Entertainment

Ryans Creek Reserve receives $1 million facelift

A $1-million transformation of Kilmore’s Ryans Creek Reserve was given the tick of approval by councillors, state politicians and, most importantly, children at an opening this month. The reserve, in Kilmore’s booming west housing precinct,...

Historical society to host book fair

The Kilmore Historical Society will host a two-day book fair this weekend at its new home – the Old Kilmore Post Office. One month after it relocated, the society now has the space to store...

Pop-up outdoor cinema in Kilmore

AN outdoor cinema is popping up at Kilmore Racing Club for four nights, starting next Thursday. From Thursday, March 18 to Sunday, March 21, Cinema Pop Up will bring its 10-metre screen, a candy bar...

Art expo calls for entries

KILMORE Art Expo organisers have called on the region’s painters, photographers and, for the first time, sculptors to take part in this year’s exhibition. The 2020 expo was cancelled due to COVID-19 restrictions, but director...

Sale of Hanging Rock East Paddock remains under a cloud

THE future of Hanging Rock East Paddock is at a standstill after the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning and Macedon Ranges Shire Council were unable to reach an agreement on the monetary...

Comedy event for a cause

A WALLAN not-for-profit organisation will host Comedy for a Cause next month at Kilmore Soldiers Memorial Hall, a fundraiser that also aims to bring the community together for a laugh after lockdown. Comedy for a...

Lion Dance performers welcome Lunar New Year

Lion Dance performers visited Wellington Square on Sunday to celebrate the Lunar New Year, and to welcome in Year of the Ox. The performers danced to traditional music, entertaining all shoppers.

Community honoured

By Colin MacGillivray MITCHELL Shire Council marked Australia Day with the presentation of community awards at a ceremony in Wallan this morning. Wandong man John Simpson was named Mitchell Shire Citizen of the Year for his...

OAM for volunteer work

WALLAN’S Allan Gray has proved the adage that age is just a number, receiving a Medal of the Order of Australia, OAM, at the age of 86. Mr Gray was recognised for more than a...

Nillumbik businesses unite for ‘Back in Business’ summer season

YARRAMBAT Park Golf Course, Golden Hills Brewery, and Yield Specialty Coffee Roasters are uniting to celebrate the summer season and being back in business, following a tumultuous year of COVID-19 related restrictions and closures. The...