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Macedon Ranges burn restrictions lifted on small blocks

Burning-off restrictions have been lifted for land parcels below 4000 square metres in the Macedon Ranges to assist residents in getting fire ready. Macedon Ranges...

Flexiride arrives in Romsey

  Woodend’s new bus service will hit the streets next week. Flexiride buses will finally be rolled out from Monday (October 3) following a long-running campaign...

Call for a sky road in Sunbury

  Traffic congestion in Sunbury has sparked a call for a “sky road” by Liberal MP Bernie Finn. The Bulla-based western metropolitan MP wants a third...

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...

Dr Sandra Morrow on retiring as a GP in Gisborne

Dr Sandra Morrow is retiring after more than two decades as a GP in Gisborne. She reflects on her role in the community as she...

Hume and Macedon Ranges among cruelty hotspots

Hume and the Macedon Ranges are counted among the state’s animal cruelty hotspots, a recent report from RSPCA Victoria reveals. Of the 11,840 cruelty reports...

CFA gets ready for fire season

  Gisborne’s volunteer firefighters will get bigger digs, while Macedon’s Country Fire Authority members will tackle emergencies more quickly in their new truck, thanks to...

Residents explore the Macedon Ranges’ ultimate blokey backyard

Residents are invited to explore one of the Macedon Ranges’ ultimate blokey backyards this weekend. The gates on Terry Moore’s Teldorado garden will open to...

Council backs down on green waste system

A new green waste voucher scheme for Macedon Ranges’ residents has been put on hold until next year after a public backlash. Council changed its...

Airfield masterplan one step closer to take off.

  Kyneton residents have another chance to either back the town’s airfield expansion or tell the council what’s wrong with its masterplan. A proliferation of privately...

Fiona Corke on rescuing animals in the Macedon Ranges

Fiona Corke has gone from Ramsay Street to rescuing animals in the Macedon Ranges. She talks to Esther Lauaki about her greatest passions.   What’s your connection to...

Macedon Ranges wildlife on show

Wind-swept beaches and mountain forests have inspired Macedon Ranges artist William Ritchie all his life. He has been fascinated by the natural world since his...

Macedon Ranges students tune up for Musical Bodies

Primary school students from around Macedon Ranges are fine-tuning their skills in preparation for a show combining their Resonance String Orchestra with the Travel...

Wanted: Landowners in the Macedon Ranges willing to lease land for fixed wireless towers

The rollout of broadband mobile and internet services across the shire needs 16 new towers to fix key black spot problems. Macedon Ranges’ mayor Graham...

Gisbourne Peak Winery cool climate vision offers the peak of hospitality

In 1978, Bob Nixon had a vision. He recognised that the cool climate of the Macedon Ranges had the ideal attributes for exceptional wines...

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Blicavs named in Opals squad

Sunbury product Sara Blicavs has been named in the Australian Opals squad for the FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup in Sydney next year. ...