vehicle accidents than reducing them after a probe into their benefits began in Parliament last week.Installation of...

Lights on O’Herns

NEW overhead street lights at the O’Herns Road and High Street intersection in Epping were switched on last week with Member for Thomastown Bronwyn Halfpenny visiting the new intersection to officially flick...

Continued push for interchange

By Jackson Russell Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack says he’s happy to meet with the Member for McEwen and Mitchell Shire Council to discuss the Watson Street interchange project.Despite no commitment from...

Distracted drivers in the spotlight

By Eden Hynninen A new state-wide initiative is calling on drivers to ditch the distractions while on the road, as Victoria's high road toll continues.Minister for Roads, Road Safety and the TAC...

Roads snub riles

Despite living in one of the fastest growing regions in Australia, Mitchell Shire residents will wait at least another year for two major projects to be funded.The...

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...