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Waiting game

By Jackson RussellThe community is playing a waiting game for Federal Government funding for the Macedon Ranges Regional Sports Precinct.The State Government delivered...

Broadford netballers break drought

Broadford netballers had much to celebrate with a win in all grades against Lancefield on Saturday highlighted by A Grade taking its first victory in two seasons.With one...

Redbacks in a purple patch

By Jackson RussellRomsey cruised to a 134-point win over Melton Centrals on Saturday.Romsey was able to improve its record to 5-1 and also better...

Langbourne’s eight-goal haul inspires Roos

By Jackson RussellBroadford had its second win of the season with a 28-point win over Lancefield on Saturday.With both sides coming into the contest 1-4, it was anyone’s...

Snow caution

The first snowfall of the year has landed on Mount Macedon, creating picturesque but slippery conditions for travellers on the road.Mount Macedon CFA community safety co-ordinator Nicky...

Cutting down barriers

A first-of-its-kind program is empowering women in the Macedon Ranges, giving them independence, a greater sense of gender equality and the practical skills to look after their property.

Riddell District wins at home

By Jackson RussellA massive comeback saw Riddell District Football Netball League steal a win over the Southern Football Netball League at Romsey Park on Saturday.

Planning stranglehold

By Eden Hynninen Lancefield residents feel they are trapped and being exploited following a Macedon Ranges Shire Council plan to control the development of their land.Close to...

Council at a crossroad

CLARKEFIELD residents feel their concerns are falling on deaf ears after two councils have failed to take responsibility for a dangerous section of a Clarkefield road.There has...

WANTED: MORE POLICE

More than 1000 residents have signed two petitions for more police after hours in Romsey and surroundings towns.Romsey resident Kristi Gilbert started one petition last year for...