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A leader in sustainability

David Gormley-O'Brien's passion for sustainability has inspired positive change in the Macedon Ranges. Last week he was honoured as...

Get to know your grower

With the issues currently faced by supermarkets in being able to keep the shelves stocked due to high rates of COVID-related absenteeism,...

Regional pride on show

An evening celebrating fashion, self-expression and affirmation is planned for the Macedon Ranges this week. ‘Queers on the Catwalk’...

POWER PARK STALLED

Plans have stalled for a major community renewable energy park to help power Macedon Ranges. The Macedon Ranges Sustainability Group project, south of Woodend, proposes...

Lancefield recycling centre launches

Lancefield locals are encouraged to think twice about what they are sending to landfill through the launch of a Lancefield Recycle Centre last week. The...

Rebates slash the cost of solar

Benjamin Franklin famously said that "In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes". Well, to that, I reckon...

Foodbanks meet changing needs

Foodbanks in Kyneton and Gisborne are preparing to meet the changing needs of Macedon Ranges locals amid the coronavirus pandemic. Kyneton Caring Community's Kerryn Wildenburg...

Seed library to sprout benefits

The Macedon Ranges community will reap the benefits from growing its own plants as a new initiative gets underway. The Macedon Ranges Seed Library will...

Northern exposure – Take a tour of dream eco home at Woodend

Having spent 30 years looking after a very old weatherboard house in Rosanna, Lindsay and Geoff Cumming knew exactly what they wanted in building...
(From left): Bruce Mildenhall, Lisa Chesters MP, Lily D'Ambrosio MP, Barry Man, Mary-Anne Thomas MP, Al Reid, mayor Janet Pearce, David Gormley-O'Brien, Cr Jennifer Anderson and Ralf Thesing.

Power to community – Woodend wind energy project gets go ahead

A community wind energy facility at Woodend has been given the go ahead following the state government's approval of a planning scheme amendment to...

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World-class grown up rock

Joeys Coop are currently touring the east coast states to promote their recently release sophomore album Lachlan Valley Dirt. Friday...

Skate park priority