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State budget brings money for Brimbank schools and roads

One of the big-ticket items in last week’s state budget for Brimbank residents is $23 million...

Hume to get more cops

Hume will gain 36 additional police officers in the next few weeks, but it is unknown how many will be allocated to Sunbury. The new...

How Sunbury and Macedon Ranges benefit from the state budget

Sunbury and Macedon Ranges schools are the main beneficiaries from the 2017/18 state budget. Sunbury Downs Secondary College will receive $3.9 million for much-needed upgrades. Primary...

Gisborne to get an Aldi supermarket

A plan to open an Aldi supermarket in Gisborne has been given the green light. Macedon Ranges councillors last week approved the company’s planning permit...

Volunteers to a tea

A morning tea celebrating the many dedicated volunteers of Wyndham will be held next week. Wyndham council will host the free event in Werribee on...

Meet Deborah Mullins

Photographic artist Deborah Mullins uses the region's landscape as her muse, particularly her own four-acre property, Hesket Farm. She speaks with Serena Seyfort.     What’s...

Macedon Ranges Spinners and Fibre Group’s annual exhibition and sales

In preparation for Mother’s Day and winter weather, Macedon Ranges Spinners and Fibre Group is holding its annual exhibition and sales on May 6...

East Sunbury’s tough mudder returns

Tough mudder for kids is back in East Sunbury for its third year – the biggest and muddiest yet. East Sunbury Sporting Group’s obstacle course...

Melton, Moorabool drivers urged to watch for animals

With winter approaching, Melton and Moorabool drivers are being urged to be extra vigilant on the roads. According to AAMI, there were more than 70...

State dials up phone reception

High-tech gadgetry will be used to help improve mobile phone coverage on the Regional Rail Link from next year. Last week the state government, Telstra,...

Avid knitters wanted: Melton council

Wanted – avid knitters. Donations of 500 knitted items are being sought from across Melton to help keep people warm this winter. Knitters are being asked...

End for politicians age of ‘entitlement’

State politicians could be forced to pay back wrongly claimed entitlements and second residence allowances could be capped in a bid to stamp out...

Council’s pet project

Macedon Ranges council wants feedback on whether putting cats on nightly curfews and giving dogs off-lead parks will help cut the numbers of lost...

Long hair for a good cause

Sunbury's Zach Albrecht is known for his red curly head, so when he doesn't have it he's unrecognisable. The teenager previously shaved his head and raised...

Sex crime on the rise

Sexual offences and breaches of court orders were big drivers behind a recent crime spike across the Macedon Ranges. New Crime Statistics Agency data released...

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Community Calendar

Sunbury Seniors Sunbury Seniors (55 or older) meets on Mondays and Fridays from 10am–3pm. The group is temporarily relocating to 531 Elizabeth Drive, Sunbury. A...

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