The North Central Review

Romsey win thriller

THE Gisborne and District Cricket Association returned to action on Saturday in the first taste of community sport since cricket wrapped up last autumn. With the association’s metropolitan teams in Hume and Melton still unable...

McDonald’s Vixens debut season culminates in grand final

By Jackson Russell Seymour Lions coach Elle McDonald’s debut Super Netball season gets better and better after Melbourne Vixens booked a place in the grand final against West Coast Fever on Sunday. The Vixens finished the...

​​​​​​​Seymour Cup transferred to Kilmore

By ‘Pegs’ THIS year’s $200,000 Listed bet365 Seymour Cup, to be run this Sunday (October 18), has been transferred to bet365 Park Kilmore. Last week, Seymour Racing Club conducted another set of jumpouts, and while the...

Cricket’s back this weekend

By Jackson Russell The Gisborne and District Cricket Association returns this weekend, with both senior and junior teams taking part in a regional club competition until metropolitan clubs return to begin the season proper. The friendly...

Naming anomaly rectified

An unusual street naming issue was rectified by Mitchell Shire councillors with an unmade section of Minton Street, Beveridge renamed to Camerons Lane. A recent subdivision review in Minton Street revealed that an unmade section...

Students return to school

SCHOOL students across Mitchell Shire, the City of Whittlesea and Macedon Ranges Shire returned to the classroom on varying days in the past week, as Victoria’s COVID-19 restrictions eased. All students in regional areas, including...

A tale of two electorates

Member for McEwen Rob Mitchell has described last week’s Federal Budget as leaving large sections of his constituents out ‘in the cold’, while neighbouring Member for Nicholls Damian Drum celebrated a $320 million infrastructure...

Call for trail funding

Community group Friends of the Bendigo Kilmore Rail Trail believes the timing is right to construct a rail trail between Wallan and Heathcote to act as an economic stimulus for Mitchell Shire. According to the...

Council to identify frequent issues

Outgoing central ward councillor David Atkinson is hoping to give Mitchell Shire’s new council and chief executive a head start on the community’s priorities with reports into issues frequently raised by councillors and residents...

Move to make planning controls permanent

Mitchell Shire Council has begun the process of updating planning controls for Hidden Valley estate in Wallan. A planning control review will inform a future planning scheme amendment. With residential development in the estate in its...