The North Central Review

Enough is enough

MITCHELL Shire Council has slammed criminals for their repeated attacks on council facilities in Broadford. Fed up with the vandalism and theft on council property, Mitchell Shire Mayor Rhonda Sanderson released a statement explaining how...

Celtic band comes to town

THIS Sunday the Old Kilmore Gaol will be treated to Breaking Trad’s Celtic music in a region-first event. The concert has been organised by Kilmore’s Caroline Killeen who met a musician by the name of...

Bridging the gap

MITCHELL Shire, along with all other councils on Melbourne’s fringe, is seeing rapid population growth which is increasing the need for local support services, while placing significant pressure on existing services and providers according...

Arrests end wide-spread ram raiding spree

A 28-YEAR-OLD Doreen man has been arrested following a spate of ram raids and burglaries in recent months. The Doreen man has been charged with multiple counts of burglary, theft of motor vehicles, property offences...

Centre of contention

by Joshua Wells MITCHELL Shire Council has buckled to public pressure and will extend Kilmore Leisure hours to 4pm on weekends. Council’s action comes after a Kilmore resident slammed the council over approving two fast food...

Flavour Gourmet – unique and healthy

BROADFORD’S Flavour Gourmet combines a gourmet grocery, health food store with a cafe that sells possibly the best coffee in Broadford along with a range of one-off artisan gifts. Now, four years down the track,...

Court hands down Hume Freeway verdict

By Joshua Wells SERAN Magraci has been found guilty and fined $1000 for speeding on the Hume Freeway. The Wallan woman appeared before Judicial Registrar David McCann at the Broadmeadows Courthouse today to fight six different...

Teacher hands $10,000 gift to his school

By Joshua Wells STUDENTS in Year Five and Six at Wandong Primary School will receive a generous Christmas gift this December - $10,000 donated by a teacher. The school were stunned when Primary teacher Bradley Moedt...

Kooknapped in Kilmore East

By Joshua Wells A COMMUNITY group in Kilmore East has been left bewildered following the theft of their kookaburra statue recently. The Kilmore East Recreation Reserve had its famed animal taken recently, a blow to the...

Debate rages over Hume Freeway speed cameras

By Joshua Wells PUBLIC opinion is divided on what is actually happening on the Hume Freeway, with some motorists claiming they have been unfairly fined. Wallan woman Seran Magraci is today fighting in the Broadmeadows Magistrates...