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Some of the celebrations on the site of Harcourt's miniature railway project that has been named among the state's Pick My Project winners.

This project was picked!

A project engaging local teenagers to help build Australia's biggest miniature railway at Harcourt has won a $198,000 boost, emerging as one of the...
Newstead and District Swimming Pool Inc president Sue Pollard, Bendigo Regional YMCA CEO Jane Robson and Sharon Fraser at Newstead Swimming Pool following last week's council decision.

New management for Newstead pool

Bendigo Regional Young Men's Christian Association Youth Services will manage Newstead Swimming Pool for the next three years following a council decision last week. But...
Hepburn Shire councillor Don Henderson, artist David Bromley, Macedon MP Mary-Anne Thomas, singer Kate Ceberano and Cr John Cottrell announce the new festival in January this year.

New festival collapses

An arts and wellness festival awarded $450,000 in state government funding has been cancelled. Eyebrows were raised when the government announced the significant funding allocation...
A new $1,056,455 council contract will see Bendigo Regional YMCA Youth Services manage outdoor pools in Castlemaine, Harcourt and Maldon over the next three years.

The splash on our pool contracts

A new $1,056,455 council contract will see Bendigo Regional YMCA Youth Services manage outdoor pools in Castlemaine, Harcourt and Maldon over the next three...
Greg Barkla and Bob Bent with Bob's bike and Winston the Black Dog mascot at The Mill in Castlemaine.

Locals join the ride

Castlemaine locals Greg Barkla and Bob Bent have teamed up to take part in the Black Dog Ride, a 10-day motorcycle tour to raise...
Sylvia rides a Harley Street 500 and Mark rides a Harley 1200 Custom Sportster.

These riders dispel the myth

Macedon Ranges ULYSSES Club is working to dispel the long-held myth that 'bikers mean trouble'. Beyond the intimidating Harley handles, leather jackets and 'tough guy'...
Preparing to compete: Harcourt's Brasher family features five keen mountain biking members who are looking forward to this weekend's competition Pictured (left to right) are Owen Brasher,13, Al Brasher, 15, Andrea Brasher, Sammy Brasher, 10, Brian Brasher, Paddy Brasher, 4, and Declan Brasher, 7.

Riders raring to race

Harcourt's new mountain bike park hosts its first major competitive mountain biking event this Sunday. The Goldfields Winter Series is expected to bring up to...

Backlash over bike review

Community backlash may force Macedon Ranges Shire Council to reconsider a review of its ban on motorised recreational vehicle use within 500 metres of...

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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...