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Wandering livestock causing safety concerns

MURRINDINDI Shire Council Community Safety Officers have been responding to increasing numbers of livestock wandering onto roads. Murrindindi Shire Council General Manager Infrastructure and Development, Stuart McConnell, said this is a real problem because of...

New shared footpath for Watson Street

PEDESTRIANS and cyclists will soon have a new link along one of Wallan’s busiest streets which will help connect residential areas to the thriving central business district. Council has released designs for a new shared...

Safety upgrade for Whittlesea intersection

THE Wallan Road intersection in Whittlesea is receiving its much-needed safety upgrade with works commencing last week. The $2.9 million upgrade to the intersection of Plenty Road and Wallan Road will see traffic lights installed...

Paramedics need $16,000

THE Wallan Ambulance Auxiliary is on track to raising $16,000 in much needed funds.The group are trying to hit the magical number in order to help the Wallan Ambulance Station purchase a training mannequin...

The roof is failing

THE indoor swimming pool at Kilmore Leisure Centre will be closed for several months due to safety concerns with the roof structure. The pool closed on July 31 and will remain closed for several months,...

Light it up

By Joshua Wells WHITTLESEA is one step closer to having the lights on Church Street upgraded with North Ward Councillor Tom Joseph set to move a motion to have $160,000 allocated to the township at...

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...

Time to speak out

By Brooke Haffenden A 14-YEAR-OLD author and campaigner visited St Mary’s Primary School in Whittlesea last week with a powerful message for the students. Attending the school, Monique Mastrobattista shone a light on bullying and told...

Man taken to hospital following highway smash

A 53-year-old man has been taken to hospital following a multiple vehicle crash on the Northern Highway near Wallan on Wednesday morning.The man was treated for minor injuries following the crash which happened at...

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...