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Campaign engages riders

By Jackson Russell The Mitchell Proactive Policing Unit has started a new campaign to promote safety for motorcyclists both on and off road. With COVID-19 restrictions easing, more motorcyclists are making their way into Mitchell Shire...

Road safety focus

By Colin MacGillivray MITCHELL police have urged caution on the region’s roads after fatal collisions in Beveridge and Broadford in the past fortnight. Victoria Police last week announced it would be targeting dangerous drivers, including drink...

Pedestrian bridges to be installed

Two new pedestrian bridges will be installed tomorrow (October 22) on either side of the Northern Highway over Kilmore Creek. The installation will take place between 10am and 2pm at the northern end of Kilmore,...

Duplication plans divulged

By Jackson Russell THE duplication of Watson Street, and the Northern Highway to the south of Wallan, will require the acquisition of strips of public land, as detailed in Department of Transport plans. As part of...

Naming anomaly rectified

An unusual street naming issue was rectified by Mitchell Shire councillors with an unmade section of Minton Street, Beveridge renamed to Camerons Lane. A recent subdivision review in Minton Street revealed that an unmade section...

Council vision outlined

By Colin MacGillivray WHILE the City of Whittlesea will not join municipalities across Victoria hosting council elections this month, its panel of administrators has set down its vision for the next four years. Administrators Lydia Wilson,...

Council works in final stages

WORKS across Mitchell Shire are in their final stages as upgrades aim to link people with places, while providing a safe environment for drivers and pedestrians. The final steps are being taken to complete the...

Romsey residents worried for wildlife

By Steph McNicol SPEED limits of up to 100km per hour on rural roads are a concern for a Romsey resident who says Macedon council ‘has failed in its duty of care for wildlife’. Patrick Francis...

Feedback wanted on Yan Yean Road

THE community is being asked for feedback on the design of stage two of the Yan Yean Road upgrade. The project’s environment effects statement has been made available to the public through an exhibition that...

More works underway in Mitchell

CONSTRUCTION will continue in Wellington Street, Wallan, and O’Gradys Road, Kilmore, as Mitchell Shire Council hopes safety is improved for road users and pedestrians. Wellington Street will be transformed to support movement by vehicles and...