The North Central Review

Back in the day

Kilmore Free Press Thursday, February 17, 1966Farewell social evening to Mr. and Mrs. John LedwidgeThe supper room of the Kilmore Memorial Hall was well filled on the night of February 4 when friends of...

Councils call for road side assistance

LOCAL governments are reaffirming roads as one of their main priorities as residents continue to push for more upgrades on local stretches.Both the Mitchell Shire Council and Macedon Ranges Shire Council have noticed a...

Slack wire act

by Ian Blyth THE debate continues to rage on the placement of wire rope barriers on district roads with concern expressed that the latest round of wire rope barriers are being installed in the wrong...

Kilmore’s new gateway

by Ian Blyth KILMORE looks set to receive a retail boost if a town planning application to develop land at the corner of Clark Street and the Northern Highway is approved. If approved the project –...

Broadflooded

By Joshua Wells THE residents of an estate in Broadford have pleaded with the Mitchell Shire Council to change the drainage system before they become inundated with flooding. The action group formed after two rapid water...

Seymour College receives more than $6 million

SEYMOUR College has reason to celebrate following the announcement they will receive more than $6 million in state government funding for a redevelopment of the school’s facilities on Friday afternoon. The Victorian government have allocated...

Road trap fears

CFA District 12 is not disputing Wire Rope Barriers will save Victorian lives, but they are concerned about people becoming trapped. CFA District 12 Vegetation Management officer Phil Hawkey said the CFA municipal managers from...

Road to ruin

By Joshua Wells VICTORIA’S country road network is under the spotlight after an inquiry was established to determine how regional roads are being managed. Residents in the North Central region have left a barrage of complaints...

Ray’s one of the best

By Joshua Wells RAY Carroll is one of the most well respected sports people the North Central region has ever seen, and for good reason. The man himself helped shape some of the greatest footballers, cricketers...

Firebug charged

By Joshua Wells A 49-year-old Wallan man will front court after allegedly lighting a fire on Wednesday, January 10, prompting the Country Fire Authority (CFA) and Victoria Police to urge residents to know the rules. The...