Tag: Mount Alexander Shire Council

Bee kill on the agenda

Mount Alexander Shire Council's use of chemicals to kill a swarm of bees at Castlemaine's botanical gardens will be discussed at tonight's council meeting. The...

Castlemaine-Guildford rail trail idea starts rolling

The disused Castlemaine to Guildford railway corridor should be turned into a rail trail, keen local cyclist Lou Citroen believes. The Castlemaine recreational cyclist has...

Backing cash-for-cans

It is not yet known what impact a state-wide container deposit scheme would have on kerbside recycling services but both Macedon Ranges and Mount...

Innovation and creativity shine at 2019 Mount Alexander Business Awards

Ten local businesses have been recognised for excellence in their field at a gala event to announce winners of the 2019 Mount Alexander Business...

Bioenergy plant plan for Castlemaine

Hopes to build a Castlemaine bioenergy plant using waste product generated at Don KR, in a bid to drive down greenhouse gas emissions while...

Significant signing for new hot rodding centre at Castlemaine

It was no ordinary, everyday lease that was signed on site at Castlemaine's old Etty Street secondary college campus late last week. With a flourish...

Climate petition gathers support in Mount Alexander

A group of Mount Alexander Shire residents with serious concerns about a lack of urgency by government at all levels in addressing climate change...

Lights up after dark

The launch of six new floodlights at Chewton's Soldiers Memorial Park on Friday means Castlemaine Goldfields Football Club can now expand its membership and...

Newstead ‘getting it done’

Newstead residents are set to receive most of what they'd hoped for when they petitioned Mount Alexander Shire Council for an upgrade of the...

Baringhup solar hearings begin

State planning panel hearings for the proposed 75 megawatt Baringhup solar farm began yesterday and will continue today at Maldon's Bill Woodfull Reserve. Planning Panels...

Blow-out: council awards play space contract

A desire not to water down the grand plan for Castlemaine's new Victory Park play space has prompted Mount Alexander Shire Council to vote...
Carli Springate is the brains behind the Book Boxes project.

Encouraging a love of reading

A new community project will see books available across the Mount Alexander Shire for children to read. The Book Boxes project has been developed by...

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