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New pooch park proving popular

Since it opened last month, Guildford's new off-lead dog park has been proving very popular among dog owners and their four-legged friends who have...

Born by the river

Kyneton local Nancy Mortimer welcomed a new grandchild before Christmas who was in quite a hurry to arrive. Nancy's son Anthony and daughter-in-law Rachael live...
Romsey Neighbourhood House coordinator Michelle Balthazar and local creator Danielle Stanton are encouraging people to put their wares on show.

Romsey site sought for new enterprise

Once 'hidden' local artisans can soon showcase their wares with the emergence of a new social enterprise in Romsey. The local Neighbourhood House is seeking...
Newham CFA members with the 'new Bobby Adams'. From left are Chris Eagle, Allan Chiong, Captain Steve Flounders, Bobby Adams, Neil Pomroy, Allan Muir and Bryan Hornbuckle.

Honouring a legend

Bobby Adams joined his local brigade to fight fires when he was just 14 years old. Today at 95 he still takes a big...

Peonies bring joy to special visitors

Karen O'Sullivan A surprise visit to the Spring Hill Peony Farm put smiles on the faces of Trentham Aged Care residents. Owner Nicky Thomas decided to...

A polished production

Moonlight Theatre Company has debuted at the Theatre Royal in Castlemaine with a very funny, clever radio play called The Wrong Box. Director John Rowland...

Spread a little joy

Imagine being unable to give your child a gift this Christmas. Sadly, this is a reality for struggling local families doing it tough this...
Castlemaine café owner Dot Hardman invites community members to get behind the 'One on the House' initiative.

On the house

Castlemaine café operator Dot Hardman of The Dot in Barker Street has embraced the community movement 'One on the House' that aims to brighten...
Kyneton's botanic gardens have the potential to be a real visitor drawcard but are in need of some tender loving care.

In need of TLC

Kyneton's botanic gardens have the potential to be a real visitor drawcard but are in need of some tender loving care. The Friends of the...
Love to Sing? Join Pollyphonics choir leader Polly Christie for a good old sing at the pub.

Raising the roof

Founder of the highly successful Vocal Ranges Festival and director of the Pollyphonics Choir, Polly Christie is bringing her latest choral project to the bar...

Student project a hit

Cafe visits to Kyneton's Social Foundry have been made more fun for children since the unveiling of new purpose-built play equipment last week. The play...

History-making Kyneton show

The 2018 Kyneton Show made history when the pavilion opened for the first time on the Friday night. Kyneton Agricultural Society president Michael O'Sullivan said...

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