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Way of the future… new charge station at Harcourt

Harcourt's newly installed electric vehicle charge station is up and running with a new public EV fast charge station for Castlemaine soon to follow. The...

Early morning anger: commuters speak out

Fed up Castlemaine commuters have slammed the early morning passenger train service to Bendigo as totally unreliable and are demanding answers from the state...

'Near-miss' Maldon crossing upgrade begins

Work to improve the safety of a notorious railway crossing at Maldon begins this week, following a concerning series of near misses. The level crossing...

Is this exit speed safe?

A 100km/h speed limit on the southbound Calder Freeway exit to Woodend/Lancefield has long had local road users baffled. "The S-bend exit ends at a...

Where’s the hazard?

A 60km/h 'road hazard' speed limit along a long, straight section of road in Woodend with no apparent hazards in sight is confusing some...

Kyneton servo plan revealed

Plans for a McDonalds restaurant and multifaceted 24-hour service station for Kyneton's northern gateway have been revealed. A stand-alone McDonalds restaurant and drive-through is proposed...

Intersection with issues

A Kyneton intersection that has remained unchanged since the road it meets was the former Calder Highway is desperately in need of an upgrade,...

Double-rail ‘disaster’

Double-rail steel safety barriers on Romsey Road have been described as a "bureaucratic mess that has made the road less safe" and a "bumper...

EV tax slammed

With the first of the region's new electric vehicle fast charge stations to roll out at Maryborough within days, advocates are slamming the state...

Truck convoy returns!

In a tribute to the trucking industry of Australia and the people who have kept the wheels turning during an extraordinary year, the Castlemaine...

Fuel’s out for five months in Woodend

Woodend's only petrol station is currently closed while undergoing renovations and is planned to reopen in early April 2021. A BP spokesperson said once complete,...

Parking fines imminent?

Parking fines look imminent for residents of a Kyneton housing estate who say they have no other option than to park on their naturestrips. Parking...

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Filmmaker puts body on the line

A crowdfunding campaign has been launched to support the completion of a local documentary film celebrating the journey of the Mt Alexander...

Skate park priority

Big reveal soon