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Making a difference in Broadford

PharmaSave Pharmacy and Love in Action Broadford are collaborating to make a difference in the community this week.Love in Action Broadford is a group of local people who collect food and toiletries...

Top students awarded

TWO Mitchell Shire students were among 10 winners of the 2018 'Weary' Dunlop Award, presented last week at Parliament House.Broadford student Breanna Hinchcliffe and Kieran Holt, from Kilmore,...

Gastronomy gravitation

By Eden HynninenThe Macedon Ranges is cementing its reputation as a beacon for gastronomy with hundreds of people travelling to Melbourne Food and Wine Festival events in the...

‘Informal complaint’ goes viral

By Evelyn LeckieAn amusing approach requesting several potholes to be fixed in Heathcote Junction has eventually made its way to the correct road authority.

National busking competition set to draw crowds to Kilmore

By Evelyn LeckieKilmore is set to experience musicians, songwriters, belly dancers and many more talented acts at the regional busking championships next month.The...
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Mitchell Shire Council oppose Hogan’s pokies

By Evelyn LeckieMitchell Shire Council will make a submission opposing Hogan's Hotel's application for an extra 20 poker machines at its Wallan premises.The decision...

Pacers want to be the force in the north

By Jackson RussellWHITTLESEA Pacers are ready and raring to go for the 2019 Big V season, which started at the weekend.The Pacers women have been promoted to the...

Golf legends tee off at Mandalay

PGA Australia’s Legends Tour rolled through the Mitchell Shire last weekend with the Club Mandalay Legends Pro-Am.Peter Fowler and Ben Jackson tied for the win, each posting a course record five-under...

Former diplomatic turned novelist

By Eden HynninenBruce Nicholls is a man of varied accomplishments.Serving in Australia’s Foreign Service for nearly two decades with postings in India, Germany,...

Plans for Aboriginal gathering place

By Evelyn LeckieAN Aboriginal gathering place is high on the agenda for Whittlesea Reconciliation Group in addressing the needs of Aboriginal people in the community.