Whittlesea Review

Appeal for ramming witnesses

MERNDA police have called for public assistance to help locate a driver who deliberately rammed a police vehicle in Wollert last month. On Saturday, November 28, police flagged down a Mitsubishi Magna sedan, believed to...

Be aware of grassfire risk

THIS year’s CFA declared fire danger period will begin at 1am on Monday, December 14 in the City of Whittlesea. During a fire danger period there are changes to restrictions, meaning people cannot light a...

Looker steps down as ag society president

LONG-TIME Whittlesea Agricultural Society president Kate Looker has stepped down after 12 years as a committee member. Society senior vice president Erica Hawke thanked Ms Looker for her contributions as honourary treasurer, junior vice president,...

Barbecue serves as important reminder

MEMBER for McEwen Rob Mitchell visited Whittlesea Men’s Shed as part of the Prostate Cancer Foundation’s Big Aussie Barbie awareness campaign. Mr Mitchell and men’s shed members sat down to eat some sausages for lunch...

Health wins in budget

By Colin MacGillivray THE start of a new community hospital and school upgrades are among the big-ticket items for the City of Whittlesea in last week’s Victorian Budget. More than $66 million was set aside in...

Laurimar remains undefeated

By Jackson Russell LAURIMAR powered through to its third Mash Shield win from three matches with a seven-wicket win against Thomastown at home. Thomastown won the toss and elected to bat, but had a tough time...

Accommodation turnaround hopes after tough year

By Colin MacGillivray ACCOMMODATION providers across the north of the City of Whittlesea are hoping for a change of fortune as Victoria moves towards a COVID-normal summer. Accommodation services have been hard hit by the COVID-19...

Social housing a priority

By Colin MacGillivray CITY of Whittlesea administrators have identified three potential sites for new social housing developments as part of the State Government’s $5.3 billion Big Housing Build. Whittlesea was listed as a priority local government...

Hazel Glen College teacher wins state award

A DOREEN school teacher has been honoured as one of the state’s top educators at this year’s Victorian Education Excellence Awards. Hazel Glen College’s Mitch Crowley was named winner of the Excellence in Physical Education...

Centuries lead Power, Eagles to wins

Mernda is still winless in the Diamond Valley Cricket Association Money Shield after suffering a 68-run loss to Lalor Stars at home on Saturday. Lalor won the toss and elected to bat but was up...