The Free Press

Residents asked about Romsey’s future

Macedon Ranges Shire Council will develop a township structure plan as part of planning for the future of Romsey. The council asked residents last year ‘what should Romsey look...

Romsey Men’s Shed seeks land

Members of the Romsey Men’s Shed are seeking a permanent or long term location for its members to meet. The Australian Men’s Shed Association (AMSA) supports almost 1000...

Bookworm boost at Riddells

NEW prep students across the state will soon receive free books as part of Labor’s election commitment to lift literacy and numeracy outcomes. Member for Macedon Mary-Anne Thomas...

Australia Day unites Macedon Ranges

by Eden Hynninen AFTER Friday’s heatwave the weather calmed for a warm and sunny Australia Day event at John Aitken Reserve in Gisborne. Hosted by...

Kids make furry friends

Children received a free one-on-one mobile zoo experience at the Romsey Library on Thursday thanks to Goldfields Libraries. Wildlife Gone Walkabout co-owner Adrian Black put on a wild show...

Showcasing the Macedon Ranges

The world-renowned Melbourne Food and Wine Festival is back for its 27th year and the Macedon Ranges will be hosting a number of gastronomic events throughout the region in March.

Enviro talk opportunity

EXPRESSIONS of Interest to speak and exhibit at the 2019 Loddon Mallee organics recovery information series for the horticulture industry are now open. Following on from the success of...

Seymour water supply intact during repairs

THANKS to the conservation efforts of local residents in the face of scorching hot conditions, Goulburn Valley Water was able to maintain water supply to Seymour, Avenel and Tallarook while repairing...

Community hope for mental health

HOPES are resting on the state government’s Royal Commission into Mental Health after its talks in October last year. Daniel Andrews announced the commission at the Kyneton Men’s...

Boost for local projects

The Small Change Project – a local initiative in Lancefield and Romsey – has come together with the Lancefield Neighbourhood House (LNH) to administer and distribute small grants to locals in the...