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Progressive dinner to bring life to Romsey

A PROGRESSIVE dinner involving three restaurants, poets, artists and producers will take over Romsey’s main street as part of the Macedon Ranges Autumn Festival later this month. Taking inspiration from the progressive dinner trend of...

Seymour Alternative Farming Expo to return after 15-month hiatus

AFTER a delay to the event in 2021, the Seymour Alternative Farming Expo will return from April 16 to 18. Usually the third week of February, event manager Jamie Gilbert said the decision to delay...

Winemakers source unique grapes from Kilmore

By Aleksandra Bliszczyk Autumn is vintage in Victoria, when winemakers harvest their grapes ready to be fermented and bottled later in the year. In warm areas like Queensland, grapes can be picked as early as January,...

Vanilla slice delight

By Aleksandra Bliszczyk WHITTLESEA Bakehouse’s vanilla slice has been named best in the state for the second year in a row. At the Victorian Baking Show, hosted by the Baking Association of Australia at Shepparton late...

Kilmore shopping centre to open in April

A NEW shopping destination in Kilmore will open in April. Kilmore Village will be home to Woolworths and Direct Chemist Outlet, as well as a range of speciality stores including food and beverage, fresh food...

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...

Festival to bring community together

By Jackson Russell TWO Mitchell Shire residents are taking it upon themselves to bring the community together through the Mitchell Shire Summer Days event in February. Organisers Joshua Rask and Jessica Fandrich hope to unite people...

Kinglake Market returns

By Colin MacGillivray KINGLAKE Market will make its long-awaited return after a seven-month hiatus this Sunday. Market organisers expect a bumper crowd, with about 80 stallholders registered for the day. Organiser and newly-elected Murrindindi Shire councillor Ilona...

Market to boost Mitchell businesses

A MARKET to support businesses in the Mitchell Shire is set to draw people in as restrictions ease, allowing the commencement of Mitchell Shire Christmas Market on November 28. Organiser Christine Klein said the market...

Whittlesea Monday Market returns

WHITTLESEA Monday Market reopened yesterday as Victoria continues to return to COVID-normal life. Like so many businesses, Whittlesea Monday Market has had a tough year in 2020. The market is a true community market, operated by...