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A friendly reminder for Seymour students

Students from kindergarten to grade two took part in a series of activities last week to celebrate Children’s Week, focusing on friendship and being kind and respectful. The activities took place at Seymour College and...

$10 million for upgrades to schools

Upgrades for two non-government schools in the outer north are set to be fast-tracked with funding from the State Government’s Non-Government Schools Capital Fund. St Paul the Apostle School in Doreen and Hume Anglican Grammar’s...

Youth award nominations open

MACEDON Ranges Shire Council is seeking nominations for its annual youth awards. Council wants to hear about young people aged between 12 to 25 years who are doing amazing things in the community. The youth awards...

Breakfast club returns to Broadford

With its entire student body back on school grounds, Broadford Secondary College has reopened its breakfast club to ensure students start the day off on the right foot. After more than a year off, the...

Learn new skills

WORKSHOPS teaching young people and new parents life skills will be presented online by the City of Whittlesea over the next few weeks. A series of workshops entitled ‘Adulting for Beginners’ begins today and aims...

Mental health support for Gisborne college

GISBORNE Secondary College is one of several state schools with access to a mental health practitioner and other mental health initiatives that started in July last year. The statewide program, enabled by State Government funding...

Whittlesea boy brightens COVID-19

YOUNG Whittlesea musician Ben Gillard hopes to brighten people’s days during COVID-19 lockdown, especially with his latest cover of ‘Here Comes the Sun’ by The Beatles. Ben, 12, said he had been playing guitar for...

Wallan future hub on the move

A SIX-person committee will manage the work of Wallan Future Hub as it searches for a new home to continue working in community connections. Wallan Future Hub chair Nikki Simons said the committee was made...

No bull for dad’s joke book

By Colin MacGillivray DAD jokes might be renowned for making children roll their eyes, but Whittlesea father Daniel Stones’ ability to put a smile on young people’s faces is no bull. Mr Stones is seeking funding...

BMX kids to ride high

By Steph McNicol A petition and a push by the Doreen community has resulted in the City of Whittlesea council agreeing to fund recreational BMX jumps. The specifics of the jumps are still being finalised, but...