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Vital service celebrated

MORE than 25 volunteer drivers have assisted elderly community members get to 150-plus medical appointments since March last year – an initiative run through the Romsey and Lancefield neighbourhood houses. Project co-ordinator Fiona Lang said...

Future at risk

The future of the Romsey Region Business and Tourism Association is in doubt if the group is unable to recruit new members to its committee of management before its annual general meeting on November...

Worldwide connection

By Evelyn Leckie AN unexpected email sent to the wrong address has connected two men’s sheds from across the world. Romsey Men’s Shed members in the United Kingdom were puzzled when an email landed in their...

Rain costs Romsey

By Jackson Russell A rainy Saturday afternoon cost Romsey its second win of the Gisborne and District Cricket Association McIntyre Cup season when its one-dayer against Riddell was abandoned with 11 overs left. After winning the...

Showtime at Lancefield

Lancefield showcased the best of the Macedon Ranges on Sunday with the annual Lancefield Show. The show expanded from past years and included gourmet food demonstrations among other attractions. Macedon Ranges councillor and Lancefield resident Bill...

Romsey rebounds, Wallan wins

By Jackson Russell Romsey was able to rebound from its first up loss with a nail-biting five-wicket away win over Bacchus Marsh in their Gisborne District Cricket Association McIntyre Cup clash on Saturday. The hosts set...

Water worries

By Evelyn Leckie THERE are fears Western Water’s plans to discharge recycled water into Deep Creek in Romsey will mirror the same negative effects which occured in Kyneton. Due to a surplus in waste water at...

Candidate to contest charges

By Evelyn Leckie A HEARING date in March next year has been set for former state election candidate Meralyn Klein who will contest assault charges. Klein allegedly elbowed a volunteer at Whittlesea Early Voting Centre during...

MP supports men’s shed

By Jackson Russell AS part of Men’s Shed Week, Member for McEwen Rob Mitchell visited the Romsey Men’s Shed on Wednesday to show his support on their journey towards getting a physical shed. The Romsey Men’s...

Tiger’s homecoming

By Jackson Russell Lancefield Football Netball Club is hoping the return of a home grown talent will kick start the club’s rebuilding efforts in the 2020 Riddell District Football Netball League season. Tom Waters is returning...