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Kyneton student tests positive to COVID-19

A student at Sacred Heart College Kyneton has tested positive to coronavirus. The school was informed of the positive case earlier today and has been...

Millions for virus recovery

A recovery fund to support the community and local businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic has been approved as part of the Hume and...

Hard lockdown begins

Thousands of workers could be left without jobs after strict Stage 4 restrictions came into effect this week. On Sunday, Premier Daniel Andrews declared a...

Airfield plans clear for take-off

The long-awaited Kyneton Airfield Masterplan has received the tick of approval – minus plans to build a tourism hub and new private hangars. Councillors at...

Op shop helps shelters

Woodend's Sandy Howe is doing her bit to support the region's dedicated wildlife rescuers. Ms Howe has opened Wildlife Rescues Op Shop in Woodend,...

Function centre plan refused

Macedon Ranges councillors have knocked back a planning permit application to build a retail premises in an industrial zone in Woodend. The application proposed to...

Anger grows over toxic soil

Western Metropolitan MP Bernie Finn is throwing his support behind Sunbury residents in a bid to block a proposal to send toxic soil Sunbury’s...

Old house becomes new hub

A group of residents rallying to save an old house in Macedon have recevied a funding boost. Macedon and Mount Macedon Community House Group members...

Dig deep for Daffodil Day

The Cancer Council is encouraging Victorians to help fund cancer research by supporting this year's Daffodil Appeal. The appeal will take place throughout August, culminating...

SES training hub takes shape

The Sunbury SES has a new “state-of-the-art“ training room facility. A portable building was installed at the Sunbury headquarters last month, which will be used...

Tips for wearing masks around pets

Masks are the newest accessory residents are donning in a bid to help slow the spread of coronavirus. But the RSPCA is urging pet owners...

Shop local plea

As stage three stay-at-home restrictions become the new normal again for metropolitan Macedon Ranges residents, shopping local has never been more important. As the Macedon...

Hume COVID-19 tally tops 800

Hume’s coronavirus case tally has topped 800. The municipality has recorded 810 COVID-19 cases since the pandemic began, and there are currently 381 active cases. Hume...

Call for more specific virus data

Hume council is requesting specific information from the state government about the municipality's active coronavirus cases. The council agreed to write to Health Minister...

Local masks prove popular

Sunbury residents are masking up to help slow the spread of coronavirus, and business owner Sharyn Snook is encouraging residents to shop local. The...

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Kyneton student tests positive to COVID-19

A student at Sacred Heart College Kyneton has tested positive to coronavirus. The school was informed of the positive case earlier today and has been...