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Residents urged to take control of health

Experts have called for increased funding of health programs in the wake of a major report that reveals regional residents are living shorter lives...

Second wind for Woodend project

A community group behind plans for a stalled wind farm project near Woodend says the dream of a small-scale operation providing enough energy to...

Sunbury mum wins design award

A Sunbury woman who completed an advanced diploma of building design as a mature-age student has won a statewide competition. Melinda Sanz, who is continuing...

Idea to convert kinder to court waiting space

A Macedon Ranges councillor has suggested a kindergarten could be converted in order to ease waiting space problems at Kyneton Magistrates Court. Cr John Letchford...

Three arrested after teenager stabbed

Police have arrested three men following the alleged stabbing of a 17-year-old teenager in Melton yesterday. Police and emergency services were called to the Primary...

Sunbury market raises funds for MND

People can pick up a bargain and help raise money for research into motor neurone disease (MND) at a Sunbury market this Saturday. Held at...

Businesses get behind gala ball for Jack Ogilvie

Businesses have been quick to support a black-tie ball to help Hume councillor Jack Ogilvie recover from a severe stroke. More than $11,000 in goods...

$2.3m works to begin on Riddell Road

A $2.3 million project to improve safety on one of Sunbury’s busiest arterial roads should be completed by the end of the year. Sunbury MP...

Wallaby plan fails to win council approval

A critically endangered wallaby species could still be reintroduced to the Macedon Ranges despite a proposal for an enclosure at Black Hill Reserve failing...

Fewer residents sent final notices for unpaid rates

Most ratepayers in the Macedon Ranges are paying their rates in full and on time, with council data showing the number of ratepayers sent...

Region rates well in social services report

Most towns in Sunbury and the Macedon Ranges can be considered advantaged communities, according to a major national study. But the Dropping Off the Edge...

Health workers rally for marriage equality

A Macedon Ranges community health service has called on federal MPs to legalise same-sex marriage, saying the move would greatly improve the health of...

Planning amendments a public affair

Planning amendments covering Woodend, Kyneton and Riddells Creek will be sent to the planning minister for authorisation after being ticked off by Macedon Ranges...

Riddells Creek girl escapes attempted abduction

Detectives are investigating the attempted abduction of a 14-year-old girl Riddells Creek on Monday. The schoolgirl was walking along Amess Road when she was approached by...

Baby Guerilla’s latest mural highlights uni links

Prolific Footscray artist Baby Guerrilla explores notions of social connection in her latest giant paste-up for Victoria University. VU commissioned the renowned street artist to...

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Bramble grabs his opportunity

Sunbury Lions young gun Lachlan Bramble has come from nowhere to grab a spot on Hawthorn's AFL list for 2021. The Hawks announced this morning...