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Eye-opening hospital visit for Sacred Heart pupils

A visit to Kyneton District Health (KDH) has given year 11 students from Sacred Heart College some real-life insight into concepts that textbooks can...

Charity dinner to help community kitchen grow

A community kitchen that feeds more than 150 disadvantaged Sunbury residents every week will celebrate two years of operation while keeping an eye on...

Ex Sunbury Downs student is principal for a day

A former Sunbury Downs College student who went on to become a successful chef and real estate agent has returned to the halls of...

Woodend wall of remembrance unveiled

A wall of remembrance listing the men and women recognised on Woodend’s Avenue of Honour was officially unveiled by former deputy prime minister Tim...

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...

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Change Our Game grants

Four community sports clubs across the Macedon Ranges will receive a state government grant to help boost participation of women and girls in local...

Burras beat Bombers