The North Central Review

Fundraiser for Kilmore teenager left quadriplegic after motorbike accident

A major fundraiser is being held for a Kilmore teenager seriously injured in a motorbike accident in February. Harvey McKeever has been left a quadriplegic and will require months of rehabilitation. Harvey, 15 at the time...

Police offer $1 million reward in Wallan East cold case murder

VICTORIA Police has announced a $1 million reward for information leading to a breakthrough in the 43-year-old murder of Denise McGregor, whose body was found in Wallan East. Denise, who was 13 at the time,...

Tramway Heritage Centre burgled, estimated value more than $100,000

The Tramway Heritage Centre at Bylands was burgled on Saturday, with offenders stealing about 500 metres of copper wire from one of the tram lines. Police believe two unknown offenders attended the museum, in Union...

Goulburn Valley League reverses premiership decision

THE GOTAFE Goulburn Valley League, GVL, has revoked its decision to award premierships for the 2021 season, cancelling the remainder of its home-and-away fixture and finals series due to the uncertainty of when Victoria's...

Plan to modernise Broadford’s Harley Hammond Reserve open for feedback

By Colin MacGillivray A MASTERPLAN for Broadford’s Harley Hammond Reserve is now open for public comment after Mitchell Shire councillors opted to let the community have its say. The plan recognises a need to improve and...

“Honoured and privileged”: Kilmore Paralympian celebrates Tokyo silver medal

KILMORE-raised Paralympian Ahmed Kelly will return home from Tokyo with a silver medal around his neck after finishing second in the men’s 150-metre individual medley SM3 final on Saturday evening. Kelly finished in a time...

Mitchell Shire council announces more off-leash dog parks

BETTER access to facilities for dog owners and increased opportunities for rehoming lost, stray and surrendered pets are part of a draft domestic animal policy released by Mitchell Shire Council. The draft policy was approved...

Stage 2 of O’Herns Road upgrade on Hume Freeway complete

Upgrades to the Hume Freeway at O'Herns Road are now complete with new lanes, upgraded intersections and a new freeway interchange open to traffic from today. Stage 2 of the O’Herns Road Upgrade includes a...

Kilmore student makes statewide French poetry competition finals

ST Patrick’s Primary School year five student, Gabriella Luci, is a finalist in the Alliance Française’s Berthe Mouchette Competition. The statewide poetry recital competition is open to all student from years three to 10 who...

Mitchell Shire residents ‘paying it forward’, paying for strangers’ purchases anonymously

By Tricia Mifsud A Wallan mechanic’s vision to share kindness and generosity in the community has provided a welcome boost in Mitchell Shire, with many people unexpectedly receiving free coffees and meals, paid for by...