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Riddell football: Wallan fights draw with Woodend-Hesket

By Tricia Mifsud DESPITE a 38-point deficit at quarter time, Wallan kept its opponent Woodend-Hesket to two goalless quarters to tie its senior football match at 10.6 (66) on Saturday. Originally scheduled as the Magpies’ home...

Macedon Ranges Shire Council adopts interim affordable housing policy

By Tricia Mifsud MACEDON Ranges Shire Council will aim to increase the supply of appropriate affordable housing in the shire through advocacy, decision making, facilitating and investing. The council unanimously adopted an affordable housing interim policy...

Romsey celebrates Christmas with lights and decorations competition

By Tricia Mifsud Romsey residents and businesses have once again embraced the Christmas spirit, participating in the Christmas in Romsey Light and Decorations Competition 2021. First, second and third prizes were awarded to the best homes...

Volunteer groups grab grants

Member for McEwen Rob Mitchell has congratulated local recipients of the Federal Government’s Volunteer Grants Program. The program, now into round six, was designed to support community groups and not-for-profit organisations that use volunteers to...

Showcasing Macedon Ranges artists

By Tricia Mifsud A POP-up art gallery has been set up on High Street in Lancefield to showcase artists and to raise money for the community. Ten artists and their works are currently featured in the...

Gisborne and District cricket: Romsey wins second straight McIntyre Cup

By Tricia Mifsud ROMSEY Cricket Club has started its McIntyre Cup season with two straight wins following its 35-run victory against East Sunbury on Saturday. Winning the toss and electing to bat first at John McMahon...

Lancefield Christmas decorations light up town

By Colin MacGillivray A GROUP of more than a dozen Lancefield residents dubbing themselves the ‘Christmas elf workshop’ is brightening High Street businesses with festive rooftop art. For three years the group has created giant Christmas...

Jennifer Anderson elected Macedon Ranges Shire Council Mayor for fifth term

MACEDON Ranges Shire Council Mayor Jennifer Anderson was re-elected for her fifth term in the leadership role. The mayor and deputy mayor were elected for the upcoming 12 months, with councillors voting in favour of...

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...