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Council honours Gallipoli

WORLD War I’s Gallipoli campaign has been honoured by the City of Whittlesea with streets and a park in a new Mernda development named in its honour. As a project for to the Centenary of...

King of the road

THE Kilmore Bypass is back on the agenda with the Opposition Leader, Mathew Guy announcing in kilmore last week that an elected Liberal-Nationals Government would build the long-awaited facility. Mr Guy was joined by Leader...

Council push for funded interchange

Mitchell Shire Council is calling on election candidates to urgently commit funding towards the $80 million Wallan freeway interchange and Watson Street upgrade. The call comes as a result of VCAT’s decision to approve a...

More buses to hit the road

RESIDENTS in Romsey and Lancefield will soon be able to get around the Macedon Ranges with ease, with three new bus routes and extra services announced on Wednesday. The three routes will provide dedicated services...

Upgrades for notorious road

A TROUBLESOME section of Lancefield-Kilmore Road is among a number of roads that will be fixed as part of a roads blitz by new country roads body Regional Roads Victoria. The blitz is the first...

New shared footpath for Watson Street

PEDESTRIANS and cyclists will soon have a new link along one of Wallan’s busiest streets which will help connect residential areas to the thriving central business district. Council has released designs for a new shared...

Safety upgrade for Whittlesea intersection

THE Wallan Road intersection in Whittlesea is receiving its much-needed safety upgrade with works commencing last week. The $2.9 million upgrade to the intersection of Plenty Road and Wallan Road will see traffic lights installed...

Council doubles road spend

MITCHELL Shire Council is continuing to invest heavily in improving the quality of local roads, with $1.5 million allocated to re-sheet more than 45km of unsealed roads in 2018/19 – double the allocation of...

Child safety near schools a priority

COMMUNITY concerns are growing about school safety in Kilmore, particularly around Kilmore-Lancefield Road and Conway Street, Kilmore. Former school crossing Officer Denise Galea spoke about her concerns of the roads network near four local schools...

Slow Down!

by Joshua Wells A WOMAN and her kids were almost hit by a car that was overtaking another vehicle while both were driving through a pedestrian crossing right next to a children’s park in Mernda. The...