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Longer jail time for Sunbury aggravated burglary

A man found guilty of an aggravated burglary in Sunbury involving his estranged wife has had his sentence extended in the Supreme Court of...

Sunbury churches to share Christmas spirit

A group of volunteers from Sunbury churches are working together to give anyone who’s lonely a little bit of heaven on earth this Christmas. Christmas...

Trentham church celebrates 150 years

Past and present parishioners are being invited to celebrate the 150th anniversary of a Trentham church that is a focal point of the small...

Tourism gongs for local operators

Central Victoria’s reputation as a premier food, wine and tourism destination has been boosted, with Sunbury and Macedon Ranges operators picking up a swag...

Calls for ‘ambitious’ renewable energy target

An ambitious state renewable energy target of 30 per cent by 2020 will help tackle climate change, unleash investment and create jobs in areas...

Woodend Koorie market to ‘build bridges’

Organisers of a Koorie night market in Woodend believe the event will build bridges and encourage Macedon Ranges residents to engage in reconciliation. They also...

Council twist: Graham Hackett elected mayor

A shock result in the Macedon Ranges mayoral election has put councillor Graham Hackett in the top role. Councillors spurned last-term candidate John Letchford, electing...

Authorities vow to heed Lancefield-Cobaw fire lessons

Authorities have vowed to start immediately working to rebuild trust with communities affected by October’s devastating Lancefield-Cobaw bushfire, but the initial reaction from residents...

Hundreds farewell CFA stalwart Alan Kendall

https://youtu.be/fxD9JF3B9i0 Hundreds of people have attended the funeral of Werribee stalwart Alan Kendall, who lost his battle to cancer last week at age 66. Family and...

Sunbury’s push for local ‘spend’

Greater investment and increased community awareness are the keys to unlocking a town’s business potential, Sunbury Business Association president Michael Osborne says. Speaking ahead of...

Sunbury BreastScreen clinic ‘will save lives’

The opening of a permanent BreastScreen Victoria clinic in Sunbury will undoubtedly save lives, according to a local nurse who underwent a lumpectomy, double...

Sunbury out of Hume: Minister faces grilling

Local Government Minister Natalie Hutchins has defended the state government’s decision to reverse legislation that would have given Sunbury its own council. During question time...

Tylden winery scoops international pool

A small Macedon Ranges winery is the toast of the wine world after winning two trophies at a major international competition. Tylden-based Pegeric Wines was selected...

Still time to sign up for Sunbury Relay for Life

Organisers of Sunbury’s Relay for Life are asking anyone whose life has been touched by cancer to sign up for this weekend’s charity event. Chairwoman...

‘Absentee’ landowners causing fire hassles

Hundreds of repeat offenders are among people already put on notice as part of Macedon Ranges council’s annual sweep of fire-prone areas. The council is...

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Lions break hoodoo

City Oval hasn’t been a pleasant place for the Sunbury Lions in recent years, but that changed on Saturday in the opening round of...

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