Whittlesea Review

Mill Park Leisure redevelopment fully open after a year of lockdown delays

The aquatic area at the redeveloped Mill Park Leisure has opened, completing the $25 million centre’s staggered opening after lockdown delays. The centre now features four new and upgraded pools including a 25-metre lap pool,...

66 sports clubs across north central region receive COVID-cancellation grant

A total of 66 sporting clubs and community groups across the region have received financial support to recover from the financial hit that occurred due to recent COVID-19 restrictions. The State Government’s Sporting Club Grants...

What are dry stone walls and why are they protected in the City of...

By Aleksandra Bliszczyk The City of Whittlesea is home to kilometres of some of the oldest dry stone walls in the country that date back to the mid 1800s, and are protected under council’s planning...

Northern Football League results: Whittlesea plays better than record suggests

By Colin MacGillivray WHITTLESEA football coach Blair Harvey has challenged his side to put more wins on the board in the second half of the Northern Football Netball League season after another hard-fought but ultimately...

Doreen CFA captain retires with medal and truck after 11 years of volunteer leadership

By Aleksandra Bliszczyk Doreen Country Fire Authority captain Chris Maries was awarded a brigade lifetime membership medal at a ceremony on Sunday to mark his retirement after 11 years of volunteer leadership. CFA chief executive Natalie...

More than 100 trees cut down in Laurimar despite resident opposition

By Colin MacGillivray A DOREEN man has voiced his disappointment at the removal of more than 100 trees in the Laurimar estate, claiming the City of Whittlesea went overboard with its program. Geebung Place resident Paul...

Hume Anglican Grammar announces new Kalkallo campus

By Aleksandra Bliszczyk Hume Anglican Grammar has announced its third campus will open in Kalkallo in time for term one in 2023. The private primary school will be located within the Stockland Cloverton development – one...

Riddell League results: Tigers’ tremendous wins

By Colin MacGillivray LANCEFIELD coach Tom Waters believes his side has laid a platform for improvement in the second half of the Riddell District Football Netball League season after earning its second victory of the...

Mickleham quarantine facility confirmed, MP slams delay

By Colin MacGillivray MEMBER for McEwen Rob Mitchell has accused the Federal Government of a lack of urgency in dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic after it took until last week to confirm a quarantine facility...

Whittlesea Bowls Club donates 250 meals to residents affected by lockdowns or storms

By Aleksandra Bliszczyk Whittlesea Bowls Club made and donated 250 meals to residents who had lost their incomes or been affected by greater Melbourne’s lockdown. Unexpectedly, the meal drive on June 10 came a day after...