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Airfield in holding pattern

The future of Kyneton Airfield’s plans for expansion are still up in the air. Residents will have to wait another three months for a decision...

Concern over Woodend freeway service centre

A new freeway service centre has been proposed for Woodend. Macedon Ranges council received a planning permit application to build a freeway service centre and...

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...

Distinctive Areas and Landscapes Bill passed

New state government legislation designed to protect the Macedon Ranges from inappropriate development has been given the tick of approval. The Distinctive Areas and Landscapes...

Calls for more heritage protection in Gisborne and Kyneton

Macedon Ranges Residents Association is calling for the number of Gisborne and Kyneton sites to be protected and placed under the heritage overlay to...

Feedback deadline extended for Macedon Ranges planning protection

The state government has extended the time it will take public feedback on its new landscapes protection legislation for the Macedon Ranges following a...

Macedon Ranges residents rally against planning protections

Macedon Ranges Residents Association has called a public meeting as outrage over the state government’s draft Localised Planning Statement continues. The association is calling on...

Macedon Ranges protection bid ‘hijacked’

A long-awaited plan to protect the Macedon Ranges from inappropriate development has been “hijacked”, according to the Macedon Ranges Residents Association. Its secretary, Christine Pruneau,...

Rocky road for Hanging Rock

Community groups have criticised the latest proposed master plan for Hanging Rock, claiming it should be dumped in favour of a more environment-friendly strategy. The...

Round two of Woodend versus the service station

Residents are preparing for a second battle against a proposal to build a service station and accompanying “food and drink” premises in Woodend. A planning...

Anger over Kyneton growth plan

Macedon Ranges residents have slammed the council’s investigation into residential growth in Kyneton South, saying it is unnecessary. Macedon Ranges Residents Association Inc (MRRA) took...

Christine Pruneau on being passionate about people power

Christine Pruneau is passionate about people power. The secretary of the Macedon Ranges Residents’ Association spoke to Esther Lauaki about what drives her.   What’s your connection...

No bang for bucks, says Macedon Ranges residents

Macedon Ranges Residents Association wants more bang for their buck after it was revealed property owners pay some of the highest rates in the...

Two free green waste tips not much solution

Macedon Ranges council has changed its service to get rid of green waste, just as clean-ups get underway for the upcoming fire season. The council...

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Macedon local Samantha Dunne talks to Oscar Parry about living and working in the Macedon Ranges. What is your connection to Macedon? I have lived in...

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