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Health & lifestyle: Season with health

Herbs and spices add flavour, colour and fragrance to meals – but many have great health traits as well. Three spices that are rich in medicinal properties and commonly found in Australian pantries are turmeric, ginger and cinnamon.

My Place: Robert Renton

Robert Renton was named Macedon Ranges Citizen of the Year on Australia Day for his work as a pension and welfare officer. The Kyneton...

My Place: Jimmy O’Hare

During a trip to Cambodia, Jimmy O'Hare was inspired to support the Cambodian Kids Foundation through music. The Gisborne resident chats with Jessica Micallef...

A market just for junior

Mums and bubs are being invited to shop and play at a new market. Mummy’s Little Treasures Baby and Kids Market is coming to Macedon...

Find a furry new friend

Four-legged friends and fin-tailed creatures will descend on PETstock Sunbury and Gisborne stores. The stores are taking part in the fifth annual National Pet Adoption...

Ready, set, swim

Children are making a big splash during the Gisborne Aquatic Centre’s summer holiday fun times. The centre offers a school holiday learn-to-swim program for children...

Sands of time stand still

Fluttering fairies and magical mushrooms have taken up residence in Riddells Creek. The Enchanted Forest Sand Sculpting Exhibition showcases sculptures, each handcrafted from 30 tonnes...

Dogs pass the sniff test

Hanging Rock has become the latest hangout for dogs. Four-legged friends were used by La Trobe University Bendigo researchers to find evidence of greater gliders...

My Place

Una Mitchell enjoys a good hike and loves what the country life has to offer. The Newham resident chats with Jessica Micallef about her...

Screaming success

A Kyneton fashion designer’s bold creations graced the catwalk at Kangan Institute’s end of year fashion show. Neil Harvey, 25, was awarded best runway collection...

Art a journey of healing for Melissa Pym

Art has been a lifelong passion for Melissa Pym – and she’s hoping her art will help her healing journey. She was diagnosed in 2014...

See a new success

Sunbury Community Health’s BoilOver inclusive performance ensemble will be the centre of attention during its Into-Me-See stage show. BoilOver presents unique and innovative performances that...

Aaron hits the right note

At only nine years of age, Sunbury’s Aaron David is already a seasoned performer. The singer, dancer and actor has appeared in musicals including Kinky...

MY PLACE

What is your connection with the Sunbury and Macedon Ranges area? I have a lifelong connection with the area. I spent my childhood at Mount...

College set to ‘show off’

Sunbury College students will strut their stuff in the Show Off 2018 exhibition and fashion parade. Audiences will be treated to an array of visual...

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Aged care closure ‘taking a toll’

Aged care residents are no longer allowed visits from their families and social distancing measures have been put in place in response to the...