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Barbecues add to Hanging Rock’s sizzle

There are now 10 free barbecues at Hanging Rock as part of ongoing upgrades at the famous tourist venue. The reserve’s main toilet block has...

Sunbury Business Women’s Network launch

A network designed to give Sunbury businesswomen opportunities to meet and talk about how they juggle career, family and life will be launched at...

Fast news

7 brief, but no less important, stories from around the region   Rescued kangaroo dies An eastern grey kangaroo with an arrow lodged in its head has...

Bulla residents seek natural gas connection

Bulla residents fed up with being ‘‘at the mercy’’ of bottled gas suppliers are again urging the state government to commit to a natural...

Cancer links inspire relay effort

Everyone has a reason to relay, Sunbury Relay for Life chairwoman Shara Turner firmly believes. Ms Turner, whose father John died of esophageal cancer last...

Police hunt brazen caravan theives

Police are hunting for caravan thieves who struck while a Sunbury resident was in their backyard shed. The caravan was taken from a carport in...

Sunbury servicemen pass fundraising milestone

A Sunbury group that has supported dozens of charities and community projects has no plans of easing up on its efforts after donating more...

Colourful parade wraps up daffodil festival

Brightly decorated floats, flash cars and an abundance of yellow daffodils heralded the spectacular end to one of Kyneton’s biggest community festivals on Sunday. This...

House for migrant workers within rules: council

Claims that a Kyneton residential property is being used as an unregistered rooming house for migrant workers have been rejected by Macedon Ranges council. Kyneton...

Darraweit Guim land ads ‘send wrong message’

Marketing for the sale of more than 2000 hectares of land near Darraweit Guim has sparked fears about inappropriate development. Macedon Ranges Residents Association secretary...

New program offers family drug help

A pilot program designed to empower Sunbury residents worried about a loved one’s drug or alcohol use will start later this month. Sunbury Community Health...

Calls for residents to open hearts to refugees

Refugee advocates have called on Macedon Ranges residents to open their hearts, and possibly homes, to people affected by conflict in Syria. With the federal...

Guy promises Sunbury split regardless of review

The drawn-out saga of Sunbury’s planned separation from Hume could be set to continue, with opposition leader Matthew Guy promising the town will get...

Serial sex offender jailed for seven years

A former Lancefield resident who felt that no punishment was "good enough" for his terrifying spree of sex offences has been jailed for seven...

Fire season tipped to start early

Authorities have warned Sunbury and Macedon Ranges landholders there’s no room for complacency ahead of what’s expected to be another dangerous fire season. Modelling released...

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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...