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Airfield plan doesn’t fly: resident

There is no public benefit or justification for Macedon Ranges council to spend money on plans to upgrade the Kyneton Airfield, a resident has...

Game on in Gisborne

A former newsagency will be transformed into an amusement parlour in Gisborne. Councillors last week gave the green light for the town’s first amusement parlour...

Airfield ready for takeoff

Flights at the Kyneton Airfield are set to almost double from 5110 to 10,000 a year under plans outlined in a draft Kyneton Airfield...

Gisborne’s growth pain

A plan to develop 615 residential lots in Gisborne has been approved by the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT). The plan attracted 166 objections...

Cricket campaign a hit

Chelsea’s dream to play cricket has come true. After a visit from Macedon Ranges mayor Janet Pearce at St Mary’s Primary School Lancefield, Chelsea, 10,...

Climbing forest adds to therapy

A climbing forest at the Romsey Ecotherapy Park is taking shape. Planning and design work has begun on a climbing forest suitable for all ages...

People power topples tower bid

A planning permit to build a 33.3-metre telecommunications tower in Woodend has been rejected by Macedon Ranges council. In a unanimous decision, councillors last week...

Glass cut from Ranges recycling

Macedon Ranges council is urging residents to separate glass from their recycling materials. The council and its waste contractor Four Seasons Waste have been seeking...

Funds put focus on family and elder abuse

Macedon Ranges council is doing its bit to help prevent family violence. The council received a state government grant of $30,000 last month to go...

Cubby house torn down

Gisborne families are disappointed a cubby house built by a group of teenagers during the school holidays has been demolished by Macedon Ranges council. The...

Garden a blooming good idea

It may be winter, but spring is certainly in the air at the Riddells Creek Neighbourhood House. The house’s community garden is ready to bloom...

Council targets glass recycling in new plan

Macedon Ranges council is about to start a glass recycling trial in Lancefield. About 800 properties in the area will participate in the trial which...

Residential plan refused

A plan for a development involving 711 residential lots in Gisborne has been rejected by Macedon Ranges council. During last Wednesday’s council meeting, all councillors...

Cash boost for regional road projects

Macedon Ranges motorists can look forward to safer roads. Macedon Ranges council has secured close to $1.1 million in the second round of funding for...

Food bin deal rolled out

Macedon Ranges residents will be able to place food waste in their garden bins from next year. From January, residents in Kyneton, Gisborne, Woodend, Mount...

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New Woodend Station waiting room

A new waiting room was built at Woodend Railway Station, equipped with modern features and taking architectural inspiration from the station's heritage-listed building on...