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Wallan Primary School receives funding for accessibility ramps

WALLAN Primary School is among 207 schools to share in more than $17 million in State Government funding under its planned maintenance program in term three. Several schools across northern Victoria will receive money for...

Mitchell Shire Doggies and Demons fans pinching themselves and flying flags high

By Tricia Mifsud WESTERN Bulldogs supporters are pinching themselves over their beloved Doggies' success during the last six years. In 2016, they won their first grand final since 1954 – where ironically, they bet the Melbourne...

Resident objection over Kilmore Racing Club’s proposal to rezone land

By Colin MacGillivray MITCHELL Shire Council has committed to working constructively with Kilmore Racing Club and the broader community after some residents raised objections to a proposed rezoning of land owned by the club. The club...

Snake warnings for Mitchell and Macedon shires as warm September brings early start to...

The Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning has issued a snake warning to the Mitchell and Macedon Ranges shires as snake season has started early this year due to warmer-than-usual weather bringing them...

Kilmore resident hopes ‘Mullets for Mental Health’ fundraiser will help those who can’t speak...

By Tricia Mifsud A KILMORE resident is ensuring others do not have to battle mental illnesses by themselves and for the second consecutive year is raising funds for the Black Dog Institute. Kala Veljanovska holds the...

Wallan man launches online directory to unite Mitchell residents with disabilities

By Colin MacGillivray WALLAN man Adam Georgelin hopes a new online directory and associated forum will unite people with disabilities across Mitchell Shire and beyond. Mr Georgelin, who was born with a spinal cord defect and...

More Mitchell cases and exposure sites confirmed as shire re-enters lockdown

Mitchell Shire went back into lockdown last night for a projected seven days after seven new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in the municipality on Sunday, and one new case on Monday. As of this...

Wallan’s Daniel Nolan awarded Victorian AFL coach of the year

By Tricia Mifsud After leading his side to the top of the Riddell District Football Netball League ladder, Wallan’s Daniel Nolan has been awarded Victoria’s AFL senior coach of the year. The AFL received more than...

Social housing to be built in Seymour

The Mitchell Shire is set to gain 16 new social housing homes following a State Government announcement on Friday. The 16 homes will be built in Seymour, partnering with community housing provider The Haven Foundation. The...

Trawool Estate and Kilmore’s BlazeAid finalists in national community achievement award

BlazeAid and The Trawool Estate have been named as finalists in the Awards Australia Community Achievement Awards. BlazeAid, founded by Kevin and Rhonda Butler of Kilmore East, is a finalist in the Community Group Award...