Tag: Chewton

New speed limit in place

The controversial new 50 km/h speed limit along the 6.4 kilometre stretch of the Pyrenees Highway is now officially in effect.

Monster celebration this Saturday

Take a trip back into our goldfields past at the annual 1851 Diggers’ Monster Meeting celebration at Chewton this Saturday.

Homecoming gig

Seven-piece Naarm-based free psych sonicists, Star/Time, are performing live at The Red Hill Hotel in Chewton this Friday with special guests, local...

Zemiro makes tracks in the Goldfields

Great Australian Walks With Julia Zemiro is a new SBS series that will see the television presenter embark on 10 of Australia’s...

Debut film to screen

The debut film of Tehran-born, Australia-raised writer and director and Chewton resident, Noora Niasari, will be screening at Castlemaine's Theatre Royal this...

Songs of people and place

Valley Road winds through rolling basalt hills from Glenhope towards Chewton, connecting two friends, Rebecca Jane Howell and Marty Mckenna, who have...

Restoration begins for old church

Mount Alexander Shire Council has begun work to repair and restore the former Wesleyan Church in Chewton. The building...

Walk for reconciliation

Chewton Primary School led a community 'Walk for Reconciliation' along the Leanganook Walking Track at Chewton last Friday. Inspired...

Mine shaft rescues

Two dogs have been rescued from mine shafts by local CFA brigades and a specialist unit in the space of week.

Ghosts of Chewton’s past

The ghosts of Chewton's past are about to be brought back to life when local historian Ken McKimmie leads a public history...

Don’t trash our bushland

Chewton residents are outraged after a significant quantity of rubbish was discovered illegally dumped in bushland in the Castlemaine Diggings National Heritage...

Indigenous crowdfunding win

A crowdfunding campaign to purchase a parcel of land at Chewton as a permanent base for the local Indigenous community has rocketed to success,...

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