Safety

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...

Tree change needed

By Brooke Haffenden COMMUNITY members in Doreen have been left stumped over council’s actions regarding trees on their nature strip. For the past five years, the residents of Hanna Crescent, Doreen have been complaining about the...

Crime down in Whittlesea

By Brooke Haffenden FIGURES released by the Crime Statistics Agency (CSA) recently indicated that crime is on the decline in the City of Whittlesea. The latest data, from the September quarter, revealed that the municipality had...
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Fire planning changes

CHANGES to the Bushfire Management Overlay (BMO) mapping in local and other Victorian municipalities came into effect on October 3 with the aim of making new homes, communities and the environment safer and more...