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Farmers learn regenerative agriculture

It was a perfect autumn day as farmers from the region met for the final day of this year’s 'Healthy Landscapes –...

The leaves are falling

“Did you see the wind today, blow the autumn leaves away? From on high they fluttered down, some were red and some...

Lions clubs take action on melanoma

Australia, unfortunately, holds a grim title: the highest melanoma rate globally. Every 30 minutes, a person in the...

Dapper up and ride

The Distinguished Gentleman's Ride returns to Castlemaine this Sunday, with many riders already registered for the event. The...

Environmental champions nominated

Four local schools, Castlemaine Steiner School and Kindergarten, Winters Flat Primary School, Chewton Primary School and Newham Primary School, have been nominated...

Salvos seek support

The Salvation Army Castlemaine is urging locals to donate what they can to help them in their vital work supporting the most...

A recipe for success

When Adam Bourke realised he had built up his bakehouse to become a defining feature of Woodend, he knew he'd done something...

Tattoo Flash Day raises $12,200

The team at Forest Creek Tattoo in Castlemaine has once held a flash day to raise vital funds for charity.

Hand crafted with love

Every Wednesday for the past 16 years, Tom Taft has bought his weekly fish and chips and made his way to his...

Anzac radio programming

Castlemaine’s Radio88FM has a long association with Anzac Day events and programs and this Thursday's Anzac Day feature promises to be bigger...

Thinking globally, acting locally

Late last year, a group of 15 local residents banded together to form Mount Alexander Refugee Support to lend a hand to...

Compost in our autumn garden

Autumn in central Victoria is pretty spectacular. As the rains bring a flush of green and the nights cool, our summer plantings,...

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