Whittlesea Review

Whittlesea inspiring women

WOMEN and girls living through the City of Whittlesea are being urged to share their stories in an attempt to get people talking. The aim of the initiative is to help participants gain more confidence...

Get into voice for Christmas

WITH just three months until Christmas the community carols choir is warming up its vocal cords for the annual Carols by Candlelight. The community carols choir is looking for singers to start rehearsing for the...

Challenges in the north

AROUND 40 local business and community leaders joined Member for Yan Yean, Danielle Green, and the Treasurer, Tim Pallas at a business lunch that focussed on issues and achievements in Melbourne’s north. Mr Pallas addressed...

Whittlesea winner

by Jackson Russell A WHITTLESEA supermarket might be the luckiest store in the state, with yet another of the store’s customers winning the Champions IGA Grand Grocery Giveaway. Whittlesea resident Francesca Perta won the first of...

New service opened for Whittlesea youth

EASTERN Melbourne Primary Health Network (EMPHN) is funding new services at local youth services hub Edge to give young people in the City of Whittlesea better access to mental health, and alcohol and other...

Whittlesea councillor request denied

by Jackson Russell CITY of Whittlesea councillors have rejected Cr Mary Lalios’ request for a leave of absence following an alleged bully complaint made against CEO Simon Overland. Cr Lalios took offence to an email sent...

Pallets into beautiful things

THE Whittlesea Community House is running a free workshop addressing the humble pallet. The possibilities for the humble pallet are endless as the workshop will prove as participants work on some simple projects to really...

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...

BREAKING: Car stolen containing baby

UPDATE: Police have released images of the man police believe can assist with their enquiries. POLICE are currently searching for an offender who stole a car containing an eight-week-old baby this morning (August 31). Investigators have...

Mernda hits the rails

THE Mernda Rail extension, complete with three new stations, opened for passengers last Sunday — six months ahead of schedule. The $600 million rail extension with three new stations at Mernda, Hawkstowe and Middle Gorge...