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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...

Time to take tea at Plaistow

Renowned for its luscious cakes and home-baked scones, the annual Biggest Morning Tea at Plaistow Homestead has gained a hungry legion of supporters. In preparation...

Biggest morning stroll

Pull on your walking shoes and take a stroll around Castlemaine's beautiful botanical gardens for a very good cause this Thursday. Castlemaine District Community Health...
Pictured are: Dave Tye from Mount Gambier, Jon Narik from Warrnambool, Clem Hutchesson of Mount Gambier, Ian McMillan from Deniliquin and Matt McMillan from Berwick.

British bike invasion

Hundreds of British bikes invaded the roads around Castlemaine over the weekend for the annual All British Bike Rally. Triumphs, Nortons, Vincents and BSAs were...
The new With One Voice Central Victoria Choir was launched last in Kyneton week.

New choir launched

The Mechanics Institute in Kyneton was buzzing last Wednesday night with the sound of a group of enthusiastic voices. The new With One Voice Central...
Powlett St. Ices can be found at the Lancefield Farmers Market on Saturday.

Market turns 16

Lancefield Farmers Market this Saturday will mark its 16th anniversary. While the Macedon Ranges has a farmers market somewhere on most Saturdays each month, Lancefield...

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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...