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Pandemic impacts on mental health

A new door-to-door mental health and wellbeing survey has found that one in four householders in the Macedon Ranges said they were...

Preserving our heritage apples

Harcourt has always been known as the ‘apple centre of Victoria’ but in recent years some of its heritage apple varieties have...

Join the ‘Vacctorians’

Some Mount Alexander Shire councillors were among those lining up on Friday morning to get their COVID-19 jabs, joining the increasing number...

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...

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...

Moving with the sounds of winter

As winter rolls in, two Kyneton businesses are giving people a chance to nurture and nourish.Awaken Yoga Studio and Wander into Wildness...

Family's close shave

Woodend's Steve Cutajar has family who would do almost anything for him - even shave their heads. It's not your typical 60th birthday gift, but...

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...

FRONTLINE FIGHTER

In February 2020, the United States was still largely unaware of the impending COVID-19 pandemic. Yanti Turang, a Kyneton born and raised nurse who now...

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...

Don't forget the flu jab

While the spotlight is on the COVID-19 vaccine rollout, local health professionals are warning against complacency around getting the flu vaccine as well. Among them,...

Residents receive COVID-19 vaccine

Central Highlands Rural Health continued its rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine to residents in Creswick, Daylesford and Trentham aged care facilities last week. More than...

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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

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