Whittlesea Review

Blues for country music festival

THE City of Whittlesea will cease their yearly $70,000 contribution to Whittlesea Country Music Festival after voting to introduce a competitive community events program to support outdoor community cultural events.

Recycling robot recognised

CITY of Whittlesea students have won a state-wide award for creating a walking school bus robot - an invention that walks students to school and collects organic and food wastefor the...

Sweet 35 years for lollipop lady

School crossing supervisor Val Bickerton has been helping students in Whittlesea cross the road safely since 1983 in rain, hail and shine.The Eden Park resident celebrated 35...

Tough ask for Laurimar in decider

By Jackson RussellLAURIMAR Cricket Club is facing an uphill battle after day one of its Diamond Valley Cricket Association Mash Shield grand final against Research Eltham Collegians.

Big step up for Pacers

By Jackson RussellWHITTLESEA Pacers’ women were unable to get the win in their first Big V State Basketball Championship game, going down to McKinnon Cougars 84-67 at home.

Whittlesea’s rushed preparation costly

By Jackson RussellWHITTLESEA Pacers’ men started off the new Big V Division One basketball season with a 93-79 loss to Shepparton Gators at home on Saturday night.

Plans for Aboriginal gathering place

By Evelyn LeckieAN Aboriginal gathering place is high on the agenda for Whittlesea Reconciliation Group in addressing the needs of Aboriginal people in the community.

SKM Recycling Update

City of Whittlesea continues to be forced to send recycling to landfill as SKM still hasn't reopened its Coolaroo site.The council announced last week that it hoped...

Federal Government urged to continue kindergarten funding

The City of Whittlesea fear families could be out of pocket $2000 a child unless the Federal Government commits to fund kindergartens on an ongoing basis.In the...

Whittlesea council to re-think Mernda pool budget

By Evelyn LeckieRESIDENTS have applied pressure on the CIty of Whittlesea with the ‘Extend the Mernda Pool Campaign’ causing councillors to re-think the proposed 25-metre pool at Mernda...