Whittlesea Review

Peaceful and picturesque

Sited on a landscaped 3516m2 (approx.) allotment with a sweeping view over the valley, this unique family home successfully incorporates a great liveable floorplan along with a timeless design and modern qualities. A ranch style...

Melbourne Victory visit Northern Hospital

NORTHERN Health patients, visitors and staff received a special visit from Melbourne Victory Football Club players last week. Victory players, forward Andrew Nabbout and midfielder Elvis Kamsoba, surprised some of Northern Health’s youngest patients in...

Church Street comes alive

FIVE years ago Terry and Elaine Mounteny decided to bring some Christmas cheer to Whittlesea with the Christmas on Church and Whittlesea Cruise night events. On Friday, the combined event will bring the town alive,...

Over and out

By Evelyn Leckie CITY of Whittlesea chief executive Simon Overland has taken indefinite leave from his leadership position, citing health and safety reasons. Mr Overland said his health and safety had been significantly affected due to...

Treasured volunteers

DOREEN volunteers were recognised for a total of 245 years of service to the Country Fire Authority. An award presentation honouring members with Service and National Award medals was at Doreen Fire Station on November...

Money spashed at Whittlesea Pool

Whittlesea Swim Centre is set to receive an overhaul with plans for an all-abilities play zone with water play features and an all-abilities accessible pool pod, with ramp and para-mobility mobile hoist. Fully-accessible change rooms,...

Whittlesea winless

By Jackson Russell After Hurstbridge set a large target on day one, Whittlesea wasn’t able to get the win in its two-day Diamond Valley Cricket Association Mash Shield match at home. Hurstbridge declared at 7/255 from...

Gambling harm focus

By Evelyn Leckie WHITTLESEA Community Connections has won over the State Government with their proposal to reduce gambling harm by providing alternative recreational activities for residents experiencing gambling issues. The group received $70,155 as part of...

Youth voice

YOUNG leaders will have a chance to advise City of Whittlesea councillors on youth-specific issues with the introduction of a new youth advisory committee. The City of Whittlesea Youth Advisory Committee will allow young people...

Sustainability move

By Evelyn Leckie MORE eateries in the City of Whittlesea are being encouraged to accept reusable containers from customers picking up their takeaway meals, as part of a council program to reduce single-use plastic. Whittlesea councillor...