Whittlesea Review

Wollert ‘super lots’ proposal rejected

A PLANNING permit application for the development of four ‘super lots’ on Bindts Road, Wollert has been rejected by the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal. Dahua Epping Development Pty Ltd challenged the City of Whittlesea...

South Morang school crossing supervisor hit by car in Epping

GREENSBOROUGH Highway Patrol officers have appealed for a hit-and-run driver who struck a school crossing guard in Epping on Monday to come forward. At about 9am on Monday morning the crossing guard, a 58-year-old South...

Mentor program to help develop youth

A YOUTH mentorship program implemented at schools Australia-wide has proved a success, according to Whittlesea Secondary College wellbeing team member Stephen Macpherson. The Raise Youth Mentoring program is a youth mentoring movement aiming to impact...

Farm zone land dispute

By Aleksandra Bliszczyk A BOLD new planning proposal aimed at preserving agricultural land on Melbourne’s fringes has been met with criticism from some Victorian farmers. In a move to manage subdivision, overdevelopment and land speculation, the...

Whittlesea students support bread tag blitz

By Colin MacGillivray THE Whittlesea township has embraced the power of recycling to help make a difference to the lives of people with disabilities. Students and families from Whittlesea Primary School, St Mary’s Parish Primary School...

New space and renewed energy for Probus club

By Aleksandra Bliszczyk MEMBERS of the Combined Probus Club of Whittlesea Inc met in person earlier this month for the first time in almost a year, after lockdown halted its regular agenda in March 2020. As...

Feeding into city’s plans

By Aleksandra Bliszczyk BETTER lighting on roads and paths, separate bike lanes, more education and employment opportunities for young people, and introduction of a cat curfew to protect native fauna were among key issues raised...

Vital clash for Whittlesea cricketers

WHITTLESEA faces a do-or-die clash with South Morang in Diamond Valley Cricket Association’s Mash Shield on Saturday after a big win against Thomastown at the weekend. Entering the season’s final round, the Eagles have a...

Cricket cancelled due to COVID lockdown

CRICKET matches across the Mitchell, Whittlesea and Macedon Ranges regions were cancelled at the weekend as COVID-19 lockdown measures came into place across Victoria. The State Government’s decision to impose a lockdown meant no community...

Youth focus for Eagles

By Colin MacGillivray WHITTLESEA senior coach Blair Harvey believes a youth-focused recruiting campaign has set the Eagles up for sustained success as they prepare for the 2021 Northern Football League season. The Eagles were not idle...