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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...

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...