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Health of mums and bubs varies by where they live

THE health of Australia’s pregnant women and their babies has improved across a range of health indicators, with infant death rates and the rate of women smoking during pregnancy on the decline, according to...

Resort for change

By Brooke Haffenden COMMUNITY reactions have been mixed following the announcement that a planning permit application has been lodged to transform Trawool Valley Resort into a Respite and Recovery Centre. The application before council by EACH...

No to hipster highway

by Ian Blyth MITCHELL Shire Council has moved to set up a working party following growing community opposition to the planned Wallan to Heathcote rail trail. With some 45 per cent of the proposed route currently...

Support group winds up

By Brooke Haffenden THE Kilmore and District Hospital (TKDH) has just finished its Wellness and Life After Cancer (WALAC) program, providing support to local residents in need. In collaboration with the Cancer Council, the program, across...

Centre of contention

by Joshua WellsMITCHELL Shire Council has buckled to public pressure and will extend Kilmore Leisure hours to 4pm on weekends.Council’s action comes after a Kilmore resident slammed the council over approving two fast food...

Flavour Gourmet – unique and healthy

BROADFORD’S Flavour Gourmet combines a gourmet grocery, health food store with a cafe that sells possibly the best coffee in Broadford along with a range of one-off artisan gifts. Now, four years down the track,...

Therapy goes to the dogs

Photo: Queensland Nurses and Midwives’ UnionTHOUSANDS of therapy dogs and their owners will join together around Australia on November 25 to celebrate Delta Society Australia’s 20th birthday and the remarkable bond between dogs and...
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Colour run fun

ALL the colours of the rainbow were on show when Macedon Ranges Health held its fourth annual ‘Colour Fun Run and Walk’.More than 650 participants and 100 volunteers took part in the event, getting...
Kilmore and District Hospital

Get on board at KDH

THE Kilmore and District Hospital has a number of opportunities for members of the community to get on board. Vacancies for board of management positions exist. The hospital is also seeking community members to sit...