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Detective Leading Senior Constable Glenn Johnston and Detective Leading Senior Constable Wade Andrews of the Macedon Ranges Crime Investigation Unit have received commendations for their investigation of the escape of inmates from the Malmsbury Youth Justice Centre in January last year.

Professionalism commended

Two local detectives have been commended for their professionalism in investigating a raft of serious offences committed by inmates who escaped from the Malmsbury...
Olive growers in Pastoria's east have argued their farm would suffer without the constant on-ground care that a house on their property would allow them to deliver.

Farm zone housing still a ripe issue

Olive growers in Pastoria's east have argued their produce, animals and farm plan would suffer without the constant on-ground care that a house on...

Biggest pothole in history

Macedon Ranges Shire Council has unearthed one of the biggest potholes in its history, on Premier Mine Road, Kyneton. A council employee operating a grader...

Postie pilgrimage to make tracks

A pilgrimage of old iconic Australian 'postie bikes' led by locals will make tracks this September to raise funds and awareness for 'low survival'...

Parma night for the farmers’ fight

Local pubs, clubs and restaurants are serving up parmas with added incentive. They have backed the widespread 'Parma for a Farmer' campaign that sees participating...
Gisborne Fire Brigade's Berris Saultry and Di Dale are just two of the local firefighters stepping up for the Melbourne Firefighter Stair Climb and are calling on the community to support the cause.

Local brigades step up

Local firefighters are stepping up to to fight depression, PTSD and suicide in this year's Melbourne Firefighter Stair Climb. Each participant will race up 28...

New courts to be a hit

Tennis will become even more of a hit in Riddells Creek with three new Tennis Australia compliant hard courts to be constructed. The $100,000 upgrade...

Macedon wants a hub

A group of Macedon locals have banded together in a bid to convert a council-owned building into a community hub. The former maternal and child...

Blaze at Highbank

The historic Kyneton farmhouse owned by television personality Tonia Todman was significantly damaged by fire yesterday morning. Firefighters arrived at Highbank, on Donnelly Road, at...
Ray Tadd

Match 500 for a sport master

If, when he began playing junior footy for Macedon in 1981, Ray Tadd had listened to people who told him that he was "not...

Cash windfall boosts budget

Public submissions and an unexpected cash windfall of $465,000 in federal government grants has changed the shape of Macedon Ranges Shire Council's 2018/19 Budget...

Comparing our crime stats

Mount Alexander Shire has a consistently higher crime rate per head of population than its Macedon Ranges Shire neighbour, the latest Crime Statistics Agency...

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Ceramicist to open studio

Sculptural but functional are the wonders created in the studio of Macedon ceramicist Vanessa Lucas. And people can watch...

Fun on the fairway

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