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Wallan and Romsey to celebrate football return in CFA Cup

By Colin MacGillivray WALLAN and Romsey will relish a return to football action after a year off in 2020 when they square off in round one of Riddell District Football Netball League action on Saturday. Both...

Kilmore fall short in season-opener of Northern Football League

By Tricia Mifsud KILMORE Football Club began its 2021 season with a four-point loss to Laurimar on Saturday. Despite having control over the Power for majority of the game, and going into the fourth quarter with...

New beginnings for Broadford Football Netball Club

By Tricia Mifsud IT’S going to be a big season ahead for Broadford Football Netball Club as it competes in its first season in the Outer East league. The club will play in division two, fielding...

Boogie at Tallarook provides opening act for music festivals in Victoria

Victoria’s first post-lockdown multi-day music festival with no restrictions on standing or dancing was held in Tallarook over the Easter long weekend. With restrictions easing further in late March, Boogie Music Festival was able to...

The Shack is back at Upper Plenty

By Colin MacGillivray THE Upper Plenty community had a celebration five years in the making last week as it welcomed the reopening of the Upper Plenty Mechanics Institute Hall, known as The Shack. Much of the...

Extra gaming machines approved for Hogan’s Hotel in Wallan

By Colin MacGillivray A WAR of words has erupted between Mitchell Shire community leaders and Wallan’s Hogan’s Hotel after the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal upheld a decision to allow 20 extra gaming machines at...

Mitchell Shire Council divided on draft budget

By Colin MacGillivray MITCHELL Shire councillors have urged the community to have its say after last week debating a divisive 2021-22 draft budget. Council resolved to release the draft budget for public consultation at a meeting...

COVID-19 vaccine administered in Kilmore

By Colin MacGillivray KILMORE District Health’s aged-care residents were inoculated against COVID-19 after receiving doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine on Thursday last week. Residents of both the Dianella Hostel and Caladenia Nursing Home received the vaccines...

Umpiring bodies call for recruits

By Colin MacGillivray A CALL for umpiring recruits has gone out on the eve of the 2021 football season amid a statewide shortage. Umpiring bodies associated with the Riddell Football Netball League, Northern Football Netball League...

Jess Kennedy leads Kilmore Junior Football Club girls’ training

By Colin MacGillivray KILMORE Junior Football Club’s young female footballers learned from one of the town’s best at a special training session last month. Jess Kennedy, a former Carlton AFLW player and Assumption College student, took...