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Kinders improving outdoor areas

FOUR Macedon Ranges kindergartens are set to benefit from nearly $25,000 in grants that will provide kids with improved outdoor play spaces. The funding comes through the state government’s Minor Infrastructure Refurbishment grants, which provides...

In the money

THE Pyalong Primary School playgroup now has a new facility thanks to a generous donation by the Kilmore and District Community Bank. The bank’s representatives, Customer Relations Officer and Kate Boulton, Community Engagement and Marketing...

School’s back in

THE first stage of the old Romsey Primary School site redevelopment has completed, with a community health centre and adjoining park almost ready to open to the public. Cobaw Community Health and Romsey Ecotherapy Park...

Ballads against bullying

A NIGHT of jazz and musical theatre in Kyneton is raising money to implement anti-bullying and cyberbullying programs in schools. Thomas Currie’s show, The Curtain Rises, features the 19-year-old and pianist Geoffrey Scarlett performing music...

Little Aths receives life saving tool

TWO Macedon Ranges sports organisations have been successful in receiving a package that could save lives. Lancefield Romsey Little Athletics Centre was announced by Member for Macedon Mary-Anne Thomas last week a successful applicant in...

In the money

ROMSEY Primary School is the big winner in the news that the Victorian Budget 2018/19 will invest $19.6 million across the Macedon Ranges towards building and upgrading schools. Member for Macedon Mary-Anne Thomas visited the...

Police confirm school investigation

VICTORIA Police has confirmed they are investigating an incident that occurred on Monday at a school in Wallan.It is believed the Wallan Secondary College was allegedly visited by police following a fight with students.A...

Finding Lost Trades in Kyneton

A BUMPER crowd turned out for the Lost Trades Fair in Kyneton at the weekend. The fair aimed to showcase all sorts of different trades and talents of days gone by, with plenty of people...

Smelly mushrooms prompt school evacuation

THE ODOUR from a mushroom farm caused a school in Doreen to enact their evacuation plan this morning after reports of a gas leak on Friday morning.Country Fire Authority (CFA) Doreen captain Chris Maries...

Old school, new future

THE transformation of the old Romsey Primary School site into a community health centre and all-abilities park has begun. Council, Cobaw Community Health and the Greater Romsey All- Abilities Park committee (GRAAP Inc.) are working...