Whittlesea Review

New hospital a step closer

By Evelyn LeckieA NEW community hospital in Whittlesea is progressing, with Member for Yan Yean Danielle Green chairing a community consultation committee process in coming weeks.

Whittlesea Men’s Shed host gathering for community

WHITTLESEA Men’s Shed highlighted its important projects for the community to the Australian Men’s Shed Association at a barbeque last week.The gathering gave Australian Men’s Shed Association...

Council release WorkSafe bullying report

WHITTLESEA council has released to the public a WorkSafe report that indicates bullying policies and procedures at the City of Whittlesea are above board.WorkSafe attended council offices...

Mernda plans approved

PUBLIC pressure appears to have influenced a City of Whittlesea council meeting last week with two key Mernda projects progressing.Whittlesea councillors approved a planning application for Mernda...

Whittlesea girls join movement

Inspired by the 'This Girl Can Victoria' movement women in the City of Whittlesea are encouraging others not to be afraid of being active.Five women from different...

Community angry as council cancelled

by Evelyn LeckieFRUSTRATED community members confronted councillors at the City of Whittlesea’s first meeting of the year which was cancelled due to poor attendance.

Motivated mum brings floral joy to Doreen

TALENTED florist and hardworking single mum Melanie Woodyard always knew she wanted to own her own florist business one day.It was late last year when that dream...

Whittlesea celebrates community champions

by Evelyn LeckieA HISTORIAN, primary school teacher, model aeroplane teacher and CFA volunteer have received the top honours at the City of Whittlesea Australia Day awards.

Local musician inspires youth

DOREEN musician Bianca Mallouk is not only a talented singer, but a mentor for young people around the community.Ms Mallouk who goes by the stage name Honey Bee...

Call for an inclusive Australia Day

The Whittlesea Reconciliation Group (WRG) is calling for Whittlesea Council members to consider moving council’s Australia Day Celebrations to a different date.The community-based committee comprised of Aboriginal and...