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Make it good for Theo

When Theo was born last year, Samantha Moore realised her family had joined other Ranges families that had a fight on their hands. Theo was...

Austin's big ride

Community members have rallied around the family of Castlemaine youngster Austin Vearing in a bid to make 'Austin's Wish to Walk' a reality. Fundraising for...

Banter and goodwill – Volunteers keep op shop tradition thriving in Woodend

A special camaraderie exists between the volunteers who manage Woodend's Uniting Church Op Shop. This cheerful group shares a love of giving back to the...

Help in your pocket

A handy new wallet card is available from local businesses and community hubs to keep local residents mentally well in Mount Alexander Shire in...

Youth shine in awards

Extraordinary and diverse achievements of young people were celebrated in the Macedon Ranges Youth Awards last week. Eight youths recognised across six categories were: Michael...

Reverse advent calendar to share some Christmas cheer

A different kind of advent calendar aims to bring cheer to Macedon Ranges families in need this Christmas. Woodend Neighbourhood House is inviting locals to...

Celebrating our differences

Today is the International Day of People with Disability. Mount Alexander Shire Disability Action Group chair Lorraine Le Plastrier said one in five Australians lived...

Busy, busy, busy at new Romsey Co-op

The new Romsey Community Co-Op was officially opened on Saturday. An initiative of the Romsey Neighbourhood House, the strategically placed co-op shop serves multiple purposes,...

Mosley to feature on Castlemaine radio program

After only 12 weeks on air, the new Go Well radio program hosted by Cate Mercer on Castlemaine's 94.9 MAINfm has secured its first...

Reach out to connect

CHIRP Community Health has appointed a new LGBTIQA+ engagement officer to reconnect the community after a lengthy period of COVID isolation. Sherene Clow, a long-time...

Show tickets up for grabs

Would you usually be busy preparing your craft or your cattle, selecting a fine wool fleece or cultivating your prize-winning rhubarb to enter in...

Max Barton reaches major milestone

Max Barton celebrated her 100th birthday last Wednesday COVID-style inside RM Begg Kyneton Aged Care, with family members and friends outside the home listening...

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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...