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Disabled parking infringements rife

A Kyneton disability permit holder has urged motorists to think of others before parking illegally, amid a spike in numbers of people doing the...

Malaysian Airlines MH17 anniversary: Sunbury tribute for Albert and Maree Rizk

When James Rizk hears the flight number MH17, his first thought is not of the senseless act that claimed the lives of his parents,...

School to open secondary campus

  Macedon Ranges parents will soon have an another alternative to government and Catholic education, with a Gisborne school planning to offer an International Baccalaureate...

All-abilities Auskick program

Children with special needs are being given the chance to try football thanks to a new Auskick program in Sunbury. Rupertswood Football Club is...

Group investigates train changes

A new group is giving Sunbury commuters a chance to have a say about controversial changes to train timetables. Sunbury Train Association (STA) formed in...

Energy bill stress

  Sunbury residents are seeking emergency funding to fix or replace ageing and inefficient heaters, as soaring energy costs continue to cause financial pain. Parents of...

Diabetes support group wants you

When Bob Laidler, pictured above, knocked back an entire two-litre bottle of soft drink 11 years ago, he knew something was up. His sudden and...

Charity feast for Woodend’s Spokes of Hope

A Macedon Ranges chef who has cooked for the likes of Prince William, Madonna, Bill Gates, Tom Hanks and Elton John, will serve up...

Hume’s Cr Jack Ogilvie recovering from stroke

Veteran Hume councillor Jack Ogilvie remains in hospital after having a severe stroke last week. The Sunbury-based councillor was helping organise a community event when...

Sunbury and Gisborne jobs expo

  Young job seekers looking for direction can find some answers at a free careers expo at Sunbury later this month. With youth unemployment in the...

Missing TattsLotto winner bought ticket in Sunbury

Lotto authorities are still searching for the owner of a winning ticket for last weekend’s $2.1 million draw that was bought in Sunbury. The unregistered division...

Protect your pets from the cold

Macedon Ranges residents rugging up for winter are being reminded not to forget their pets. With wind chills often below zero, Gisborne Veterinary Clinic’s...

Fears of Sunbury stoush

Transition auditors reviewing Sunbury’s separation from Hume have been urged to ensure security guards are present at a public meeting later this month. The call...

Disability committee in urgent need

  People with a commitment to social justice are being urged to help an organisation that has been fighting for the rights of Sunbury and...

Wet roads warning for Macedon Ranges motorists

Macedon Ranges motorists are being urged to drive to conditions, especially when travelling on wet, icy or unsealed roads. Police and Macedon Ranges council have...

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Macedon Ranges expands kerbside recycling pilot

Macedon Ranges residents are being encouraged to join an expanded council-wide kerbside soft plastics recycling pilot, after an encouraging trial in Romsey. From Monday July...