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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...

Epping wildlife on the mend

By Samantha Walker Sunny, a 15-month-old eastern grey kangaroo, is on the mend after suffering burns to his feet during a grassfire at Epping on...

Kyneton remains hot property

  Location, value and access to essential services have driven a property boom that led to Kyneton recording regional Victoria’s largest capital growth over the...

Land project limits weed’s spread

A project aimed at wiping out a fast-spreading weed, which is inedible for livestock and dramatically increases fire risk, is making progress near Gisborne. But...

Push for permanent past

A temporary public art exhibition celebrating Sunbury’s past has been so popular that a local history group will push for it to be made...

Protection for Gisborne reserve

Residents who have spent years fighting to protect Gisborne’s UL Daly Reserve say the future looks bright after Macedon Ranges council included the land...

Make asbestos removal easier

A Gisborne woman, who has been fighting mesothelioma for more than a decade, believes home renovators shouldn’t have to pay to have asbestos professionally...

Chance for players to share Magic

Sunbury residents who’ve become passionate about a trading card game played by more than 20 million people worldwide are being urged to join a...

Serving a greater good

  Great food, a desire to employ locals and a dash of social conscience have been a recipe for success for Sunbury restaurateur Ami Tran. When...

More beds needed for tourism boom

  Tourism experts say more accommodation options and seven- day operators are needed to ensure the Macedon Ranges reap the full benefits of a visitor...

Off and running for Australia Day

Hundreds of people will get their Australia Day off to a healthy start with free fun runs starting at Gisborne’s Sankey Reserve and Romsey’s...

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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...