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Police ask for help after road rage incident

Police are appealing for information following a road rage incident in Mernda on June 14. Investigators have been told a 53-year-old woman driving a white Honda CRV was tailgated by a white Toyota Hilux along...

Mernda’s train test

FOR the first time in six decades, a train will arrive in Mernda. While only some residents may remember back to when train’s arrived in the township, entire generations will see something they have never...

No monitor for now

By Joshua Wells THE City of Whittlesea will not be placed under the guidance of a monitor. Victorian Minister for Local Government Marlene Kairouz wrote to Whittlesea Chief Executive Officer Simon Overland to explain the decision...

VicRoads visit Whittlesea

by Joshua Wells VICROADS dropped by to visit Whittlesea residents on Thursday night, answering any questions the community had about their upcoming projects – namely the Whittlesea Plenty Road Intersection Upgrade. The $2 million development will...

Whittlesea’s refugee support

By Joshua Wells THE City of Whittlesea has become the first council in Australia to embrace Amnesty International’s My New Neighbour campaign to improve the federal refugee program. The unanimous decision at the South Morang chambers...

History unearthed

by Jackson Russell HISTORY buffs descended on South Morang last week after the launch of an archaeology exhibition at the City of Whittlesea Civic Centre. Unearthed: A Shared Heritage tells the story of the Old Bridge...

Coming together for volunteering

WHITTLESEA Community Connections, Whittlesea Community House, the Whittlesea Library and the City of Whittlesea joined forces on Friday afternoon to hold a volunteer expo on Church Street. Community groups from the Whittlesea area, including the...

Community nabs new bus

By Joshua Wells A NEW community bus will be available to members of the community in Whittlesea which will aim to assist 80 local volunteers in their program delivery. Whittlesea Community House manager Mary-Lynn Griffith was...

Monitor council plea

By Joshua Wells THE City of Whittlesea Council will formally ask the government to request a municipal monitor for six months after a heated special meeting on Tuesday, May 8. The special meeting was called by...

Council to ask for monitor

By Joshua Wells  THE City of Whittlesea Council will formally ask the government to request a municipal monitor for six months after a heated special meeting on Tuesday, May 8. The special meeting was called by...