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Sunbury market raises funds for MND

People can pick up a bargain and help raise money for research into motor neurone disease (MND) at a Sunbury market this Saturday. Held at...

Businesses get behind gala ball for Jack Ogilvie

Businesses have been quick to support a black-tie ball to help Hume councillor Jack Ogilvie recover from a severe stroke. More than $11,000 in goods...

$2.3m works to begin on Riddell Road

A $2.3 million project to improve safety on one of Sunbury’s busiest arterial roads should be completed by the end of the year. Sunbury MP...

Wallaby plan fails to win council approval

A critically endangered wallaby species could still be reintroduced to the Macedon Ranges despite a proposal for an enclosure at Black Hill Reserve failing...

Fewer residents sent final notices for unpaid rates

Most ratepayers in the Macedon Ranges are paying their rates in full and on time, with council data showing the number of ratepayers sent...

Region rates well in social services report

Most towns in Sunbury and the Macedon Ranges can be considered advantaged communities, according to a major national study. But the Dropping Off the Edge...

Health workers rally for marriage equality

A Macedon Ranges community health service has called on federal MPs to legalise same-sex marriage, saying the move would greatly improve the health of...

Planning amendments a public affair

Planning amendments covering Woodend, Kyneton and Riddells Creek will be sent to the planning minister for authorisation after being ticked off by Macedon Ranges...

Riddells Creek girl escapes attempted abduction

Detectives are investigating the attempted abduction of a 14-year-old girl Riddells Creek on Monday. The schoolgirl was walking along Amess Road when she was approached by...

Baby Guerilla’s latest mural highlights uni links

Prolific Footscray artist Baby Guerrilla explores notions of social connection in her latest giant paste-up for Victoria University. VU commissioned the renowned street artist to...

Animal cruelty ‘on rise’ in Macedon Ranges

A friendly kangaroo who provided years of companionship for a now deceased Macedon resident is recovering after being shot in the shoulder. Macedon Ranges Wildlife...

Theft stretches Sunbury BMX club’s resources

A growing Sunbury BMX club is in a race against time after thieves raided a shipping container loaded with bikes and helmets for children...

Hanging Rock group ‘encouraged’ by consultation

Community consultation undertaken as part of a review of the management at Hanging Rock was “encouraging”, Hanging Rock Action Group president Luke Spielvogel said...

CFA’s Rod Sinclair gets life membership

Rod Sinclair says he was 14 when he officially became a member of the CFA. ‘‘Officially’’ because, like many youngsters at the time, he had...

Brochure puts enthusiasts on local arts trail

A mixed media artist who spent time in residence at Riversdale, home of Arthur Boyd’s Bundanon Trust, is among many creators featured in a...

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Sweet seventeen leave Rupo

It may have been an off season many at Rupertswood would rather forget but new coach Brad Fox says it isn’t all bad news...

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