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Forests and parks remain closed to visitors

Following the severe weather and storm event last week, the Wombat State Forest, the northern part of Lerderderg State Park, Macedon Regional...

Cobaw State Forest closed

Forest Fire Management Victoria has closed the Cobaw State Forest due to storm damage. Loddon Mallee deputy chief fire...

Refugee advocate to speak in Castlemaine

Refugee advocate Jana Favero will speak at Castlemaine’s Phee Broadway Theatre next week as a highlight of Castlemaine's Refugee Week program of...

Digital health leader honoured

Harcourt North resident Professor Kathleen Gray has been awarded a Medal of the Order of Australia for service to medicine through digital...

Nixon awarded AO

Former Victoria Police Commissioner and Castlemaine resident Christine Nixon has been made an Officer in the General Division of the Order of...

OAM for passionate planter

Declaring to all and sundry that you're going to plant a million trees is a fairly big boast.But Chewton's Dr Maggie McLeod...

A super contribution

Joe Farrugia is a self-confessed advocate for industry superannuation funds and would recommend anyone thinking of joining one to do so.It's sound...

AFSM honour for incident manager

The dedication of Stephen Walls to the Country Fire Authority has been recognised, with the long-serving member announced as a recipient of...

Missing dogs feared stolen

Five missing dogs are feared stolen after not being sighted since mid-May in the Macedon Ranges.The dogs, all desirable breeds, disappeared within...

Line crossed at school crossing

Police are ramping up their focus on Castlemaine's school crossings following a concerning near-miss last week.The increased policing focus follows last Wednesday's...

Storm ravages region

Power and communications cut for days, damaged property, fallen trees blocking roads, entire towns isolated and undrinkable mains water.This is the destruction...

Fourth win easy as pie!

Country Cob Bakery has reclaimed its crown for Australia’s Best Mince Pie for the fourth year running.The win was among five national...

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Forests and parks remain closed to visitors

Following the severe weather and storm event last week, the Wombat State Forest, the northern part of Lerderderg State Park, Macedon Regional...