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Club revs up for Hanging Rock car show

Petrol heads have been given a sneak peek behind the scenes at the Macedon Ranges’ biggest annual car show, with about 20 classic vehicles...

Macedon Cats get going to help Amy

Macedon Football Club is urging people to help a young woman battling the chronic late stage of a neurological condition known as Lyme disease. The...

‘Crush all hoons’ cars’, says Hume councillor

Anyone caught doing burnouts or engaging in hoon behaviour should have their car impounded and sold for charity or crushed, a Hume councillor believes. Speaking...

Families feel back to school pinch

Cost-of-living increases and back-to-school expenses have forced growing numbers of Sunbury and Macedon Ranges families to seek help from support agencies. Charities have reported that...

Masters staff brace for job losses

About 100 Sunbury workers could lose their jobs after Woolworths said it may off-load all its Masters hardware stores. A Woolworths spokeswoman said there were...

Lancefield’s Loraine Kraus named citizen of the year

From coaching tennis to running the football club canteen, weeding the neighbourhood house garden and baking slices for Anglican church fundraisers, whenever there’s been...

Gisborne brothers among OAM recipients

Two Gisborne brothers whose surname is almost synonymous with the town, have been recognised with Order of Australia medals (OAM). Like many siblings who grew...

SunFest wins Hume Australia Day award

Efforts to celebrate links between Sunbury’s biggest community festival and the famous rock concerts of the 1970s have paid off, with SunFest sharing Hume’s...

Shining a light on Woodend-Hesket

Evenings training under car lights that barely cut through winter fog will soon be over at Woodend-Hesket Football Netball Club. Power to the club’s netball...

Spreading the StrokeSafe message

A Sunbury resident who watched her father-in-law have to re-learn basic activities after a stroke is spreading a life-saving message for the Stroke Foundation. Chris...

Calls for rural mobile black-spot action

Residents who were cut off from the outside world during last October’s devastating bushfire near Lancefield are demanding major improvements to mobile phone coverage...

Commuters want Bendigo line fix

Bendigo line train commuters have welcomed moves to allow free travel after a week of major disruptions but are urging V/Line to quickly fix...

New calls to fix Sunbury level crossing chaos

Hume councillors are being urged to push for the upgrade of a rail crossing that’s creating frequent traffic snarls and leading to risky behaviour...

Kyneton-Edgecombe blaze deemed suspicious

A bushfire which tore through than 100 hectares of land and destroyed a house at Edgecombe on Tuesday is being treated as suspicious. Police...

Emergency warning issued for Kyneton fire

The CFA has issued an emergency warning for residents near Edgecombe, Woodleigh Heights, Bald Hill and Kyneton as a bushfire continues to burn.  The fire...

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Women leading by example

International Women’s Day (IWD) has long been a day to celebrate the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women, while also marking a...