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Childcare worker wins award

Children in Margaret Walla’s care are in good hands. The Woodend family day care educator was a regional winner in this year’s Excellence in Family...

Crime continues to soar in Sunbury

  Drug offences and breaches of court orders are behind a massive 77 per cent annual spike in Sunbury’s crime rate. Data released by the Crime Statistics...

Dog owners warned to check for ticks

Dog owners in Sunbury and the Macedon Ranges are being warned to protect their pets from paralysis ticks moving into the warmer months. Australia’s paralysis...

Angling club looking for new fish

The Sunbury Angling Club is casting a wide net in the hope its coming family day will lure new members. Committee member Greg Golding and...

Macedon Ranges burn restrictions lifted on small blocks

Burning-off restrictions have been lifted for land parcels below 4000 square metres in the Macedon Ranges to assist residents in getting fire ready. Macedon Ranges...

‘Legend’ status for Djerriwarrh Community and Education

A Melton community service has been recognised for its legendary commitment to engaging and educating local residents. Djerriwarrh Community and Education Services were awarded the...

Lawrence Camenzuli: local with big heart

Lawrence Camenzuli isn’t the type of person who can say no. So, when the Heart Foundation asked Mr Camenzuli to donate his time, he...

A piece of heritage up for sale

In the peak-of-spring flush that brings the best of Mount Macedon’s available properties on to the market, Sefton is undoubtedly this season’s star attraction. And...

Election race is on for Hume and Macedon Ranges councils

  The race is on in Hume and Macedon Ranges which have attracted big fields of candidates for next month’s council elections. There are 14 nominations...

Oo Roo from Teldorado

Macedon Ranges’ ultimate blokey backyard is no longer open to the public, but money raised by its owner, Terry Moore, will have a lasting...

Flexiride arrives in Romsey

  Woodend’s new bus service will hit the streets next week. Flexiride buses will finally be rolled out from Monday (October 3) following a long-running campaign...

Let them eat cake!

Woodend bakers will have their cake and eat it, too, at an upcoming community fundraiser. The local Red Cross branch will host its annual Big...

Call for a sky road in Sunbury

  Traffic congestion in Sunbury has sparked a call for a “sky road” by Liberal MP Bernie Finn. The Bulla-based western metropolitan MP wants a third...

Business women take it to the next level

Sunbury’s Women in Business Dinner will have something of a fashion-and-finance vibe this year. Bendigo Bank’s Coral Simmons and the fashionistas from Sunbury’s Elusive Style...

Never too old to get on ya bike

You’re never too old to learn a new skill … that’s the message from Macedon Ranges resident Trish McNamara. Ms McNamara took up cycling lessons...

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Park future causes upset

Macedon Ranges residents are speaking out against a council plan for Stanley Park, saying it inhibits public enjoyment of the park, which was the...