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Storm over but event not ended

Macedon Ranges is expected to face repercussions from June's destructive storm for the next month as initial clean-up continues.Woodend SES unit controller...

Storm ravages region

Power and communications cut for days, damaged property, fallen trees blocking roads, entire towns isolated and undrinkable mains water.This is the destruction...

Prepare for power outages ahead of extreme weather

Householders are being urged to prepare for potential power outages with strong winds expected to hit parts of the state late tonight...

Kyneton network upgrade boost for solar systems

Rooftop solar systems in the Kyneton district will operate better following an intensive program of works by electricity distributor Powercor over the next two...

New digs for Kyneton crews

The Kyneton team of electricity distributor Powercor has moved into a new depot. The $10 million development at Redesdale Road replaces the former depot that...

Not up to scratch

Poor tree pruning has brought Powercor's electric line clearance works to a standstill in the Macedon Ranges until the company and local council agree...

Town powered down

Malmsbury business operators have suffered through an extraordinarily bad run of power outages this past summer. On seven occasions since November, traders experienced power outages...

Anger over ‘brutal’ pruning in New Gisborne

Recent pruning of heritage trees to clear powerlines in New Gisborne's main street has been described by angry residents as "brutal". Local resident Ray Keane...

NETWORKS DOWN

Residents across the region vented their anger last week with mobile phone services disrupted from Tuesday to Thursday and power outages during Friday's 40-degree...

Tree trim too far

Powercor has apologised for powerline tree maintenance taken a step too far in a heritage area of Lancefield. Residents lodged complaints with the company following...

Powercor’s new Kyneton depot

Construction is underway on a new $10M Powercor depot at Kyneton. The facility is being built on the same road as the existing one -...

Wild weather on the way

Wild weather is predicted for tomorrow with a trough then strong cold front set to cross Victoria, accompanied by strong winds and a chance...

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Farmer wants a home

A Malmsbury cattle farmer is fighting to make his shed turned ‘man-cave’ into a legal residence. Travis Bruni is...

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