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More trains on track

VICTORIANS now have 450 extra train services each week, including 280 metropolitan and 170 regional services, as well as access to a new online tool – RideSpace. The new initiative by the State Government will...

Upgrades commence at Kilmore East Station

WORKS have commenced at Kilmore East Station as part of a $1 million State Government upgrade project. Minister for Public Transport Ben Carroll said the first stage of works had begun at the station on...

More train services on the cards

MORE services for the regional Seymour and metropolitan Mernda train lines are on the horizon, despite not being announced as part of a State Government boost to services across the state. The government last week...

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...