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Truck strikes ambulance

A patient transfer ambulance parked on the side of Lauriston Road at Lauriston was side-swiped by a passing tip truck and trailer last Tuesday afternoon.

Elliot claims top award

Kyneton's Elliot Foster has been named Inspirational Student of the Year and Student of the Year Animal Studies in the 2024 Bendigo TAFE Industry Excellence Awards.

Global glory for bluestone

Malmsbury bluestone has become the first Australian stone recognised as a Global Heritage Stone Resource. tme

Council funds running dry?

Financial constraints are limiting Macedon Ranges Shire Council's ability to deliver new infrastructure and basic maintenance to community expectation.

Man dies at Lake Eppalock

A 25-year-old Lancefield man has drowned at Lake Eppalock in Kimbolton.

Drink drivers learn lesson

Two male drivers who made the mistake of having a 'traveller' while driving were intercepted by a Booze Bus in Kyneton last Thursday afternoon.

Strike teams ready for action

Strike teams from the New South Wales Rural Fire Service have been deployed to Victoria to assist the CFA amid today's extreme...

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.