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New health future

MACEDON Ranges Health and aged-care provider Benetas announced their official amalgamation on Thursday. The amalgamation sees Benetas take over all services previously provided by Macedon Ranges Health as part of a $60 million investment to...

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...

Going straight to the youth

The community is being asked to have their say on a draft youth strategy that has been developed in partnership with young people from the Macedon Ranges Shire. These young people have given the strategy...

AFL chips in

SPORT in the Gisborne area is set to receive a significant boost with funding for multiple projects announced on Thursday. AFL Victoria representatives visited the town to announce a $100,000 funding commitment to the two...

Sports minister visits Macedon Ranges

by Jackson Russell VICTORIAN Minister for Sport John Eren visited the Macedon Ranges on Thursday, June 14 to meet with Member for Macedon Mary-Anne Thomas and representatives from Macedon Ranges Shire Council regarding sporting needs...

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...

Basketball snub

by Jackson Russell ONE of Victoria’s peak sports bodies has called out the Macedon Ranges Shire Council over the omission of the proposed Macedon Ranges Regional Sports Hub from council’s 2018/19 draft budget. Basketball Victoria said...

Lancefield history being studied

LANCEFIELD is one of the towns being looked at as part of a heritage study being undertaken by the Macedon Ranges Shire Council. The study will review sites of heritage significance in Lancefield, Woodend, Macedon...

Boost for local projects

The Victorian Government’s Pick My Project fund is designed so that the community are able to have their say on the projects they want to get funded. The state budget, released last week, has $30...

Roundabout delivered

by Jackson Russell THE Romsey community are winners in this year’s state budget, with the sought after roundabout set to be built at the intersection of Main Street and Barry Street as part of $941...