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Tony Davis wins another accolade

Macedon Ranges' Citizen of the Year for 2024, Tony Davis, has won another accolade.

‘Parky Pals’ offer support, hope and friendship

Castlemaine now has its own Parkinson’s support group, affectionately known as 'Parky Pals'.

The Compost Conversation – Flat out for great compost

Note: We have decided to leave our article on making biochar until after the fire season is passed. There...

Op shop fashion fundraiser

The Kindness Collective at Kyneton is hosting an Op Shop Fashion Parade fundraiser next month to help raise funds for the Kyneton...

Bag a bargain at Woodend

The Woodend Whole Town Garage Sale is making its comeback on Saturday March 2. Now in its 11th...

The Compost Conversation – Biocharging your compost

There is lots of interest, quite a bit of hype and some pretty optimistic hope pinned on biochar...

Inspirational speaker

Woodend's Victoria Hotel will be the venue for another inspirational guest speaker for the first Birds of a Feather event for 2024.

The Compost Conversation: The cure for your compost

It can be tempting to try to spread our compost out before it is fully cured, but there are good reasons to not rush things.

The Compost Conversation – Straightening the hay from the straw

There is a bit of confusion out there between ‘straw’ and ‘hay’. You hear them used interchangeably but they are quite different...

Emergency guide launched

Mount Alexander Shire residents now have access to a new Emergency Essentials Guide thanks to the Castlemaine SES and input from other local emergency services.

Radio gives kids a voice

A new radio program 'Mount Alexander Kids Radio' (MAK Radio) is giving local kids a voice on community radio station MainFM 94.9.

Charity lunch at Trentham

The Cosmopolitan Hotel will host an inaugural International Women's Day Charity Lunch in Trentham on Friday March 8.