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Act now to prevent wasp plague

Macedon Ranges residents are being urged to act now and help prevent a repeat of a wasp problem which made many outdoor get-togethers a...

School bush garden to stregthen Aboriginal ties

Pupils of Altona Meadows Primary School have planted a bush garden in a bid to strengthen ties between Aboriginal students and the local Indigenous...

Students on mission to eradicate education diadvantage

Sophia D’Ambra is on a mission to eradicate education disadvantage, starting with Melton Secondary College. Ms D’Ambra is a Teach for Australia (TFA) associate on...

Train group urges commuters to sign petition

A Sunbury group fighting to keep metro and rural train services is urging commuters to sign a petition ahead of its meeting with Transport...

Man dies after car hits tree in Hesket

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man died in a car crash in Hesket on Tuesday morning. They said the man was travelling on...

WWI centenary statue unveiled at Gisborne

Commemorations marking the centenary of World War I were taken to another level at Gisborne, where a life-sized bronze statue of a soldier was...

Sunbury SES gets equipment boost

Sunbury’s growing SES unit will be better able to respond to road crashes, storms and missing persons following the delivery of new equipment. Through this...

MP wants expenses reviewed

Bendigo Labor MP Lisa Chesters has called for a full review of federal politicians’ work expenses in the wake of the latest entitlement scandals. Ms...

Rising star Jade Dunne off to Pacific Games

A sharpshooting Sunbury basketballer is making history, and she hasn’t even reached her teens. Jade Dunne (pictured) has been selected to represent Victoria at the...

Outdated school uniforms help children in Africa

What was initially seen as a great problem for Sunbury’s Red Rock Christian College turned into a chance to make a lasting difference. Wanting to...

Premier visits Sunbury and Kyneton colleges

Premier Daniel Andrews visited Sunbury College today, to announce funding for a new wellbeing support service that is expected to play a crucial role...

Youth justice centre with a focus on the future

Authorities believe a $46 million upgrade at Malmsbury’s youth justice centre gives young offenders somewhere to lay the foundations of new lives, rather than...

Pokies spending continues to rise

Almost $20 million was pumped into poker machines in Sunbury last financial year. New Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation figures reveal losses on...

Keeping Nepal in focus

Screenings organised by a Woodend filmmaker, who worked with Sir Edmund Hillary, have helped raise almost $35,000 to rebuild classrooms at an impoverished school...

Police hose-down kidnap rumours

Police have urged Macedon Ranges residents not to believe rumours circulating on social media as they continue to investigate the attempted abduction of a...

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School’s back – but not as you know it

School is officially back in for Sunbury and Macedon Ranges students after nearly two months of home learning. Grade prep, one and two pupils and...

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