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Running bins for farmers

By Jackson Russell A young Hidden Valley resident has been doing his bit to help struggling farmers, raising nearly $1000 by running his neighbours’ bins. Twelve-year-old Ethan Liddy has donated a total of $869.20 for Buy...

Council’s court plans criticised

YOUNG girls in their sporting uniforms crowded the City of Whittlesea foyer and sat cross-legged on the council chamber floor to await council’s decision on the future of basketball and netball in the municipality. At...

Secondary teacher awarded

WALLAN Secondary College drama teacher Sian Clarke was awarded earlier this month for her passion teaching students at the school. Ms Clarke received the Rob Galbraith Award for ‘Most Outstanding Contribution to Drama’ award after...

Policing excellence recognised

YOUTH Specialist Engagement Officer of Wallan Police Station Senior Constable Ryan Coleman was awarded for his outstanding efforts with the youth in the South Mitchell District. As part of its community service program, the Rotary...

Make a splash at free outdoor pools

FREE entry to outdoor pools in the Mitchell Shire will begin on Sunday when all outdoor pools open for the summer season. The Broadford outdoor pool, Seymour War Memorial outdoor pool and Tallarook outdoor pool...

Education hub for Wallan

A TAFE and university campus will open in Wallan next year – the first time that tertiary education will be offered in the Mitchell Shire. The new combined GOTAFE and LaTrobe University campus will open...

Kilmore Show calling for entries

The Kilmore Agricultural show on December 7 promises to provide a fun day out for the entire family. The show is celebrating its 157th year this year, making it one of the oldest agricultural shows...

Students seek positive reputation

By Jordyn Grubisic Wallan Secondary College’s VET music industry students are organising a live music event to improve the reputation of the school and Wallan community. The free event, called Wallan Unplugged, allows students throughout the...

Mental health support needed

By Steph McNicol A lack of mental health services in regional areas is a growing concern for a Kilmore resident who travels to Werribee to receive the support she needs. The resident, who did not wish...

Wallan Future Hub to connect community

By Steph McNicol A VITAL community space in Wallan officially opened its navy-blue doors to the community on Friday with a celebration that included stalls, food and a smoking ceremony. The Wallan Future Hub, formerly a...