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Sunbury Heights breakfast of champions

Sunbury is banding together to ensure students have a nutritious start to their day, to get the most out of their education. Free breakfast is...

Government vows to protect the ranges

  A pledge to protect the Macedon Ranges from the impacts of population growth has been hailed by some, and cautioned by others. Planning minister Richard...

Day crew cuts the wait

Sunbury Day Hospital has cut its waiting list and improved the turnover of patients needing day procedures, as Victorian hospitals continue to experience unprecedented...

Greens threaten to block Western Distributor

The Greens have threatened to join forces with the state opposition to scuttle the state government’s $5.5 billion Western Distributor unless more information is...

Road upgrades roll out

  A new design for Sunbury’s notorious Gap Road and Horne Street intersection is on the drawing board as the latest round of roads funding...

Farmers hatch plans for the future

When Benjamin Way hatched plans two years ago to move from Melbourne to the country and farm chickens, he had no idea what he...

Green light for soccer facility at Mosaic Reserve

  A state-of the art soccer facility will be built in Lalor thanks to a state government grant. Last week, the government announced that Whittlesea council...

Three Gisborne officers celebrate 40 years

Gisborne Senior Sergeant Paul Cliffe believes Victoria is a much tougher place now, compared to when he started on the beat 40 years ago. He...

Windfarm back on the agenda

A windfarm in the Macedon Ranges could be another step closer as lobby groups join a statewide conversation on the future of green energy...

New calls to fix Sunbury level crossing chaos

Hume councillors are being urged to push for the upgrade of a rail crossing that’s creating frequent traffic snarls and leading to risky behaviour...

Mixed results on Andrews government report card

The state government has been handed some poor marks in a post-election report card from the Sunbury Residents Association (SRA). But Sunbury Labor MP Josh...

Minister dodges Sunbury V/Line issue

V/Line services to Sunbury were “the elephant in the room”, a state Coalition MP told a public transport community forum last week. Public Transport Victoria...

Minister concedes work needed on planned burns

It wasn’t quite the unreserved apology residents had been hoping for, but Environment Minister Lisa Neville has admitted that planning for prescribed burns has...

Small business minister tours Sunbury CBD

New state Small Business Minister Phil Dalidarkis has joined Sunbury MP Josh Bull on a tour of the town’s CBD, including Evans and O’Shanassy...

Schools share in extra maintenance funding

Sunbury and Macedon Ranges school classrooms, gyms, canteens and art areas will be upgraded, with the region’s state schools to share more than $1.81 million...

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New Woodend Station waiting room

A new waiting room was built at Woodend Railway Station, equipped with modern features and taking architectural inspiration from the station's heritage-listed building on...