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SES volunteers valued

State Emergency Services controller Gary Doorbar’s long-standing service with Whittlesea SES unit has been recognised with a long-service medal. The Whittlesea unit was also recognised for its outstanding commitment to the community. Mr Doorbar...

Football captains wear zero for road safety

Captains from the Riddell and Northern football leagues will be among more than 1000 to swap their regular jumper numbers for number zero to promote the Transport Accident Commission’s Towards Zero Round. For the first...

Raised concerns

RAISED intersections in Epping and Thomastown may be causing more vehicle accidents than reducing them after a probe into their benefits began in Parliament last week. Installation of raised intersections started in February to encourage...

Safety concerns at Wallan park

WALLAN police are on alert after antisocial behaviour has been observed around the adventure playground at Hadfield Park over the school holidays. Senior Sergeant Conlin said police were aware of some youths causing trouble...

Creek crossing green light

By Jackson Russell TWO 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 northern end of Kilmore. The bridges and...

Waste dumped in Beveridge

A large amount of industrial waste dumped on a roadside south of Beveridge could cost ratepayers more than $30,000 to clean up. Mitchell Shire Council is treating the material dumped in Donovans Lane, south...

Gun-wielding offender attempts car-jacking

By Evelyn LeckieA YOUNG mother was followed to her Wallan home by a gun-weidling offender over the weekend, where the man allegedly attempted to take her car, with her niece in the back seat.The...

Lights on O’Herns

NEW overhead street lights at the O’Herns Road and High Street intersection in Epping were switched on last week with Member for Thomastown Bronwyn Halfpenny visiting the new intersection to officially flick the switch.The...

Roundtable develops family violence plan

Mitchell Shire Council joined with community leaders, practitioners and community organisations to develop an action plan at a special Family Violence Roundtable in Beveridge on Wednesday.Mitchell Shire Council led the roundtable with Goulburn Integrated...

Illegal tobacco

A joint operation involving Victoria Police and Australian Border Force discovered illegal tobacco, following search warrants at shops in Kilmore, Seymour and Benalla early Friday morning.The shops were in Sydney and Maher streets in...