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Four bin system for all residents

All Victorian households are set to receive a fourth bin to dispose of glass under a new state government recycling scheme. The plan is in...

Primary school gets makeover

Tylden Primary School pupils will soon be learning in new and improved classrooms. The school has been provided with $255,000 to upgrade two portable buildings,...

Romsey’s men to get a shed of their own

Men in Romsey will have a new place to gather after the state government announced $60,000 to build a new Romsey men’s shed. President of...

Building boom for Gisborne

The state government will spend $10 million to upgrade Gisborne Primary School. Maddison Architects have been appointed to design the new upgrades for the school,...

Kyneton health wins cash boost

Kyneton District Health Service will share in record funding to give more patients world-class treatment and care faster. The state government last week announced a...

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...

Granite Hills wine featured in Hong Kong and China

A Macedon Ranges wine company is being featured in Hong Kong and China. Baynton’s Andrea Knight is in Asia presenting wines from her Macedon Ranges...

Community voice on Malmsbury Youth Justice Precinct

Malmsbury residents now have a forum to voice opinions on happenings at the town’s detention centre. The state government has established a Community Advisory Group...

Recycling crisis costs Macedon Ranges an extra $233,000

Macedon Ranges council will wear an extra cost of $233,000 for its recycling service this financial year. And it is expecting to allocate hundreds of...

Program to tackle Victorian vineyard pest Phylloxera

A new program to combat a biosecurity threat to Victoria’s wine industry was launched at Mount Macedon last week. Macedon MP Mary-Anne Thomas joined Mount...

Construction takes off in Sunbury CBD

Two long-awaited infrastructure projects for Sunbury are taking off this month. Work is about to begin at the notorious intersection of Gap Road and Horne...

Bin collection resumes in Macedon Ranges after snap strike

Bin collection has resumed in the Macedon Ranges after the shire’s waste collector went on snap strike on Wednesday. Council’s director of assets and operations...

Cost buffer for Macedon Ranges recycling

The state government is helping Macedon Ranges council to pay the increased cost of continuing its recycling service while the council finds a long-term...

Fluoride funding for Macedon Ranges preschool kids

A recent announcement has had local children and parents smiling. Macedon Ranges preschool children will receive free fluoride varnish to prevent tooth decay as part...

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...

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Easing of lockdown announced

Premier Daniel Andrews has announced a lifting of lockdown restrictions that will come into effect later this week, as the state reaches a key...