Whittlesea Review

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,...

Teens ‘mugged’ before basketball

WHITTLESEA City Basketball Association has urged its members to be careful after two teenagers were 'mugged' on their way to the basketball stadium. The organisation revealed the police were formally dealing with the matter. In a...

Pokies play Whittlesea

CITY of Whittlesea Mayor Kris Pavlidis has joined mayors from five other metropolitan councils to publicly launch The Alliance for Gambling Reform’s policies. The Alliance, formed by Tim Costello, wants maximum $1 bets at poker...

Seniors park officially opens

A SENIORS group in Mernda is calling on the City of Whittlesea to expand their seniors’ exercise park program through the region. The calls come off the back of the City of Whittlesea’s announcement a...

Severe weather warning issued

THE Bureau of Meteorology has issued a severe weather warning for people in the North Central, Central and South West districts as a cold front creates damaging winds across the state. North to north-westerly winds...

Local woman’s Pick My Project appeal

by Joshua Wells A MERNDA mum has said she found it ‘hard to believe’ the council wouldn’t support her Pick My Project campaign to have public toilets installed at the Mernda Villages Estate parks. Resident Belinda...

Karting in Wollert?

by Joshua Wells THE Ultimate Karting Experience (TUKE) has had a ‘productive’ meeting with officers from the City of Whittlesea as the embattled organisation fights to keep its doors open past August. While nothing is set...

Jaws dropping affair

by Joshua Wells WITH the advent of the internet, urban myths are quickly debunked and corrected almost instantly but despite this, the ‘Mernda Back Beach’ has gained considerable traction on social media. After taking a ‘stroll’...

Slow Down!

by Joshua Wells A WOMAN and her kids were almost hit by a car that was overtaking another vehicle while both were driving through a pedestrian crossing right next to a children’s park in Mernda. The...

A City with a plan

THE City of Whittlesea has formally adopted its 2018/19 budget following a special council meeting on Tuesday, June 3 after a failed rescission motion. The motion was submitted by Cr Ricky Kirkham citing concerns with...