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Celebration of sound and women

Almost 40 virtuosos will celebrate women in the arts in a series of sonic shows at the Meat Market in Melbourne over three days...

Bank boss pulls up stumps

The man who has guided the fortunes of Lancefield and Romsey community banks since the branches opened more than 15 years ago is pulling...

Dog breeders stage protest

  A Sunbury canine show became centre stage for a protest against state government changes to dog breeding laws last week. Sunbury Canine Club’s all-breed championship...

Petlovers hit the pavement for Paws in the Park

More than 200 dog lovers and their four-legged friends will take their walks together at Paws in the Park next week. Paws in the Park,...

Plate thefts on the rise

Number plate theft in the Macedon Ranges is on the rise and among the crimes “concerning local police”, according to their commander. Local Area Commander...

V/Line trains under threat again – MP Bernie Finn

  The government has rejected rumours that Sunbury’s V/Line services may be cut again. Speaking in State Parliament recently, Western Metropolitan MP Bernie Finn called for...

Blokes brush up for Movember

Men, and women, are doing their bit at Sunbury Community Health for men’s health month, now known as Movember. Diabetes educator Brea Redman-Smith has urged...

Mozziegeddon at the Mount

  Melbourne’s mosquito outbreak has hit hard in Hume and the Macedon Ranges, forcing farmers off tractors and sending residents running for cover. A dark, buzzing...

Six new faces on council

  The Macedon Ranges community has been successful in its campaign for a tree-change, with six new faces elected to council. Councillors elect were declared yesterday...

Macedon’s wine country gets a boost

The Victorian government is pouring money into the Macedon Ranges to help bolster its wine industry. Mount Towrong Vineyard will receive $20,000 from the state...

New dog laws target puppy breeders

Dog owners who find themselves with a litter of puppies to sell will have to register as a domestic animal business if proposed dog...

Water week grants for Macedon Ranges

Sunbury and Macedon Ranges schools and community groups will share garden grants totalling $18,000, thanks to Water Week. Nine schools and community groups each received...

Gisborne students to get new facilities

  Rundown buildings at Gisborne Secondary College will receive major works valued at $500,000 as part of a state school maintenance program. The college is one...

Gisborne actor called home

William Lee says he channeled a 17-year-old version of himself in his leading role in a new film. The 25-year-old Sydney-based actor plays bushranging gang...

Vandals damage Billy Thorpe memorial again

A memorial honouring the contribution of rocker Billy Thorpe to the Sunbury Pop Festival has been vandalised for the third time in recent years. A...

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New Woodend Station waiting room

A new waiting room was built at Woodend Railway Station, equipped with modern features and taking architectural inspiration from the station's heritage-listed building on...