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Premier’s wife visits Romsey Primary School

Catherine Andrews joined Macedon MP Mary-Anne Thomas and dozens of grade 1 pupils for a special storytime in Romsey on Friday. The wife of Premier...

More ambulances bypassing Werribee Mercy

Ambulances have been forced to bypass Werribee Mercy Hospital’s emergency department more often over the past year due to a spike in demand. The recently...

Council rejects Champion Road apartment bid

Williamstown residents have applauded Hobsons Bay council’s rejection of a 39-dwelling, three-storey apartment block they said would create a “future slum”. Probus Built applied for...

Ice forums in Macedon Ranges

The Macedon Ranges are not immune to the effects of substance addition, the area’s top cop has warned ahead of a forum which will...

Housing won’t stop Romsey greyhound trainer

A Romsey greyhound trainer has been granted a 10-year permit to continue operating next door to land earmarked for the next stages of a...

Veteran cricketers in for a long innings

Golden oldies wearing baggy greens are spreading the word about cricket for seniors. Sunbury-Macedon Ranges over-60 cricketers Rex Bennett and David Cordy recently toured the...

Customers sold on Adam

When it comes to realty, there’s no room for fake pitches – that’s the core of Adam Sacco’s approach to the property game. The director...

Spring into Blue September to fight cancer

People are being urged to join the fight against men’s cancers as part of Blue September. Autobarn Sunbury’s Peter Ryan, Brodie Meddings and Catherine Greenaway...

News briefs

Fire stops play Basketball games were abandoned at Sunbury’s Boardman Reserve last Wednesday after a fallen powerline caused a small fire outside the stadium. Police...

Wide-eyed world of sports

Five young reporters from Salesian College Rupertswood are off to Samoa to cover the Commonwealth Youth Games. After close to a year of media training,...

Hanging Rock review no picnic

Macedon Ranges council has endorsed its submission to a state government review into the future of Hanging Rock, but not before two councillors slammed...

Nature’s healing plain to see

One of the Macedon Ranges’ most significant nature reserves will reopen eight months after a fire burnt close to 90 per cent of its...

‘Come home factor’ lifts property prices

Property experts say the ‘‘come home’’ factor is one reason Gisborne has led regional Victoria in price growth for four-bedroom houses. Latest Real Estate Institute...

Small business minister tours Sunbury CBD

New state Small Business Minister Phil Dalidarkis has joined Sunbury MP Josh Bull on a tour of the town’s CBD, including Evans and O’Shanassy...

Three arrested for growing cannabis in Sunbury

A man and two women have been charged as part of an operation targeting the cultivation of cannabis in Sunbury. Sunbury police, with the assistance...

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Women’s cricket booms in Lancefield

Lancefield Cricket Club’s women’s program is going from strength to strength, with the club planning to add another junior and senior women’s team for...