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Open your heart and home to a rescue pet

Throughout March, PETstock Gisborne and Castlemaine will once again host their annual National Pet Adoption Month – an initiative led by PETstock...

A family effort

The Kyneton Agricultural Society has honoured president and long-serving committee member, Vince Lakey, with life membership. Mr Lakey was...

Strike up the band

The Kyneton Municipal Band has proudly nurtured local musicians and represented its community since the late 1850s. In that...

Egg-citing milestone!

Egg-entrepreneur Josh Murray has achieved a major milestone. The ethical free-range egg business he started as a nine-year-old has given away its...

Kyneton classmates reunite after 70 years

Classmates Leo Halloran and Leon Fallon reunited in Kyneton last week after 70 years apart. Both 87 years old...

From little things…

Five years after the seed of an idea was planted, Castlemaine's innovative seed library has blossomed and this month is celebrating its...

A call for kindness

Edgar's Mission Farm Sanctuary founder Pam Ahern will lead a series of library talks and virtual farm tours for Be Kind to...

Fireworks but no show

November’s 160th Kyneton Show has been postponed until next year. But the Kyneton Agricultural Society is planning to host a special fireworks...

Worthy winner of Tigers raffle

A chance footy club raffle win has replaced a broken-down ute for Donald resident Robert 'Doormat' Young. While not...

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...

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Filmmaker puts body on the line

A crowdfunding campaign has been launched to support the completion of a local documentary film celebrating the journey of the Mt Alexander...

Skate park priority

Big reveal soon