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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...

Van crashes through Kilmore business

By Joshua Wells Picture: Ian BlythUPDATE: OWNERS of the Wallder's Cafe have taken to Facebook to thank neighbouring businesses and family for their help during yesterday's ordeal.They also paid tribute to the builders who came...

Snakes on a plain

By Joshua WellsWhen Trish Santinon arrived back to her Heathcote Junction home recently, she noticed her dogs Winston and Lily barking like crazy which prompted her to check her CCTV system and was startled...

Road trap fears

CFA District 12 is not disputing Wire Rope Barriers will save Victorian lives, but they are concerned about people becoming trapped. CFA District 12 Vegetation Management officer Phil Hawkey said the CFA municipal managers from...
Timbersports Championships

Chipping away

IT was a big weekend for wood chopping when three local residents participated in the Australian Stihl Timbersports Championships at Albert Park.Held over three days, from October 6 to 8, local residents Brayden Meyer,...

Seymour to host trials

Seymour will be the at the centre of the working sheep dog world when it holds the 2017 Supreme Australian Working Sheep Dog Championship this October. Held over nine days at Kings Park in Seymour, the event...

Local breeders take the awards

Kilmore’s Sayla Park Suffolk stud has added supreme champion Suffolk at Hamilton’s Sheepvention to the stud’s long list of trophies Jodie Zoch and Jon Sutherland, co-principals of Sayla Park have taken their win in their stride...