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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...

Bonjour madame! Renault mini muster to roll into town

There will be a hint of French flair around the towns of Castlemaine and Maldon when the coming Labour Day weekend arrives. The Renault 4cv...

Walk for wellbeing

Castlemaine-based suicide prevention charity HALT (Hope Assistance Local Tradies) is gearing up for its second annual HALT Community Wellbeing Walk and is inviting interested...

Dog park still to have its day

Efforts to settle on a site for Castlemaine's long-mooted off-leash dog park are progressing - slowly - with hopes a location will be finalised...

Kyneton Show shines with record crowds

Organisers have declared the 159th Kyneton Show an enormous success with perfect spring weather on Show Day setting new attendance records. Kyneton Agricultural Society secretary...

A dash of Latin passion catches hold in Castlemaine

A dash of Latin passion is catching hold in Castlemaine and surrounds. The distinctly Spanish flavour fomenting in some unexpected local hotspots follows a happy...

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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...