The North Central Review

Broadford’s world champion

Woodchopper Brayden Meyer climbed to the top of the mountain, winning the 2019 Stihl Timbersports individual world championship in Prague, Czech Republic over the weekend. His win saw Australia complete a Stihl Timbersports World Championship...

Panthers rally for third straight win

By Jackson Russell Wallan Panthers remain undefeated in the Country Basketball League north east division with wins to both men’s and women’s teams over Seymour Blasters on Saturday. The Panthers’ women started the night off on...

Tallarook’s streak continues, Kilmore washed out

By Jackson Russell Kilmore’s chances of an almost certain victory were washed away when its Seymour District Cricket Association one-day A Grade match against Seymour was drawn due to rain. Kilmore captain Matt Rose won the...

Wallan’s rebound win

By Jackson Russell Wallan has jumped to third on the Johnstone Shield ladder with an 89-run win over Macedon on Saturday. Missing a few of their better players, Macedon won the toss and sent the Magpies...

Wallan Future Hub to connect community

By Steph McNicol A VITAL community space in Wallan officially opened its navy-blue doors to the community on Friday with a celebration that included stalls, food and a smoking ceremony. The Wallan Future Hub, formerly a...

Residents want speed change now

By Jackson Russell A lower speed limit through Hidden Valley will be considered as part of the next two Mitchell Shire Council budget processes, but residents say action needs to be taken immediately. Council passed a...

Tallarook venue aims to expand

By Jackson Russell Community feedback is being sought by Mitchell Shire Council on a planning permit amendment application by Tallarook’s Our Friends Farm Environment and Entertainment Park. The amendments would adjust the range of dates the...

Green light for Hogan’s extension

By Jackson Russell An extension to Hogan’s Hotel in Wallan has been approved on the condition that indented parallel car parking is built behind the hotel along Bentinck Street. The unanimous decision comes after Mitchell Shire...

Developers put on notice

By Jackson Russell Mitchell Shire councillors took a stand against housing developments with one road in and out, which has become a focal point for council when assessing new planning permits. At an August 2018 council...

Quarry hits roadblock

By Jackson Russell Mitchell Shire Council is seeking that a quarry is listed as a prohibited land use as part of its submission to the Beveridge North West Precinct Structure Plan. The Beveridge north west plan...