Speedsters warned to slow down

Police say motorists are failing to slow down to 50kph on the approach to Chewton.
Police say motorists are failing to slow down to 50kph on the approach to Chewton.

Chewton residents have flagged concerns with local police about countless motorists flagrantly ignoring the 50 kph speed limit through the township.
Castlemaine Police say they have received complaints from multiple Chewton residents about motorists failing to slow down when they encounter the 50 kph speed signs just past Golden Point Road intersection and hooning through the sweeping bends through the township. As a result police will be increasing their presence in the region. See today’s Mail for the full story.

Editor of the Castlemaine Mail newspaper and senior journalist on our sister paper the Midland Express. Over the last 24 years Lisa been proudly reporting news in the Mount Alexander and Macedon Ranges communities.