Whittlesea Review

Funding boost for breast screening services in the City of Whittlesea

The City of Whittlesea will be one of eight new permanent BreastScreen Victoria locations, allowing greater access to preventative breast scans and specialist treatment to find cancer early. Other locations where a new BreastScreen Victoria...

Whittlesea show financially fragile

By Courtney Black The City of Whittlesea has proposed funding the Whittlesea Show, but show organisers say it won’t be enough to overcome two years of cancellations. Due to the financial impact of cancelling the 2020...

Police hunt after Wollert ramming

GREENSBOROUGH Highway Patrol members are appealing for witnesses after a traffic camera vehicle was deliberately rammed in Wollert on Monday morning. An unknown four-wheel drive crashed numerous times into the speed camera vehicle, which was...

Whittlesea Community Connections seeking volunteer drivers

Whittlesea Community Connections is seeking volunteer drivers to assist with transporting community members. The Whittlesea Community Transport Service is a volunteer-based service aimed at helping people aged 65 and older travel around their area, often...

Brumby activists call for a stop to shooting

By Max Davies Brumby activist across Victoria are calling for a change, with the State Government intending to eradicate hundreds of wild horses in the Alpine and Barmah national parks. About 500 brumbies currently live in...

Lookouts to become a feature along new Plenty Gorge trail

A new trail through Plenty Gorge Park will see the installation of five new lookouts along Plenty River after a $19.3 State Government commitment was announced last week. Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change...

Whittlesea man fined $2000 for a cigarette

A Whittlesea man has paid nearly $2000 in fines and costs after throwing a burning cigarette butt into a South Morang car park earlier this year. The man was fined $300 by a magistrate and...

City of Whittlesea volunteers recognised in Queen’s Birthday honours

By Max Davies Four City of Whittlesea residents have been recognised for contributions to their communities as part of the 2022 Queen’s Birthday Honours List. A total of 992 Australians were announced as part of the...

Police target Mitchell Shire, Whittlesea driving offences in Operation Regal

VICTORIA Police will conduct Operation Regal for four days during the Queen’s Birthday weekend, aiming to reduce road trauma across the state. Police from highway patrol and uniform stations across Victoria will provide a visible...

Shop local program is here for City of Whittlesea

A program encouraging people in the City of Whittlesea to buy from businesses from across the municipality will include an offer of a 25 per cent rebate on eligible purchases. Council launched the program on...