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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...

In the money

ROMSEY Primary School is the big winner in the news that the Victorian Budget 2018/19 will invest $19.6 million across the Macedon Ranges towards building and upgrading schools. Member for Macedon Mary-Anne Thomas visited the...

Active in business

LOCAL business achievers have the chance to be recognised in the 2018 Bendigo Bank Macedon Ranges Business Excellence Awards. Mayor, Cr Jennifer Anderson encouraged businesses of all types to enter the awards, which celebrate business...

Romsey park named

THE name of the new community park located at the former Romsey Primary School site is “Romsey Ecotherapy Park”. The name was chosen from 25 names submitted by community members and groups, including the Greater...

New Romsey tankers

THE Romsey Fire Brigade has welcomed two new firefighting appliances to its fleet. The first was a new CFA owned and issued 4.4C Heavy Tanker. This new tanker replaced the Brigade’s 3.4C tanker which was transferred...

Sporting clubs call for funding

By Joshua Wells TWO football netball clubs are desperate to continue upgrading their facilities, with lights and scoreboards at the top of the list. Two Macedon Ranges clubs are fundraising for new equipment, with Romsey Football...

What was that?

By Joshua Wells WAS it a gold mine blast, fighter jet, asteroid, an earthquake or a volcanic explosion? Residents across the Macedon Ranges Shire experienced an unexplained sonic boom at 10am on Wednesday morning, with Macedon...

Finding Lost Trades in Kyneton

A BUMPER crowd turned out for the Lost Trades Fair in Kyneton at the weekend. The fair aimed to showcase all sorts of different trades and talents of days gone by, with plenty of people...