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Local Central Victoria Climate Action group members support two of their Castlemaine members who fronted Bendigo Magistrates Court on Friday charged with trespass.

‘A win for democracy’

Two Castlemaine fathers who appeared in court last Friday charged with trespassing in a politician's office during a protest against Queensland's proposed Adani coal...
Windarring Urban Mushroom Farm workers Tegwen Prest, Melissa Gale and Josh Dixon with Windarring's employment pathways manager Mark Castle and team leader Mandy Fennessy.

Marvellous mushrooms

After just a few months of operation, Windarring's urban mushroom farm in Castlemaine is flourishing, and with multiple local eateries signing on to purchase...
Thirty-two people braved the elements to learn from six experts in the field how to restore river health. They were inspired by award-winning river ecologists to protect the rivers and wetlands in their area and learnt some of the skills that would help them do so. Photo: Sandy Scheltema

Guardians brave the elements

Wild and windy weather didn't deter prospective River Guardians from walking along the Campaspe River at Carlsruhe at an Upper Campaspe Landcare Network River...
Ben Plant was a major goal-booting force behind Kyneton's win

Senior men on a roll

After a slow start to the season, the Kyneton District Soccer Club's senior men have won their last three games. On Sunday, they took on...
KFNC's 2018 senior footballers model the commemorative jumper.

Limited edition … get in quick!

Do you have a special number you, your dad or grandfather played in for the Kyneton Tigers? The Kyneton Football Netball Club has produced a...
Macedon House has fallen into a state of disrepair, says Heritage Victoria.

Repair order for neglected site

Urgent repair orders have been issued for heritage-listed Macedon House in Gisborne. Heritage Victoria served the notice late last month stating, "owners had allowed the...
Dads Club committee members Luke Spielvogel, Mark Constable and Andrew Watt.

Meet the Dads Club

It might be difficult to make new mates in a new town but one group of dads is making it easier for people to...
Cloud9 cheese and wine producers Alan and Susan Deeble, and daughter Jacquie, welcome a new fund for small producers.

Small producers on cloud nine

Artisanal producers are expected to find some relief in a $2 million agriculture and premium food state government fund designed to help grow the...
"Fighting tooth and nail" for Romsey and District Fire Brigade's Headquarters - (from left) Ron Cole, David Needham, Noel Smithwick, Ralph Hermann and Peter Brooks.

Heat over CFA sale move

Local firies are fighting to halt the shock sale of the Romsey Group Headquarters. Group officer Ralph Hermann said the bombshell news had left brigade...
Maldon's Bev Phillips with one of the town's pre-European living treasures - a Eucalyptus melliodora, or yellow box, estimated to be 530 years old.

Living treasures

At a carefully estimated 530 years of age the mighty yellow box tree standing at Maldon's Bill Woodfull Reserve was there well before Captain...
Local LGBTIQ community consultant Sherene Clow, Castlemaine District Community Health prevention and allied health manager Louise Falconer, Castlemaine Community House manager Martyn Shaddick and Central Victorian Primary Care Partnership's Emma Shannon celebrate Friday's $76,140 announcement.

Funds for local LGBTIQ community

Friday was a great day for the local LGBTIQ community in Castlemaine and surrounds with news of a $76,140 state government grant delivered through...
Local LGBTIQ community consultant Sherene Clow, Castlemaine District Community Health prevention and allied health manager Louise Falconer, Castlemaine Community House manager Martyn Shaddick and Central Victorian Primary Care Partnership's Emma Shannon celebrate Friday's $76,140 announcement.

$780,000 beds boost

The bedding comfort factor is set to improve for staff and patients at Castlemaine Health thanks to a tidy $780,000 state government funding boost. Member...

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Radio 88fm to feature

Castlemaine-based seniors radio station Radio 88fm is once again being featured as part of the Victorian Seniors Festival program.

C-DOC this weekend