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Move to breathe new life into Sunbury family market

Organisers of a monthly family market believe its imminent shift into the heart of Sunbury will be good for the town. After extensive talks with...

Gisborne, Woodend SES join forces for a recruitment drive

Members of the Gisborne and Woodend SES units are more accustomed to answering calls for help than putting one out themselves. But the two units...

Macedon council adopts budget, environment plan

Rates for the average Macedon Ranges property owner will rise $50 after the council adopted its 2016-17 budget last Wednesday. The budget included an average...

Sunbury’s Bonnie Hanlon scoops Hume Arts award

There’s not one single moment that Sunbury’s Bonnie Hanlon can look back on and think “that’s when I became an artist”. “It’s just always been...

Polls heat up for Macedon Ranges mobile black spots

The bushfire-prone Macedon Ranges will be near the top of a mobile phone black spots priority list under a federal Labor government. MPs Lisa Chesters...

Sunbury farmer urges people to take more responsibility for their animals

A Sunbury farmer, who had to shoot a dog that was mauling his sheep, has urged people to take more responsibility for their animals. Dalrymple...

Government join calls to protect Sunbury’s historic site

Victoria University’s former Jacksons Hill campus at Sunbury is a step closer to being saved, with all three levels of government joining calls to...

Sunbury teens makes a splash at paintball centre this winter

A day-out at a paintball centre will give Sunbury teenagers a chance to have some fun and forget about Melbourne’s dreary winter weather during...

Weather photos: Snow, wind, hail – Victoria’s winter cold snap

Senior meteorologist Richard Carlyon said Friday’s weather will be the nastiest cold snap yet for this winter. “Some winters we don’t get cold snaps like...

Western suburbs braces for Friday cold snap

Winter is coming as a cold snap moves in on the western suburbs by Friday with temperatures set to plummet as low as seven...

Mosey lead singer Bridie Johnstone talks about her love for music

Mosey lead singer Bridie Johnstone tells Matt Crossman that music has always been a central part of her life.   What are your ties to the...

Still in it to win: Chris Jermyn

Embattled Liberal candidate Chris Jermyn insists he’s still in with a chance to win one of Australia’s most marginal seats when voters go to...

Council reform plan welcomed

Moves designed to improve transparency of local government chief executives’ pay and performance, and increase collaboration between councils and communities, have been welcomed in...

Plans for a new Kyneton Primary School get a big tick

Plans for a new Kyneton Primary School have been enthusiastically welcomed around town, with many prospective parents seeking meetings to talk about the design. Principal...

Sunbury’s Blue Light Disco hosts pajama party for kids

Hundreds of primary school-aged children will dress in their PJs well before bedtime for this Friday’s Sunbury Blue Light Disco. Spokeswoman Rose Le Guier says...

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Wedding out gorse

Pipers Creek Landcare recently partnered with the Victorian Gorse Taskforce (VGT) and Macedon Ranges council, to present a demonstration day on the control of...

Jets tough weekend