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On tour with Jimmy Barnes

Macedon Ranges singer/songwriter Taylor Sheridan will support Aussie legend Jimmy Barnes in his upcoming national tour, culminating in a performance at the...

Help keep VGR on track

The Victorian Goldfields Railway has launched a fundraising appeal to assist with an upgrade of the tourist line between Muckleford and Maldon.

Gardens identity crisis

Hundreds of trees and plants in Macedon Ranges botanical gardens have gone unidentified for users for years. Friends of...

Sculpture to make waves

The team at Tait Decorative Iron in Castlemaine is in the process of putting the finishing touches on six sculptures for a special parkland project at Frankston.

Council slams ward restructuring

Mount Alexander Shire Council has slammed a decision by the state government to create a single-member ward structure for the shire ahead of the local government elections in October.

Man arrested for burglary

A significant number of tools and a Nissan Navara Ute were stolen when offenders broke into the Kaiser Reef Gold Processing Plant workshop and office in Maldon early Saturday, February 10.

Dangerous drivers caught on camera

Dangerous drivers in Mount Alexander and Macedon Ranges were caught on camera last weekend as popular TV show Highway Patrol stopped traffic in Kyneton, Woodend, Gisborne and Castlemaine.

Equipment upgrades for Dhelkaya Health

Castlemaine Hospital operating theatre equipment and aged care facilities at Maldon Hospital and Ellery House will undergo upgrades.

Intersection works to begin

Work will soon get under way to upgrade the intersection of Barringo and Hamilton roads in New Gisborne.

Macropod vet bound for US

Red Box Wildlife Shelter veterinarian Dr Mark Sayer will visit the United States this month to be the local shelter's ambassador at the 2024 Education and Conservation Society of Macropodidae Conference.

Small business forced to subscribe

A small business owner in Kyneton has called out a software service provider for doubling her subscription fee to charge her for an additional service she did not agree to subscribe to.

Update on power outages

CitiPower and Powercor crews are working to restore power to about 107,000 customers as a severe storm front pushes through Victoria.