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Sophie heads to the national awards

WALLAN Secondary College student Sophie Babycz was crowned the winner in the School Based Apprentice category of the Victorian Training Awards Gala Ceremony in Melbourne. Sophie is now getting ready to represent Victoria at the...

Wandong’s national champ

WANDONG Primary School student Kirra Wright has brought home two gold medals from the 2018 School Sports Australia National Championship on the Sunshine Coast. Kirra won both the 2000m race and 1000m time trial in...

Bus demand mounts

PRESSURE is mounting on the Minister for Transport, Jacinta Allen, to take a serious look at introducing a bus service into Hidden Valley with Mitchell Shire Council being the latest voice urging the minister...

Macedon Ranges’ $3.3m surplus

MACEDON Ranges Shire Council ended the financial year on a high, carrying a $3.3 million surplus into 2018-19. The majority of the surplus came from council saving $1.835 million on its operating budget, which includes...

Council doubles road spend

MITCHELL Shire Council is continuing to invest heavily in improving the quality of local roads, with $1.5 million allocated to re-sheet more than 45km of unsealed roads in 2018/19 – double the allocation of...

Scott Morrison becomes leader

BREAKING: Scott Morrison MP has beaten Peter Dutton MP 45-40 in a Leadership Spill to become the 30th Prime Minister of Australia.Early on, the Leadership Spill motion was carried 45-40 before a second vote...

Paramedics need $16,000

THE Wallan Ambulance Auxiliary is on track to raising $16,000 in much needed funds.The group are trying to hit the magical number in order to help the Wallan Ambulance Station purchase a training mannequin...

Malcolm Turnbull vacates leadership, Morrison to contest

by Joshua WellsUPDATE: Five frontbenchers have resigned in the last 15 minutes.Minister for Trade Steven Ciobo, Minister for Health Services Michael Keenan, Minister for Citizenship and Multicultural Affairs Alan Tudge, Minister for Health Greg Hunt,...

Pick of the best

THE community has been given the opportunity to vote on some innovative projects in Mitchell Shire as part of the Victorian Government’s Pick My Project initiative. Pick My Project is a novel $30 million online...

Emergency crews investigate trench death

A person is believed to have died in an accident in Wallan.About 20 emergency vehicles rushed to a trench on Springridge Boulevard, Wallan, in the Springridge Estate where it is believed an accident occurred...