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A decade of service

Ten years on council has proven a rewarding endeavour for Macedon Ranges Shire councillor Jennifer Anderson.

Five killed in Daylesford crash

Two children were among five people killed in a horror fatal collision at Daylesford on Sunday.  Emergency services were...

Farm build denied

Use and building of a dwelling to support a prize horse stud proposal in Bolinda has been rejected a second time in...

Lancefield’s Raglan Street to close

Raglan Street at Lancefield will soon close permanently to make way for future growth and improve student safety at St Mary's Primary School.

Man arrested at Harcourt

Homicide Squad detectives are investigating the death of a woman in Kangaroo Flat on Sunday night.

Romsey Pub pokies bid

Romsey Football Netball Club Inc has applied for 50 gaming machines at the former Romsey Hotel.

Carrying the torch

Legacy torchbearer Isabella Bates has been awarded an honour usually reserved for a soldier's meritorious service. Isabella is one...

Longstanding dispute resolved

A longstanding farm zone permit dispute between a Lancefield property owner and Macedon Ranges Shire Council has ended in the applicant's favour.

Kids in the kitchen

Primary school students were challenged to prepare a stack of three pancakes with a mixed berry sauce in the first round of the Sacred Heart College Junior Chef Competition held recently.

Let’s talk about bushfires

Do you have any questions about bushfires? Woodend Fire Brigade wants to hear from you!  As summer approaches, it’s...

The cost of caring

Volunteer wildlife rescuers in the Macedon Ranges have described their workload as unsustainable.  They say the callouts they respond...

Calls for creative housing solutions

Creative housing solutions were high on the agenda at last week's meeting of Mount Alexander Council with residents raising the issue at...