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Crafting community spirit

By Jackson Russell A group of Riddells Creek crafters have been overwhelmed by community support as they make pouches and raise money for refuges caring for wildlife affected by bushfires raging across Australia. Ranges Rescue began...

Corellas continue to tear up greens

After dealing with corellas tearing up its greens for the past three summers, Kilmore Golf Club is hoping its newest partnership with the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning will encourage the birds...

And a tiger snake in a Christmas tree…

A Kilmore couple received an early Christmas present last week but it wasn’t quite what they wanted to find under the tree. John and Lyn Lee received a visit from a tiger snake that spent...

Deer culling begins in Kinglake

DEER culling will begin this month in Kinglake National Park, near Toorourrong Reservoir. Parks Victoria will remove up to 400 Sambar and Red Deer, with the culling program expected to take a year, in an...

Helpers needed

By Steph McNicol RECRUITING volunteers to love and care for animals is a top priority for Edgar’s Mission, near Lancefield. Edgar’s Mission currently provides sanctuary to more than 450 animals in need, in particular animals that...

Horse show supports breast cancer trials

With preparations well underway for the Standardbreds for Breast Cancer Trials Horse Show on September 29, members of the Standardbred Pleasure and Performance Horse Association of Victoria are hoping for more sponsors....

Popeye eyes an owner

Mitchell Shire Council is reminding residents of the importance in registering their cats and dogs, and updating details, after a small dog dubbed Popeye could not find his way home.The Chihuahua was...

Paw-fect support

By Steph McNicol A changing of the guard at Broadford Secondary College will see a new furry friend work with student wellbeing at the school. After seven years at the college, Zane...

Golden eggs

By Eden Hynninen Tamsyn Murray and her son Josh have spent a decade not just selling eggs but building a strong brand through sustainability and education.  

Lancefield riders aim for gold

By Steph McNicol Three Lancefield riders will compete alongside 300 others in a 24-hour endurance challenge for the title of the 2019 Tom Quilty Gold Cup winner. Starting at midnight on Friday,...