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Heart-starter for Macedon

The Macedon community was quick to rally behind a bid to secure a defibrillator for the heart of their town.

LANES PLAN DIVIDES

Opinion is divided among Woodend and Macedon residents over a Regional Roads Victoria plan to reconfigure Black Forest Drive from four lanes...

What a day at Riddell!

The Riddell versus Macedon senior football match on Saturday was touted as the Match of the Day in the RDFNL’s opening round, and it...

Great effort all round

After a COVID-enforced hiatus in 2020, tin rattlers at the traffic lights and street walkers were back, collecting for the Royal Children's Hospital Good...

Premierships spread about

Premierships for season 2020-2021 were decided across various senior grades in the Gisborne District Cricket Association on Saturday. While the powerful Bacchus Marsh club claimed...

Planned burn at Macedon

Forest Fire Management Victoria will conduct a planned burn, weather permitting, at Macedon next week. The 70.6-hectare burn, at Dixon Road, four kilometres south-west of...

Minerals exploration explained

Local communities can learn about minerals exploration in their region at an online information session this month. The Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions is...

Growth groan – Riddell rail under pressure

Train users are feeling the squeeze of Riddells Creek's service as commuters from outside the town descend to take advantage of cheaper fares, and...
Macedon residents have something to celebrate with strong prospects for a Neighbourhood House at 47 Victoria Street. Pictured are Karen Goltz, Samara Hodson, Elizabeth Barnett, Jennifer Brusley and Blake Byron-Smith with daughter Beatrice.

House thrown a lifeline

Macedon locals are overjoyed with the shire council's decision to scrap the intended sale of 47 Victoria Street. The much-loved house was the former maternal...
Kyneton Fire Brigade's 4th Lieutenant Jessica Cockerill-Wright was named one of Macedon Ranges' Young Citizens of the Year in Australia Day honours at the weekend.

Young trailblazer

Last year Jessica Cockerill-Wright made history as Kyneton Fire Brigade's first female member elected lieutenant in the brigade's 134-year history. Since then, the Kyneton local...
Woodend teen Shaylyn Blyth has become a strong voice for youth in the Macedon Ranges.

A strong voice

Just a few years ago Shaylyn Blyth, 17, did not expect to spark change nor the positive impact she has on those around her. Now...
Bendigo West Labor incumbent Maree Edwards (left) stopped over at Castlemaine North Primary on Saturday as she toured local polling booths and is pictured here with former Mount Alexander Shire councillor Jess Howard. Photo: Max Lesser

Strong endorsement

Premier Daniel Andrews has declared Victoria "the most progressive state in the nation" following Victorian Labor's landslide win over the Liberal Nationals in Saturday's...

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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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