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Council seeks reliable internet for CFA brigades

Firefighters have joined forces with Macedon Ranges council to call for better internet connections at all CFA stations before next bushfire season. The council will...

Sunbury businesses pitch in for clean up

Workers from four of Sunbury’s largest employers will pick up rubbish at The Nook as part of Clean Up Australia Day activities. Hume council, Sunbury...

Council may record future meetings

Macedon Ranges council will consider installing recording equipment in its coming budget deliberations, after councillors deviated from officers’ recommendations last Wednesday night. The decision was...

Sunbury’s Henry twins have got talent

Having made their acting debuts at just nine months of age, Sunbury’s Eloise and Isobel Henry, now 5, are wowing judges with their dance...

Winners and losers if negative gearing slashed

First-home buyers trying to break into the hot Sunbury market could be the winners under federal Labor’s proposed negative gearing reforms, a local real...

Festival takes sustainability to the streets

Dozens of street artists were hard at work at Woodend’s Black Forest Timber Mill on Saturday, sharing a vast array of works as part...

Land buy for Sunbury global learning centre

Sunbury is a step closer to finally getting its own global learning centre. Hume council snapped up a 4083-square- metre site in Macedon Street for...

Tool theft causes builder to shut up shop

A Bacchus Marsh builder, who had tools valued at $3000 stolen from his ute, says his business never recovered from the financial loss of...

Longer wait for ambulances in Sunbury

New figures reveal that ambulance response times for emergency code one calls to Sunbury blew out from an average of 12 minutes and 51...

Your trash could be Kyneton’s treasure

Macedon Ranges residents are being encouraged to dig out old truck tyres, fence posts, rocks and antique hand tools for a community park project...

Sustainability on show at Woodend

Discovering, debating and delving into sustainable technologies and lifestyles will be the focus of a Macedon Ranges Sustainable Living Festival this weekend. The festa of...

Mental health first aid for teens in crisis

A Gisborne mum who took part in a youth mental health first aid program is encouraging others to equip themselves with skills that could...

Support sought for drug help app

Sunbury community leaders hoping to develop an Australian-first smartphone app to connect ice users with mentors are calling on residents and businesses to help...

Sunbury students’ plum job

Sunbury’s Killara Primary School pupils – including Phoenix, Patrick and Jessica (pictured) – are becoming young orchardists after a single plum tree was used...

Jaded V/Line commuters plead for fix

Bendigo-line train commuters fed up with being late for work and missing family dinners have called for more to be done to fix the...

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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...