Whittlesea Review

Little girl’s tough battle

By Steph McNicol The support of the Whittlesea community is a shining light in the Leukaemia battle facing five-year-old Alexis Davies. After enduring months of hospital visits for her daughter, mother Kirrily Payne is overwhelmed...

Corrections funding help with healing

By Evelyn Leckie The State Government will pour $440,000 into a Mernda-based residential diversion program for Aboriginal male offenders who have been convicted of family violence offences. Minister for Corrections Ben Carroll announced the funding for...

Whittlesea ready for finals

By Jackson Russell Whittlesea closed its Northern Football Netball League division two season on the right note with a 74-point win over Watsonia, but it wasn’t enough for the Eagles to nab the top...

Laurimar falls to Panton Hill

By Jackson Russell Laurimar suffered its third loss in four weeks, going down to Panton Hill by eight points in a back and forth semi-final on Saturday. Playing at Whittlesea Showgrounds, the Power started well,...

Mental health boost

Residents in the southern part of the Murrindindi Shire will be able to continue accessing mental health services in Melbourne and the Goulburn Valley. Member for Yan Yean Danielle Green announced last week the catchment...

Power surge before finals

Laurimar are just one win away from the Northern Football Netball League division three minor premiership after a 59-point win over rival Mernda. Wet and wild conditions prevailed for much of the local derby, but...

SES volunteers valued

State Emergency Services controller Gary Doorbar’s long-standing service with Whittlesea SES unit has been recognised with a long-service medal. The Whittlesea unit was also recognised for its outstanding commitment to the community. Mr Doorbar...

Whittlesea Pacers winless at weekend

By Jackson Russell Whittlesea Pacers lost all three of their Big V games at the weekend. The Pacers’ men opened the weekend with an 82-62 loss to Latrobe City Energy at home which coach Brian Vaughns...

Lucky 13 for Laurimar

By Jackson Russell Laurimar’s perfect record remains intact after 17-point win over Heidelberg West on Saturday. The Power are still on top of the Northern Football Netball League division three ladder with a 13-0 record, three...

Eagles close in on top spot

By Jackson Russell Whittlesea’s run to the top of the ladder continued with a 44-point away win over St Mary’s on Saturday. The Eagles are now second of the NFNL division two ladder, behind Banyule only...