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Protecting the valley’s biodiversity

Work is under way on a biodiversity audit that aims to find out more about the creatures and plants that call the Harcourt Valley home.

Romsey’s skatepark plans progress

Macedon Ranges Shire Council has endorsed community consultation on designs showcasing what the new Romsey Skatepark would look like under plans for a revamp.

Adventure for landscape protection

Gisborne’s Jye Tebble has hiked the notorious Pacific Crest Trail in the USA in support of Biolinks Alliance’s work to restore and...

Drier conditions

Macedon Ranges residents are being urged to prepare for an increased likelihood of warmer and drier conditions over summer.

Angels in flight

Volunteer pilots have helped make life-changing spinal surgery possible for Kyneton farmer Krystal Bourke.

Annette Death returned as mayor, with new deputy

Macedon Ranges Shire Council has returned Annette Death to the role of mayor for 12 months, and elected Janet Pearce deputy mayor.

An all-night fire fight

Firefighters worked through the night to contain a grass and scrub fire at Mount Macedon last week.

Hood re-elected mayor of Hepburn Shire

Hepburn Shire councillors last week returned Cr Brian Hood as mayor and elected Cr Juliet Simpson as deputy mayor.

Telstra upgrading Malmsbury mobile network

Telstra will be upgrading its mobile base station in Malmsbury by adding additional infrastructure to bring better 4G services and new 5G...

Strike teams lend a hand

Kyneton firefighter John Pearce and Coliban group officer Andrew Jan were among a contingent of volunteers deployed this month to Queensland to assist in a massive bushfire crisis.

Sun shines on Kyneton show

Perfect weather saw huge crowds for both the Friday night carnival and Show Day on Saturday at the 161st Kyneton Show on the weekend.

Indigenous leader receives honour

Narungga Kaurna woman and Indigenous health leader Janine Mohamed has been named Victoria’s 2024 Australian of the Year.