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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...

Be technology savvy

A free mentorship program being offered in Castlemaine and surrounds aims to take the fear factor out of using digital technology for those lacking...

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...

Constant interruption to ADSL internet

Residents of Ashbourne and Woodend are struggling to work and study from home during lockdown with constant interruption to their old technology ADSL internet...

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...

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...

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...

Tower call answered for Woodend

A community call has been answered in Macedon Ranges Council's rejection of a proposed phone tower at the entrance to Woodend. The plan would have...

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 -...

Victorian Solar Homes rebate program overhaul urgently needed

Jo Kaptein, manager of the MASH and Hepburn Solar Bulk Buys The MASH community solar bulk-buy team was all ready to go on August 1,...

Tower proposal revisited

A proposal to construct a new Optus telecommunications tower at Castlemaine's Wesley Hill is set to be revisited. The revised proposal would see the tower...

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...

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Forests and parks remain closed to visitors

Following the severe weather and storm event last week, the Wombat State Forest, the northern part of Lerderderg State Park, Macedon Regional...