Whittlesea Review

Whittlesea councillor request denied

by Jackson Russell CITY of Whittlesea councillors have rejected Cr Mary Lalios’ request for a leave of absence following an alleged bully complaint made against CEO Simon Overland. Cr Lalios took offence to an email sent...

Pallets into beautiful things

THE Whittlesea Community House is running a free workshop addressing the humble pallet. The possibilities for the humble pallet are endless as the workshop will prove as participants work on some simple projects to really...

Safety upgrade for Whittlesea intersection

THE Wallan Road intersection in Whittlesea is receiving its much-needed safety upgrade with works commencing last week. The $2.9 million upgrade to the intersection of Plenty Road and Wallan Road will see traffic lights installed...

BREAKING: Car stolen containing baby

UPDATE: Police have released images of the man police believe can assist with their enquiries.POLICE are currently searching for an offender who stole a car containing an eight-week-old baby this morning (August 31).Investigators have...

Mernda hits the rails

THE Mernda Rail extension, complete with three new stations, opened for passengers last Sunday — six months ahead of schedule. The $600 million rail extension with three new stations at Mernda, Hawkstowe and Middle Gorge...

Sun sets on dodgy clauses

VICTORIANS will be protected from the sunset clause if they choose to buy off-the-plan following a historic announcement last week. The state government will make changes to the infamous sunset clause in the Sale of...

Pokies push goes up a gear

THE Pokies Play You Campaign has gone up another notch with signs showing up around the City of Whittlesea. The council's push to make everyone aware of the struggles of pokie addiction includes the signs...

Lobed needle grass hurting farmers: council

The City of Whittlesea has backed farmers' calls to reinstate a lobed needle grass eradication program. Lobed needle grass, a state prohibited weed, is posing significant threat to the livelihood of farmers in the City...

Finding the H.E.A.R.T

THE Whittlesea Healthy, Energetic, Active, Relaxed and Together (HEART) project has been shortlisted in the Pick My Project initiative. Project Applicant Kerry Clarke, who applied for $200,000, is set on driving healthy habits in the...

Whittlesea backs refugees

THE City of Whittlesea will take a stand against the federal government after passing an urgent business item about supporting refugees. Mayor, Cr Kris Pavlidis, who  doubles as the Ethnic Communities Council of Victoria chairperson,...