The North Central Review

Magpies fly together for firies

By Jackson Russell Wallan’s footballers, cricketers and netballers are getting together to raise money for Wallan CFA on Thursday. The inaugural Wallan CFA shield will feature Wallan District Cricket Club and Wallan Football Netball Club taking...

Work to do for Broadford

By Jackson Russell Broadford is under pressure to hold onto second place on the Seymour District Cricket Association A Grade ladder after being bowled out for 137 by Tallarook in a rain-affected day one. After losing...

Panthers men through to grand final

By Jackson Russell Wallan Panthers have one team heading to the Country Basketball League grand final in Wodonga on Saturday, with the men’s team keeping their perfect record in tact. The women’s team lost in an...

Coronavirus concern

By Evelyn Leckie THE outbreak of Coronavirus has forced The Kilmore International School to quarantine some of its students and staff members, following advice from the Federal Government’s Department of Health. The school confirmed yesterday a...

Magpies maul Macedon

By Jackson Russell Wallan followed up on their stellar first innings total of 408 with an absolute demolition job, tearing through Macedon’s batsmen twice on day two to take a much-needed outright win. The Magpies started...

Small steps to tackle mental health

By Steph McNicol A LACK of mental health support services for young people was enough motivation for Mitchell Shire youth mayor Ebony Layley to find a positive way to tackle the issue. Ms Layley attended the...

Spirit of the Hume rolls into town

For the fourth consecutive year, Broadford will host the Historical Commerical Vehicle Club of Victoria’s Spirit of the Hume truck show on February 8 and 9. More than 100 historic trucks will be on display...

Wallan’s Indian community celebrates festival

By Evelyn Leckie THE Indian community in Wallan celebrated the Lohri Festival last week at Wallan Neighbourhood House. The festival is a popular winter Punjabi festival that marks the end of winter solstice in the northern...

Community service recognised

By Jackson Russell Residents across the region have been recognised for their service to their community, as part of the Australia Day awards. Mernda resident Rosanna Baini, vice-president of the Australia Lebanon Chamber of Commerce and...

Professor receives Australia Day honour

By Jackson Russell As part of the annual Australia Day honours, Whittlesea resident and La Trobe University president and vice-chancellor Professor John Dewar was named an Officer of the Order of Australia for distinguished service...