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Play space revamp

BROADFORD residents have an opportunity to help design two new play spaces for the town. Mitchell Shire Council announced it was seeking input to help finalise the design of the play spaces, which will be...

Beveridge school confirms case

BEVERIDGE Primary School principal Steven Fernando has confirmed the school had one student diagnosed with COVID-19 earlier this month. Mr Fernando said even though the school had a confirmed case of the virus, by the...

Album to combat bullying

Musical duo FLAXXON, Yasmin and Yolanda Absolom, hope to send a message to bullies through their new album Silver Spoon – an album they completed in isolation during the COVID-19 pandemic. The album Silver Spoon...

Cheetahs represent

WHILE the COVID-19 pandemic has caused many sporting competitions across Australia to be cancelled or postponed, it has not stopped Mill Park’s Cheetahs Softball Club from celebrating the achievements of its junior players. The Cheetahs,...

Macedon artist helps create fantasy film

By Steph McNicol MACEDON hair and creative makeup artist Debbie Müller has described Australian film The Legend of the Five, as her ‘favourite project so far’. The movie, which first screened at cinemas last week, finished...

Police stand with Mitchell’s LGBTQI community

By Colin MacGillivray VICTORIA Police liaison officers have helped celebrate Pride Month during June with Mitchell Shire’s LGBTQI community. Five specially trained liaison officers, known as GLLOs, currently interact with the region’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender,...

Community group still in action

By Steph McNicol CORONAVIRUS did everything except stop the work of Love in Action Wallan, a social movement, according to founding member Jeremy Scrivens. The virus did present some challenges to the group, but they were...

Dirt jumps bulldozed

By Steph McNicol -  AN online petition to build a dirt jump track in Doreen for teenage riders has gained more than 1000 signatures after their track was bulldozed by council. The group had taken it...

Sit-up world record attempt

By Steph McNicol Kilmore youngster Nate Long is determined to break a world record during his time in quarantine, aiming to top the most sit-ups completed by a nine-year-old. Nate kept active before quarantine, playing football...

School captain shaves for cure

By Steph McNicol BROADFORD Secondary College captain Ashleigh Harris will take the big leap to shave off all of her hair and donate thousands of dollars to the World’s Greatest Shave. Ashleigh will be shaving her...