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Northern Football League results: Whittlesea Eagles ‘one win away’ from confidence boost

By Tricia Mifsud Northern Football Netball League division one is proving a challenge for Whittlesea Eagles, who were handed a 75-point beating by Bundoora on Saturday. Whittlesea had five individual goalscorers contribute to their total of...

$5 million expansion for Donnybrook school

Two years after its Donnybrook campus opened, the sod has been turned for Hume Anglican Grammar’s new major expansion, increasing its teaching capacity from 370 primary age students to 500. The expansion, expected to be...

Inland Rail proposes planning scheme amendments

THE Australian Rail Track Corporation is asking for public feedback as it proposes amendments to local government planning schemes for works in Broadford, Wandong, Tallarook and Seymour. The corporation is responsible for the Inland Rail...

Anzac Day services return across north central region

By Colin MacGillivray RSL sub-branches across the north central region are preparing for the return of Anzac Day ceremonies in Victoria on Sunday. Last year’s Anzac Day remembrance services and marches were called off due to...

Wallan Panthers coach ‘Paps’ celebrates 450 basketball games

By Tricia Mifsud WALLAN Panthers Women’s senior coach Carey 'Paps' Papanicolaou celebrated coaching his 450th basketball game on Sunday afternoon with a thrilling four-point win over Blackburn Vikings. In what was a close game in all four...

Whittlesea police commander Glenn Parker farewelled

By Aleksandra Bliszczyk OUTGOING police station commander Senior Sergeant Glenn Parker will remember his time in Whittlesea for its strong community connection. Sen Sgt Parker was celebrated and farewelled by his staff, City of Whittlesea council...

Anzac display at Whittlesea Library

By Aleksandra Bliszczyk BEFORE and after-school care students at St Mary’s Primary School have been hard at work making paper wreaths and milk-bottle lanterns for Anzac Day, now on display at Whittlesea Library. The two artworks...

Whittlesea Community House offers free legal, financial and mental health advice

By Aleksandra Bliszczyk Whittlesea Community House’s Fix It Friday sessions are gaining momentum after being forced to a phone service during lockdown, addressing the high levels of mental health issues in the area. After makeshift sessions...

Residents’ question time to start at City of Whittlesea meetings

City of Whittlesea residents are now able to ask questions of administrators at council meetings after its governance rules were amended last week. The amended governance rules include a new section relating to public question...

New era for Whittlesea Youth Advisory Committee

The City of Whittlesea’s Youth Advisory Committee will receive funding and a refreshed terms of reference to help the body become more youth-oriented. At last week’s council meeting, administrators voted in favour of upgrades to...