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Early green learning

Pupils from three learning centres have spent the past month helping to clean up Wyndham’s natural environment. Each Thursday during October, youngsters from Sparrow Early...

Food waste for thought

Sunbury Primary School pupils are doing their bit for the environment. School volunteer De’arne Houston said a Gardening Australia segment inspired them to start their...

Creative fun in the bag

Sunbury school kids are tapping into their creative talents while doing their bit for the environment. Goonawarra Primary School prep to grade 2 pupils have...

Free garden club for children in Sunbury

Greenthumb Lina Schiafone runs a free garden club for children in Sunbury. The grandmother teaches children how to tend a vegetable garden and how to...

Forum to focus on protection

  Macedon Ranges guardians will have their concerns about the protection of one of the state’s most significant natural environments addressed when they meet Planning...

Secret Rock gig sparks outrage

  Macedon Ranges council has been slammed for allowing British musician Ed Sheeran to stage a private concert on Hanging Rock. Sheeran, 25, has staged secret...

Basics for a better world shared

Discovering, debating and delving into sustainable technologies and lifestyles will be the focus of next month’s Macedon Ranges Sustainable Living Festival. The free community fiesta...

Windfarm back on the agenda

A windfarm in the Macedon Ranges could be another step closer as lobby groups join a statewide conversation on the future of green energy...

Cheaper, greener living

  Interest free loans on renewable energy systems are helping to get Macedon Ranges residents living greener. The new funding initiative, by the Macedon Ranges Sustainability...

Calls for interest-free solar scheme

The creation of an interest-free loan scheme to help Macedon Ranges ratepayers switch to solar power could revolutionise the area’s approach to energy use,...

Green team to target Kismet Creek

A popular spot beside Sunbury’s Kismet Creek will be spruced up as part of World Environment Day this Sunday. People are urged to put on...

Council slams EPA levy spending

Macedon Ranges council will investigate ways to address inequity in environmental funding after councillors expressed concerns about the way the state government is spending...

Drought forces switch to Melbourne water

Water customers in Sunbury, Riddells Creek and Diggers Rest have been switched to the Melbourne supply system, as below average rainfall continues to place...

Rare birds threatened by fishing waste

Beer bottles and sharp fishing hooks have been found on the banks of Sunbury’s Spavin Lake in recent weeks, prompting Hume council to urge...

Sun shines on community solar scheme

Community groups are being urged to apply for a free 5kW solar system as organisers of a not-for-profit bulk-buy scheme celebrate a major milestone. The...

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Country football, netball club grants open

Applications for the Country Football and Netball program grants are now open. The $5 million state government initiative is designed to support clubs to...