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Creek crossing green light

By Jackson RussellTWO pedestrian bridges are set to be built across the Kilmore Creek on either side of the Northern Highway to improve safety of pedestrians at the...

Golden eggs

By Eden HynninenTamsyn Murray and her son Josh have spent a decade not just selling eggs but building a strong brand through sustainability and education.  

Call for farmer rates reform

By Jackson RussellKilmore East farmer Kevin Butler is hoping Mitchell Shire farmers will rally for rates reform outside the council chambers.Mr Butler, who founded BlazeAid, said the current...

Pyalong wins resilience award

By Steph McNicolPyalong Neighbourhood House has won a state-wide award for their effort to buy groceries and organise hay for struggling farmers.Neighbourhood Houses Victoria...

More rural doctors

Gisborne’s Bridget Fallon and Macedon’s Cassandra Hocking will start at a new Murray-Darling rural medical program in Victoria to tackle the nation-wide rural doctor shortage.The 15 regional...

Rescue from Hanging Rock

by Evelyn LeckiePARAMEDICS were called to the Hanging Rock Summit on Sunday December 2 to assist a man in his fifties who had fallen from the summit...

Lobed needle grass hurting farmers: council

The City of Whittlesea has backed farmers' calls to reinstate a lobed needle grass eradication program. Lobed needle grass, a state prohibited weed, is posing significant threat to the livelihood of farmers in the City...

Return of the trucks

By Jackson Russell RESIDENTS of Dry Creek Road in Broadford have raised their concerns with a recent increase in truck traffic coming down the southern end of the road. B-Double trucks loaded with materials removed from...

Tallarook rebuild boost

By Joshua Wells THE Mitchell Shire Council is expected to receive up to $200,000 from the state government to help rebuild the Tallarook Mechanics Institute. During a public meeting on Tuesday, May 15, Member for Northern...

New Romsey tankers

THE Romsey Fire Brigade has welcomed two new firefighting appliances to its fleet. The first was a new CFA owned and issued 4.4C Heavy Tanker. This new tanker replaced the Brigade’s 3.4C tanker which was transferred...