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Community kitchen marks three years

Volunteers at Sunbury Neighbourhood Kitchen served hot meals to just four people when the service started three years ago. They now feed about 170...

Veteran councillor to step down

“Everything must come to an end – and this is my end.” These were the sentiments of Jacksons Creek ward councillor Jack Ogilvie when last...

Wild weather floods the Ranges

Kyneton was drenched with more than 100 millimetres of rain as burst river banks caused flooding across the Macedon Ranges during last week’s wild...

Quirky characters about town

There will be some quirky characters popping up in coming weeks in the lead-up to the Lancefield Agricultural Show. Families are being encouraged to get...

Calling all creative crafters

Sunbury craft folk have had their work cut out for them preparing for the upcoming CraftZone Expo and community connection day. The Sunbury Craft Group...

Sunbury sports clubs delight plan progress

Sunbury’s sports community is thrilled upgrades to their home grounds at John McMahon Reserve are on track to go ahead. Hume council last week endorsed...

Permit row leaves a sting

Two Malmsbury beekeepers are packing up their hives and leaving town because of a long running dispute with Macedon Ranges council. Malmsbury Honey business partners...

Renewed calls for equine centre

The push is on again to get an equine centre up and running in the Macedon Ranges. Upper House Liberal MP Wendy Lovell has called...

Water safety for Sunbury swimmers

You’re never too old to learn how to swim and be safe in the water – that’s the message to Sunbury landlubbers with the...

Mega talent for Megafauna Festival

Visitors to Lancefield’s Megafauna Festival will be able to pick the brain of environmentalist and climate change expert Tim Flannery about the town’s prehistoric...

No bang for bucks, says Macedon Ranges residents

Macedon Ranges Residents Association wants more bang for their buck after it was revealed property owners pay some of the highest rates in the...

Hume councillor under fire for posts

  Hume’s mayor fears that a series of racially inflammatory social media posts by a fellow councillor could undo years of work towards a culturally...

Melton telehealth trial reduces hospitalisations

Melton and Moorabool residents suffering from chronic health conditions have taken part in an Australian-first trial to monitor their health remotely. The telehealth trial, which...

Lantern Festival to light up Footscray

Footscray will shine brightly in a celebration of Vietnamese settlement in Australia when the Lantern Festival lights up Leeds Street from noon-7pm on September...

My place: Suzanne McDonnell

What’s your connection to the Macedon Ranges?   I live near Malmsbury.   How long have you lived in the region?   Nearly 25 years. We moved here from St...

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Grants open for Children’s Week events

A week of free community events is coming as the state government looks to celebrate Children’s Week later this year. Eligible organisations are encouraged to...

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