The North Central Review

Broadford Secondary College welcomes new principal and captains

BROADFORD Secondary College welcomed its 2021 school captains and new principal Tania Pearson last week at its first whole-school assembly for the year. The cohort gathered in Broadford Leisure Centre to applaud the new appointments,...

Mitchell Shire library fines abolished

MITCHELL Shire Council has voted to scrap fines for overdue items at libraries throughout the municipality. Members of libraries in Broadford, Kilmore, Seymour and Wallan, as well as a micro library in Beveridge, will no...

Seymour Alternative Farming Expo to return after 15-month hiatus

AFTER a delay to the event in 2021, the Seymour Alternative Farming Expo will return from April 16 to 18. Usually the third week of February, event manager Jamie Gilbert said the decision to delay...

Broadford Memorial Park playground upgrade to begin in May

WORK is set to begin on the renewal and upgrade of Broadford’s Memorial Park playground in May. Member for Northern Victoria Jaclyn Symes joined Mitchell Shire Council representatives on March 26 to launch the works...

Seymour Health 100-year mosaic design revealed

SEYMOUR Health and Kilmore artist Marina Villani last week unveiled the design for a mosaic planned to commemorate the hospital’s 100-year anniversary. The sketch designs for the mosaic were unveiled at Seymour Health by Ms...

Bid to issue enforcement order on Tallarook music festival quashed

A Tallarook resident has taken an annual Easter music festival to the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal over 'likely music noise that might arise'. The applicant sought an interim enforcement order, IEO, to ensure the...

Broadford residents launch town plan petition

By Colin MacGillivray A GROUP of Broadford residents has called for an overhaul of Mitchell Shire Council’s draft Broadford Structure Plan amid concerns it will mar the natural beauty and country atmosphere of the town. An...

Kilmore Bowls Club’s Hudson Park future up in the air

KILMORE Bowls Club’s long-term future at Hudson Park is in doubt after Mitchell Shire Council approved long-term master plans showing a civic plaza and public lawns in place of the club. The club, which has...

Wallan’s Pryde family suffers double blow

By Colin MacGillivray ‘Like hitting the lottery twice, but in the worst possible way’ is how Wallan mother Louise Pryde describes the emotional rollercoaster she and her family are enduring. While the COVID-19 pandemic afforded some...

Rob Mitchell, Damian Drum speak on Prime Minister’s response to treatment of women

By Aleksandra Bliszczyk POLITCAL and social equality leaders have criticised Prime Minister Scott Morrison for not taking action soon enough to address the ever-increasing allegations of sexual assault and harassment in Federal Parliament. Mr Morrison yesterday...