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Clubs urged to make grant submission

By Jackson Russell Sporting clubs that missed out on funding through the Community Sport Infrastructure program are being urged to make a submission to a Senate committee reviewing the distribution of funds through the ‘sports...

ALP disendorses mayor

By Evelyn Leckie CITY of Whittlesea Mayor Emilia Lisa Sterjova has been ousted by the Australian Labor Party two months into her leadership role. She was disendorsed due to crossing caucus lines and accepting a non-Labor...

Mernda scrapes out second win

By Jackson Russell Mernda nabbed its second win of the season by the narrowest of margins, defeating Research Eltham Collegians by one run in a rain-affected two-day Money Shield match. After finishing a rain-affected day one...

Communities’ mental health needs highlighted to commission

By Steph McNicol Submissions by Mitchell and Macedon Ranges shire councils and City of Whittlesea formed part of more than 8200 received by the Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System. The councils made submissions on...

Cultural clash

By Evelyn Leckie - TENSIONS between Greek and Macedonian residents at council meetings have continued into 2020, with a group of Macedonian residents angry with City of Whittlesea staff for not letting them fly a...

Rain cuts day one short

By Jackson Russell Mernda is in good shape after day one of its Money Shield match against Research Eltham Collegians. With rain affecting play at Research Park, Mernda was only able to get 50 overs of...

Movie night for CFA

For the second consecutive year, Laurimar Cricket Club is hosting a community movie night to benefit Doreen CFA. The Laurimar Community Movie Night, on Saturday at Laurimar Recreation Reserve, starts from 6.30pm, with the movie...

Four CEOs in four years

By Evelyn Leckie -  CITY of Whittlesea acting chief executive Kevin Spiller has announced he will depart council at the end of February, making him the fourth chief executive to exit the leadership position in...

Mernda breaks drought

By Jackson Russell Mernda secured its first win of the 2019/20 Money Shield season with a two-wicket win over Lower Plenty in their Australia Day eve one-dayer at Waterview Reserve on Saturday. Lower Plenty won the...

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...