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Billy Cart Challenge is racing again

Castlemaine’s favourite event, the Castlemaine Billy Cart Challenge, is back.“Everyone knows Castlemaine is the home of the hot rod. We’re reminding everyone...

Top shot from firie

Chewton Fire Brigade volunteer Steve Womersley has been named runner-up in the annual CFA National Volunteer Week Photo Competition.Steve snapped a picture...

MAIN Game footy fundraiser returns

The MAIN Game is an event like no other this side of the Great Divide and returns to Castlemaine on Sunday June...

Welcomer of babies

For three decades Chris O'Higgins has welcomed newborn babies into the Kyneton and district community.The recently retired maternal and child health nurse...

A recipe for success

Kyneton’s Ian Kohlman has made history as the first bloke to cook his way from the Kyneton Show to the state final...

Biggest Morning Tea returns to Plaistow

Lilian and Peter Skilbeck are opening their gardens at the historic Plaistow Homestead to host a Biggest Morning Tea over Thursday and...

Building rainbow bridges

An exhibition opened last week in Kyneton that brings together the voices of both young lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex people and those...

Love to sing?

The Pollyphonics Choir has found its voice again after a year-long COVID-19 hiatus and is regrouping this Thursday in Woodend.Conducted by vibrant choral conductor...

Ready to roll for MS

Kyneton's Carole Hemmings is ready to roll for the MS fundraiser event at Albert Park Lake. She will switch her wheelchair for her walker to...

Good for your soul

Singing is making a comeback! Macedon Ranges Shire Council’s initiative #creativeencounters has funded several projects across the shire including a ‘pop up choir’ project that...

Great effort all round

After a COVID-enforced hiatus in 2020, tin rattlers at the traffic lights and street walkers were back, collecting for the Royal Children's Hospital Good...

Friends raise dough for local baker in need

A crowdfunding campaign has raised more than $50,000 for a local family in crisis. Castlemaine resident and founder of Trentham’s famous RedBeard Historic Bakery John...

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‘Shep’ reaches 200

In an era where loyalty in local football has changed significantly over the years, Jesse Sheppard chalked up his 200th senior game...