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Extra support for Seymour winery

By Jackson Russell Despite a downturn in cellar door sales, Seymour winemaker Wine by Sam has been able to survive the COVID-19 pandemic thanks to online customers wanting to support Mitchell Shire businesses. With the winery’s...

Financial reliance

By Jackson Russell Almost 10,000 people in the McEwen electorate have accessed JobSeeker payments and 16,500 have received JobKeeper, as Victorian unemployment rates continue to rise. There were more than 4000 JobKeeper applications from businesses in...

Conway Street works fast-tracked

Conway Street in Kilmore will be closed for 20 days for a construction blitz between Kilmore-Lancefield Road and Kilmore Fire Brigade station. The $1.1 million works will involve the rehabilitation of the road pavement, new...

Calls for more business support

By Jackson Russell Member for Euroa Steph Ryan has called on the State Government to offer more support to Mitchell Shire businesses in the midst of stage three restrictions. Ms Ryan said the government’s $5000 Business...

Broadford Cemetery gets moving

The Broadford Cemetery Trust has welcomed the delivery of its new motorised wheelbarrow after receiving a $3200 grant from the Federal Government. The new piece of machinery will help the cemetery’s volunteers with maintenance, including...

Free childcare scheme stops

By Colin MacGillivray CHILDCARE centres across the Mitchell and Whittlesea municipalities have expressed mixed views on the Federal Government’s discontinuation of free childcare services. The government adopted a free childcare scheme in April to help families...

Man charged over Seymour FM arson

A 30-year-old Seymour man will face Seymour Magistrates’ Court after police charged him with a raft of charges relating to the burglary of Seymour FM’s transmitter station. The man has been charged with burglary, theft,...

Army deployed at Kilmore hospital

By Jackson Russell Six Australian Defence Force personnel have been deployed to The Kilmore and District Hospital to assist the hospital’s COVID-19 testing clinic. The personnel arrived at the hospital last week and are supporting the...

Kilmore boy a film star

By Steph McNicol For 11-year-old Kilmore boy Roman Moser, meeting entertainment superstars Paul Hogan and Shane Jacobson was a highlight of his role in the movie The Very Excellent Mr. Dundee. The Australian comedy, scheduled to...

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...