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Romsey falls short

Romsey was unable to nab a win in its second McIntyre Cup Twenty20 against Gisborne, falling short by 18 runs at home. Romsey won the toss and sent the visitors in, who quickly put runs...

Call for deers to be classed as pests

By Evelyn Leckie MACEDON Ranges Shire Council will again write to the Premier of Victoria and several ministers to request the immediate listing of deer as a pest animal in Victoria. Council’s director of planning and...

Council staff deployed to assist

Council staff from both Mitchell and Macedon Ranges shires have been deployed to Victoria’s north-east to assit with bushfire response and recovery. Mitchell Shire Council staff have joined many other local government staff to support...

Roundabout to improve safety

By Jackson Russell Work has begun on a new $4.7 million roundabout at the intersection of Main and Barry streets in Romsey, which will improve safety and traffic flow. Construction of a second roundabout is also...

CFA training for US firies

By Evelyn Leckie FIREFIGHTERS from the United States of America arrived in Mount Macedon on Friday for a four-hour training session with Darraweit Guim and Kyneton CFA volunteers before being deployed to East Gippsland. The 39...

T20 win for Romsey

Romsey finished 2019 with a comfortable 77-run win over St Anthony’s in the first of two McIntyre Cup Twenty20 matches. Romsey got off to a hot start with openers Taylor Stevenson and Chris Burkett each...

Food recycling launched

KERBSIDE waste collection in the Macedon Ranges Shire will now include food organics to divert thousands of tonnes of waste from landfill. State Government money will support a project worth more than $460,000 to potentially...

Way’s century leads Romsey

By Jackson Russell A massive century from captain Ben Way gave Romsey a great start on day one of its McIntyre Cup two-day match against Diggers Rest Bulla on Saturday. Way made 148 as the Redbacks...

No plans for Kilmore-Lancefield Road

Despite temporary speed restrictions being introduced months ago, there are no plans for improvement works on a section of Kilmore-Lancefield Road. An approximate five-kilometre stretch of road was reduced from 100km/h to 80km/h along with...

Music festival grows

By Steph McNicol Internationally-renowned soul and funk singer Kylie Auldist will headline the 2020 Macedon Ranges Music Festival in March. Organisers last week announced the line-up for the family-friendly festival at Gisborne Steam Park on March...