The Free Press

Refugee plight in spotlight

By Eden HynninenTWO Macedon Ranges community organisations are banding together to lead community awareness on refugees.Romsey Neighbourhood House and Lancefield Neighbourhood House are...

Buddhist temple plans denied

By Eden HynninenMACEDON Ranges Shire Council has denied a planning permit for the development of a Buddhist temple in Gisborne South.At a council...

Lancefield PS upgrades one step closer

A BIG step has been taken towards Lancefield Primary School’s exciting upgrade, with an architect appointed.Member for Macedon Mary-Anne Thomas announced on Friday that Y2 Architecture was...

More rural doctors

Gisborne’s Bridget Fallon and Macedon’s Cassandra Hocking will start at a new Murray-Darling rural medical program in Victoria to tackle the nation-wide rural doctor shortage.The 15 regional...

Lancefield Practice turns 10

Dr Marina Kefford and Dr Paul Carter celebrated a decade in the Lancefield community after opening the Lancefield Country Practice together on February 9, 2009.After 10 years...

Romsey falls short, Wallan dodges bullet

by Jackson RussellROMSEY Cricket Club suffered a 72-run first innings loss to Gisborne in their two-day McIntyre Cup match at Romsey Park on Saturday.

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