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Community group in Kilmore supported through grant

Kilmore Men’s Shed has been named one of 67 projects across remote, rural and regional Australia to share in almost $800,000 in grants aimed at strengthening communities. Funded by the Foundation for Rural Regional Renewal,...

Wandong Taekwondo champ ready for world stage

By Colin MacGillivray Wandong 12-year-old Mackenzie Macdonald will live out a lifelong dream when she represents Australia at next month’s World Taekwondo Cadet Championships in Bulgaria. Mackenzie earned her place in the national team at an...

Power saving bonus to bust energy bills

People can now claim a $250 bill busting bonus if looking for a better energy deal through the State Government’s Energy Compare website. Opening today, the Power Saving Bonus provides a bonus for people looking...

Broadford football loss highlights need for preseason training

By Colin MacGillivray Broadford-Yea senior football coach Jayden Welch believes the effects of a lacklustre preseason were on display in his side’s 5.4 (34) to 19.12 (126) Outer East Football Netball division two loss to...

New musical for Seymour performers

Seymour Performers Workshop is supporting the development of an original musical production and is looking for community members to contribute to the creative process. iMPERFECT Messiah is based on the story of David and Goliath,...

Wallan beats persistent Melton in Big V clash

By Colin MacGillivray BIG games from American big man Arcaim Lallemand and guard Abraham Solano led Wallan Panthers past a spirited Melton in their Big V men’s division two match at Wallan on Sunday afternoon. The...

Northern football: Kilmore ready for Heidelberg West after Lalor victory

KILMORE is readying itself for a potentially season-defining clash against Heidelberg West in the Northern Football Netball League’s third division after easily accounting for Lalor at the weekend. Despite the absence of eight regular senior...

$1.9 million awarded to Kilmore church abuse victim

The Supreme Court has ordered the Catholic Archdiocese of Melbourne to pay $1.9 million to a man who was sexually abused as a child by a priest in Kilmore between 1968 and 1970. Catholic priest...

Mary-Anne Thomas new Health Minister in cabinet shake-up

Member for Macedon Mary-Anne Thomas is Victoria’s new Health Minister following a shake-up of the State Government’s cabinet last week. Premier Dan Andrews was forced to appoint several new ministers after long-time Labor politicians James...

Steph Ryan labels roads and trains a ‘mess’

By Colin MacGillivray Member for Euroa Steph Ryan has labelled Victoria’s regional train system a ‘complete mess’ and its road network ‘dangerous’, saying Mitchell Shire residents were paying the price for a lack of State...