Whittlesea Review

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...

Harvey returns to the nest

By Jackson Russell Whittlesea coach Blair Harvey has re-signed for the 2021 season as the Eagles return to the Northern Football Netball League’s top flight. Harvey’s commitment to the club comes as 19 of its 22...

Shaping Whittlesea

By Colin MacGillivray WHITTLESEA residents can help create a vision for the town’s next two decades with input on a draft Whittlesea Township Strategy. The township strategy will serve as an overarching framework guiding decision-making in...

Witness appeal for Wollert fatality

By Colin MacGillivray GREENSBOROUGH Highway Patrol officers are investigating a crash in Wollert that left a 17-year-old Epping boy dead on Sunday morning. Investigators believe the unlicensed boy was driving a Toyota van that left Bindts...

Business support a priority

By Colin MacGillivray THE City of Whittlesea has flagged helping businesses recover from the financial effects of the COVID-19 pandemic as a priority in the coming months. With easing State Government restrictions providing more opportunities for...

Petition to keep Masons Road open

MORE than 100 City of Whittlesea residents have signed a petition requesting council reconsider the potential closure of Masons Road in Mernda and Wollert. Council conducted a trial of Masons Road as a one-way road...