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Bringing out the “Awe in Awetism” month

Riddells Creek mum Lauren Boland wants her son Jarvis to know that there’s nothing he can’t achieve. It was her son’s diagnosis with autism, a...

Have your say on Romsey’s town centre makeover

Residents can now find out more about plans – and add to them – for the makeover of Romsey’s town centre. A Romsey Streetscape Project...

Help for a family of eight hurting in Gisborne

The Gisborne community is rallying behind a family of eight who have the fight of their lives ahead of them. Sunbury mother of six Renee...

Local government puts out call for women to stand for council

The call is out for women interested in standing for council to step up and learn the ins and outs of local government. Macedon Ranges...

New language no trouble to P-9s

Meet some of the state’s best young Indonesian speakers. These eight Point Cook P-9 College students (right) are all smiles after stellar performances at the...

Weather delays New Gisborne roadworks

Recent wet weather has delayed a $6.6 million roads project, including construction of two new roundabouts at New Gisborne. VicRoads regional director Mal Kersting said...

Gisborne, Woodend amongst worst areas for wildlife collisions

Motorists are being urged to look out for wildlife, especially kangaroos, when travelling on central Victorian roads after revelations that Gisborne and Woodend are...

Sunbury memorial service to promote healing

Organisers of a Sunbury service to remember babies lost to miscarriage, still birth, sudden infant death syndrome and adoption hope their July 24 event...

Learning, the key to future jobs for residents

A shifting employment landscape means Macedon Ranges and Sunbury residents need to prepare themselves to commit to lifetime learning, experts say ahead of this...

Sunbury residents urged to make lifestyle changes

Sunbury residents have all the hallmarks of chronic lifestyle diseases cited on a new national report card. Sugar consumption is excessive, especially among teenage boys,...

Don’t taint our water, shooters warned

Multiple discoveries of empty shotgun shells at Western Water reservoirs has prompted the authority to ramp up surveillance across its service areas. Fearful of the...

Cool cats in need of some warmth

They’re cute and cuddly but in need of some warmth. Woodend Veterinary Centre has called for donations of blankets to give cats that are up...

Tourism reeling from Hume council’s cuts

Hume council’s decision to stop funding Daylesford and Macedon Ranges Tourism has sparked fears other local governments may follow suit. Citing a tighter budget due...

Smart plan for the Macedon Ranges

Business and community leaders are being invited to lead the charge for change in the Macedon Ranges. Funded by the state government, social venture Make...

Hope for councils to bear less of the cost burden

There are hopes that a statewide review of school-crossing funding arrangements will lead to councils bearing less of the cost burden. VicRoads is working with...

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Lions come from behind

The Sunbury Lions made a big statement in a come from behind win against Darley in the Ballarat Football League on Saturday. In their biggest...