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Billy Cart Challenge is racing again

Castlemaine’s favourite event, the Castlemaine Billy Cart Challenge, is back.“Everyone knows Castlemaine is the home of the hot rod. We’re reminding everyone...

MAIN Game footy fundraiser returns

The MAIN Game is an event like no other this side of the Great Divide and returns to Castlemaine on Sunday June...

On your bike teens and tweens!

School has not yet begun for 2021, but CycleSafe Mount Alexander and Bike Bendigo are gearing up to support students to ride from day...

Club Summer – poolside!

Poolside is looking like the place to be for the rest of summer - particularly if you're young and local. Backed with a tidy sum...

‘Glamping’ comes to Castlemaine

While this year has been immensely difficult for local tourism operators, Big 4 Castlemaine Gardens Holiday Park has used the lockdown closures as an...

Woodend Bowling Club celebrates 130 years

On Christmas Day this year, Woodend Bowling Club will celebrate 130 years since the very first green was opened - December 25, 1890. The origins...

Hot rod stalwarts honoured

Castlemaine hot rod stalwarts Larry and Mary O'Toole have been recognised with a special 'Legends' award by the Australian Street Rod Federation. The founders of...

Running on high

With COVID putting an indefinite halt on big running challenges that typically attract throngs of keen contestants, a group of Castlemaine runners has set...

Riding out of lockdown

By Penny Gilbert CycleSafe Mount Alexander is excited to be rolling out a series of bike rides to help our community ride out of lockdown. With...

Castlemaine – Maryborough rail trail gains momentum

Moves to develop a new rail trail linking Castlemaine to Maryborough are gaining momentum with a new committee of six now formed to pursue...

Tail-wagging wonderful!

It's official - Castlemaine finally has a site for its first off-lead dog park. After many years of speculation and multiple aborted suggestions for a...

Powerlifting women feature

Thirteen Castlemaine women who participate in powerlifting have contributed to a study investigating factors that may deter older women from strength training. Aimed at helping...

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‘Shep’ reaches 200

In an era where loyalty in local football has changed significantly over the years, Jesse Sheppard chalked up his 200th senior game...