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Lancefield Cricket Club supporting female cricketers

By Tricia Mifsud LANCEFIELD Cricket Club has become the first club in Gisborne and District Cricket Association’s Kookaburra Women’s League to field two senior sides, supporting more women in the area to take on a...

Residents slam government response to June storm damages

By Colin MacGillivray MACEDON Ranges and Mitchell residents have slammed a ‘disgraceful’ Federal Government response to their concerns after petitioning for better telecommunications infrastructure following June’s devastating storms. Many homes across the region were left without...

Gisborne District cricket: Wallan embraces McIntyre Cup challenge

By Tricia Mifsud WALLAN Cricket Club will play among the Gisborne and District Cricket Association’s best competition, after being elevated to the McIntyre Cup for the 2021-22 season. Stepping up from the Johnstone Shield, Wallan coach...

Riddells Creek CFA to receive field command vehicle

RIDDELLS Creek Fire Brigade will receive a new field command vehicle thanks to a $56,667 State Government grant. Seven fire CFA brigades in the Macedon electorate will receive grants to the total value of $599,696...

McEwen Liberal candidate Richard Welch outlines election agenda

By Colin MacGillivray LIBERAL candidate for McEwen Richard Welch has labelled infrastructure and mental health services as his two biggest priorities ahead of the upcoming federal election. Mr Welch won Liberal preselection earlier this year and...

Macedon Ranges Shire Youth Awards recognise outstanding contributions

THE excellence of Macedon Ranges Shire’s youth have been recognised at the 2021 Youth Awards. Thirty-three nominations were received across six categories: willpower; nicely played; good deeds; skilling it; well aware; and pure imagination. Winners were...

Power restored in Macedon Ranges after storm; SES grateful for reprieve

By Aleksandra Bliszczyk Power was restored to thousands of Macedon Ranges Shire homes during the weekend after a storm on Thursday night – the second severe storm to hit the shire within months. Winds of up...

Sculpture exhibition coming to Hanging Rock

Hanging Rock Winery’s Art in the Vines exhibition is underway, showcasing 30 unique works from local and international artists to bring the vineyards to life once again. Now in its fourth year, the exhibition was...

Petition to reopen Romsey Hotel after owner has kept it shut for four years

By Tricia Mifsud A PETITION to pressure the Macedon Ranges Shire Council to have the current owner of the Romsey Hotel, which has been shut since 2017, to either sell or restore and reopen the...

Romsey dog claims world championship

By Max Davies A DOG from Romsey’s Inverbrae Jack Russell Kennel won the World Dog Show last month, becoming one of many in the kennel’s history to claim top honour on the world stage. Inverbrae owner...