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Hard decisions for Hanging Rock

A new visitor centre, new cafe and improved parking will be considered as the future of Hanging Rock is mapped out. The suggestions have been...

The next step for the Kyneton Primary School site

Future plans for the Kyneton Primary School site are a step closer. The state government last week announced it was putting $65,000 towards developing a...

Macedon Ranges Live4Life program leads nation

A mental health program offered in Macedon Ranges schools is inspiring other councils. Macedon Ranges council’s Live4Life program was last week awarded the 2017 Community...

Flat out no for apartments in Gisborne

Plans to build an apartment building in Gisborne have been thwarted by Macedon Ranges council. Councillors last week knocked back an application for what would...

Macedon Ranges plans to one up state smoking ban

The state’s new smoking restrictions could be taken to the next level in the Macedon Ranges. As of today the state government has banned smoking...

New look for the town of Romsey

Romsey’s main street is set to get a $550,000 revamp. A makeover of the town centre is on the way to help draw in more...

Black Hill revival thrives

Efforts to reinvigorate Kyneton’s Black Hill Reserve are continuing more than two years after bushfire devastated about 80 per cent of the reserve. Projects to...

Macedon plans lean, green future

An “ambitious” target has been set by Macedon Ranges council to further reduce its environmental footprint, following a push from residents. The council resolved to...

Macedon Ranges tourism strategy out for comment

Plans to make the Macedon Ranges the top destination “just outside” Melbourne have been put out for community comment. Increasing tourism in the region is...

Plan to ban dogs at Mount Gisborne Reserve

Man’s best friend could soon be banned from Mount Gisborne Reserve. A trial of the Macedon Ranges’ first “no dogs” site at the reserve is...

Parking alternatives sought for Gisborne

Macedon Ranges council is keen to encourage residents to alter their “car dependent” mindset. During discussion for an application to waiver the need for 34...

Macedon Ranges council slashes costs

Almost $1 million will be cut from Macedon Ranges council’s administration, consultants and employee costs to reinvest back into the community. Macedon Ranges council adopted...

Kyneton’s Joan Foote-Jackson

Kyneton swimming and water safety teacher Joan Foote-Jackson was awarded the 2017 Swim Teacher for Infants, Toddlers and Preschool Award by Aquatics and Recreation...

Women’s day games in Gisborne

The first daytime sports competition for women in the Sunbury and Macedon Ranges region wrapped up its opening season with last week’s grand final. Two...

Growth plans for Woodend, Kyneton and Riddells Creek

Plans for growth and development in Woodend, Kyneton and Riddells Creek have been given the green light by the state government. The town structure plans...

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Applications open for First Nations teachers initiative

The state government announced that applications are open for a new initiative that will help Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island people, including those living...

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