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Jazz talent returns home

US jazz talent Gemma Sherry has returned home to Castlemaine for the holidays and is planning to do some gigs in Daylesford...

Hall’s hefty facelift

The eight-month restoration of the historic Kyneton Town Hall is set to be completed this month. Mayor Jennifer Anderson...

Check off that Christmas list

Castlemaine traders will be open late again this Friday evening as part of two late night shopping nights that have been coordinated...

Theatre co moves in

After years of having no fixed abode, Castlemaine Theatre Company has finally secured a new base to call home.

A little French tête-à-tête

Friday mornings mean just one thing for a growing group of Castlemaine locals – time for a little French tête-à-tête.

New arts hub for Lancefield

Metal sculptures, local landscapes and botanical art are among the works to be discovered at Lancefield's new gallery space.

COVID test clinic shifts

While more than 95 per cent of eligible people living in Castlemaine have now been double vaxxed, the town's newly relocated COVID...

Collaboration for change

Mount Alexander Shire residents plan to reframe and refocus their efforts to address climate change through the launch of an innovative new...

Local stars shine at MVAs

Soul virtuosos Emma Donovan & The Putbacks were the standout triumph at the 2021 Music Victoria Awards. The group,...

Mine shaft rescues

Two dogs have been rescued from mine shafts by local CFA brigades and a specialist unit in the space of week.

Inclusion vital

Members of the Mount Alexander Shire Disability Advocacy Group were out in force in the Castlemaine CBD last Friday to celebrate the...

‘Road graffiti’ message

'Road graffiti' from a likely wildlife rescuer artist has been been praised as Three Chain Road residents hope to see wildlife road...


Cricket back on in top five grades

After being in recess for the past two Saturdays due to increasing COVID implications, Gisborne District Cricket Association’s 2021-2022 season resumes this...

In the Hall of Fame