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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...

Ready, set … Run The Maine

This Friday public holiday is a big one for Castlemaine as the town hosts hundreds of runners for the annual Run The Maine. Event director...

Drone daredevils take fishing to new heights at Upper Coliban Reservoir

A daring Kyneton fisherman and his mates have tackled the first-ever drone fishing at Upper Coliban Reservoir in a stunt that put everything on...

Lights up after dark

The launch of six new floodlights at Chewton's Soldiers Memorial Park on Friday means Castlemaine Goldfields Football Club can now expand its membership and...

Lifting spirits – Belly dancing a wellbeing boost

Anita Zacchigna clearly recalls seeing belly dancing performed for the first time. "I was about 15 when I first saw belly dancing and I just...

Twenty years of dance

Castlemaine's long-running hip-hop dance school Movement Zone is celebrating 20 years of dance with a special event at the Theatre Royal on Saturday August...

On-water access

Residents are seeking reassurance on water quality and safety as the state government prepares to open on-water access for Coliban Water's Kyneton catchment from...

Let off some steam!

With the school term break now in full swing, a special steam train running between Castlemaine and Maldon has been offering kids the chance...

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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...

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