The North Central Review

Victorians access power saving bonus

Victorians are applying for more immediate bill relief to cut their energy costs through the State Government’s $250 Power Saving Bonus. Minister for Energy Lily D’Ambrosio said a $205 million increase to the program allowed...

Commonwealth Games an opportunity to showcase regions

Mitchell and Macedon Ranges shire councils are calling for the community’s best ideas in a bid to attract Commonwealth Games events in 2026. With Victoria committed to hosting the games across four regional hubs in...

Outer East football: Broadford-Yea outgunned in Alexandra loss

WHILE Broadford-Yea’s 2022 Outer East football season has been one of growth, the combined side showed it still has plenty of ground to make up in a loss to Alexandra on Saturday. The combination was...

Neighbourhood houses get Lancefield, Romsey communities moving through transport initiative

By Colin MacGillivray Lancefield and Romsey neighbourhood houses celebrated with the community last week as they launched ShareRide, the latest project of their transport initiative Community Driven. The neighbourhood houses collaborated to establish Community Driven in...

Late winter open garden coming soon at Macedon

Open Gardens Victoria is delighted to present a late winter open garden event, opening Tugurium, a fascinating private garden at Macedon on Saturday, August 27 and Sunday, August 28. Tugurium is the private garden of...

New campaign to encourage organ donation

New data has revealed an urgent need for more Australians to register as organ and tissue donors. As part of DonateLife Week, from July 24 to 31, Australian Organ Donor Register, AODR, has released data...

St Pat’s preps celebrate 100 days of school

St Patrick’s Primary School’s prep students celebrated 100 days of prep on Wednesday. The children celebrated by dressing up as a 100-year-old person, complete with grey hair, glasses and walking sticks. They also enjoyed a fun-filled...

Wallan Panthers ready for Big V finals action

By Colin MacGillivray THE call is out for all basketball fans from Wallan and beyond to cheer on Wallan Panthers as three of their four Big V teams kick off finals campaigns this weekend. Wallan’s senior...

National Tree Day inspires Kilmore students to plant for future growth

By Pam Kiriakidis Kilmore Primary School students participated in National Tree Day on Friday to improve the new walking track at Kilmore Racecourse and Recreational Reserve. A joint initiative between NorCen Financial Services – the company...

Kilmore trots’ Memorial Night honours past

By Len Baker Kilmore Racing Club celebrated the second 2022 Memorial Night on Thursday, remembering many local trainers and drivers who have enjoyed success on the track over the years. The Allan Knight Memorial Pace, over...