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Shaping Whittlesea

By Colin MacGillivray WHITTLESEA residents can help create a vision for the town’s next two decades with input on a draft Whittlesea Township Strategy. The township strategy will serve as an overarching framework guiding decision-making in...

Road safety boost at Lancefield

A HIGH-SPEED intersection in the Macedon Ranges will soon be safer, with works underway to improve the corner of Lancefield-Tooborac Road and Burke and Wills Track, at Lancefield. Member for Macedon Mary-Anne Thomas said the...

Survey seeks cyclists

Mitchell Shire Council is asking for cycling enthusiasts of all types, whether they be on the road, in the mountains or at the skate park, to provide their input on what the cycling experience...

Donnybrook bus interchange opens

A NEW bus interchange at Donnybrook railway station is now complete, improving the community’s access to public transport. The interchange will provide better connectivity to routes 525 and 511 to meet rapidly growing demand for...

Call for trail funding

Community group Friends of the Bendigo Kilmore Rail Trail believes the timing is right to construct a rail trail between Wallan and Heathcote to act as an economic stimulus for Mitchell Shire. According to the...

Council vision outlined

By Colin MacGillivray WHILE the City of Whittlesea will not join municipalities across Victoria hosting council elections this month, its panel of administrators has set down its vision for the next four years. Administrators Lydia Wilson,...

Bus stop concern

A Kilmore resident has raised his concern with the location of a new bus stop in Kilmore, with its proximity to a busy schooltime intersection a potential safety hazard. With the bus stop currently under...

City plan boost

By Jackson Russell A hospital and intermodal freight terminal in Beveridge, extension of the metropolitan train line to Wollert and a ‘21st century food cluster’ at Epping are highlights of a new plan to drive...

New signs aim to boost road safety

Electronic signs to slow down traffic on the Hume Freeway near a Tallarook intersection will be introduced as a safety measure. The signs will alert motorists travelling on the freeway to reduce their speed by...

Broadford’s future plan

A vision for the growth and planning of Broadford over the next 20 years is a step closer with the draft Broadford Structure Plan out for public consultation. Broadford is the last major township in...