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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...

Now that’s a shed! Rail precinct steams ahead

Measuring a whopping 160 metres long by 15.5 metres wide, the freshly completed carriage stabling shed at Castlemaine Heritage Rail Precinct is one of...

The Tough Guys are back in town

After two months of COVID-enforced hibernation the Tough Guys are back - and this time they're reading Steinbeck. The return of the Castlemaine chapter of...

You’ll never see another!

By the time Eric Burton stepped into his customised Styliner '49er they were old friends. They had a long acquaintance stretching back 33 years...

Shared trail on track

Construction on a Macedon Ranges shared-use trail will soon begin with the state government announcing $8.75 million towards the project last week. Woodend's cycling community...

Latest edition of Hot Rodding International hits stands

For the past 43 years, the monthly Australian Street Rodding magazine has been published from the offices of Graffiti Publications in Castlemaine. Now, the latest issue of...

Castlemaine wildlife reserve welcomes friends

It's a little natural jewel, easy walking distance to the centre of Castlemaine, and right under residents' noses. But many locals don't even realise the...

Castlemaine-Guildford rail trail idea starts rolling

The disused Castlemaine to Guildford railway corridor should be turned into a rail trail, keen local cyclist Lou Citroen believes. The Castlemaine recreational cyclist has...

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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