Whittlesea Review

Mary-Anne’s commitment to Macedon

By Brooke HaffendenMEMBER for Macedon Mary-Anne Thomas this week looked back on her time in Government and her commitments to the Macedon Ranges electorate over the past three years.“It’s gone incredibly quickly but in...

Fireworks at meeting

CITY of Whittlesea Mayor, Cr Kris Pavlidis has had her leadership called into question following last week’s council meeting which saw two councillors removed from the chambers and another two walk out.In the first...

Station is open

POLICE numbers have been bolstered with the opening of the new Mernda Police Station. Minister for Police Lisa Neville and Member for Yan Yean Danielle Green met with Superintendent Tim Hansen on Sunday, November 19...

Levelling the playing field

Two of the biggest names in women’s cricket, Ellyse Perry and Meg Lanning, are getting back to their roots in local cricket and calling on clubs to apply for a 2018 CommBank Cricket Club...

Criminal afoot

A 43-YEAR-OLD Mernda man with a penchant for work boots was arrested and charged last week with theft and handling stolen goods.Police arrested the man on Monday afternoon, November 13 following an appeal by...

Food trucks roll into Mernda

THE Food Truck Festival is heading to Mernda for a brand new five-day event this week. Featuring some of Melbourne’s best food trucks, craft beer bar, entertainment and artist markets, the Food Truck Festival will...

New mayor for Whittlesea

SOUTH West Ward’s Cr Kris Pavlidis has been elected as the new City of Whittlesea Mayor, with Whittlesea’s youngest-ever councillor Emilia Lisa Sterjova elected as deputy mayor.Both councillors were elected on Thursday night, November...

It’s showtime

One of Victoria’s largest and most popular regional agricultural shows, the annual Whittlesea Show will see a crowd of approximately 50,000 attend over both days.With more than 70 free activities and entertainment, there’s nothing...
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Advocate for change

New North Ward councillor Tom Joseph was sworn in at an official ceremony last Tuesday, October 10.Following the signing of the Councillor Code of Conduct, Cr Joseph addressed the room.Acknowledging the remarkable life of...

Whittlesea backs farmers

WHITTLESEA Council has thrown its support behind local farmers by significantly increasing rate discount for farms. Offering a special ‘farm rate’ since the early 1980s, council voted to increase the discount from 15 per cent...