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Road blitz hits the west

Several local roads are being targeted as part of a road maintenance blitz across the state. Member for Melton Steve McGhie said work crews were...

City wants progress on highway

A push to upgrade the Western Highway is gathering steam. Melton council’s Upgrade Western Highway campaign calls on the state and federal governments to upgrade...

Double delight for Hume

Melton motorists can rejoice as the opening of the Hume Drive expansion doubles the available lanes on the busy road. Work has finished on the...

Call to fix ‘dangerous’ intersection

Concerned residents, an MP and Wyndham council are calling for a “dangerous” Wyndham Vale intersection to be upgraded. The intersection, on the corner of Ballan...

Regional roads budget shake-up

Regional road upgrades across Victoria are the target of a $941 million state government package. Premier Daniel Andrews was in Ballan last Thursday to announce...

Motorcyclists dies in Melton South crash

A motorcyclist died in a collision at Melton South yesterday. Police said a white utility and a motorcycle were both travelling city-bound when they collided...

State pleads for deadly road to be fixed

The state government has called for VicRoads to fast-track works on Bacchus Marsh Road following the 10th fatality on the road in the past...

Hinch hits the road for Western Highway upgrades

On a 17-kilometre stretch of the Western Highway, where the road conditions are “clearly substandard”, you’d be forgiven for thinking you were driving through...

Melton police target rural roads

Extra police will be out on some of Melton’s highest risk rural roads as the highway patrol increases its efforts to target speeding drivers...

Trauma up, road deaths down on Melton roads

While fatalities on Melton roads have dropped significantly in the past three years, serious injury crashes have almost doubled, recent road data reveals. The Transport...

Call for freeway pedestrian crossing

A Brookfield resident says it’s only a matter of time before a pedestrian is killed on the Western Freeway. Geoff, who didn’t want his surname used,...

Plea for Diggers Rest-Bulla Road upgrade

Residents have echoed calls for a major upgrade of the road between Diggers Rest and Bulla, including the duplication of a dangerous, one-way bridge...

Funding confirmed for Halletts Way works

Construction on the long-awaited east-facing ramps and shared pedestrian path along Halletts Way is expected to start later this year with the state and...

Don’t be a holiday statistic, police warn

Police are expecting about a dozen people will be killed on Victoria’s roads between now and January 3. Melton police warned drivers not to become...

Council rejects call for Darley speed humps

Moorabool council has rejected a petition calling for speed humps in a Darley street with officers saying hoons may see the devices as a...

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Centrals building into season

Things are starting to come together for Melton Centrals in the Riddell District Netball League. After a slow start to the season, Centrals have started...

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