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National storytime at Wallan

Foundation students at Wallan Primary School were among more than one million children to take part in National Simultaneous Storytime on Wednesday.Every year a picture book, written and illustrated by an Australian...

New boss for Wallan Primary School

One of Wallan Primary School’s student leaders was able to take the reins and become principal for a day last week.Zoe Green was selected for the job after applying, along with her...

Lancefield’s lost world

Australia’s ‘big animal’ history may be brought to life in Lancefield after Macedon Ranges Shire Council allocated funds to plan for a Megafauna Interpretation Centre.Council’s Budget Report 2019/20 assigns funds to establish...

Army on display at Puckapunyal

By Jackson Russell Those loud noises in the distance weren’t thunder, but the Australian Army showing off its capabilities in a live-fire display at Puckapunyal on Thursday.'Exercise Chong Ju' showcased a fighting...

New market for South Morang

The City of Whittlesea is launching a new farmers and makers market in South Morang.The concept has been supported by the community with a post on Whittlesea Council’s...

ACK student dazzles Melbourne

By Steph McNicol Assumption College graduate Adeline Hunter is off to a huge career start in 2019.Ms Hunter is studying Design at The University of Melbourne and hoping to major in graphic...

National busking competition set to draw crowds to Kilmore

Kilmore is set to experience musicians, songwriters, belly dancers and many more talented acts at the regional busking championships next month.The competition runs in conjunction with the...

Pool fun at Tallarook

IT was fun in the sun at the Tallarook outdoor pool last week when the Mitchell Shire Volume committee hosted a pool party for young people in the district.

Historic club challenging stereotypes

WOMEN across the Macedon Ranges Shire Council are being offered the chance to learn and practice their skills with a chainsaw. The Women’s Chainsaw Club will see 10 women in the Lancefield, Benloch and Cobaw...

Santa is on his way

Mernda CFA members (from left) Bryan Santilli, Hayden Marshall and Alex Latham will join Santa this weekend as they partake in the annual CFA Santa Run. See page 2 for the full story. ​