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Sustainable living in Romsey

LINDA Holt has followed a sustainable living practice for as long as she can remember. Mrs Holt recalls her Italian grandmother picking an array of fruits and vegetables from her yard to cook with every...

More rural doctors

Gisborne’s Bridget Fallon and Macedon’s Cassandra Hocking will start at a new Murray-Darling rural medical program in Victoria to tackle the nation-wide rural doctor shortage. The 15 regional students accepted into the course will commence...

Lancefield Practice turns 10

Dr Marina Kefford and Dr Paul Carter celebrated a decade in the Lancefield community after opening the Lancefield Country Practice together on February 9, 2009. After 10 years at the medical clinic, both doctors reflect...

Rescue from Hanging Rock

by Evelyn Leckie PARAMEDICS were called to the Hanging Rock Summit on Sunday December 2 to assist a man in his fifties who had fallen from the summit area of the rock. It is believed the...

Horror train ride

PASSENGERS on the 5.11 V/Line service from Melbourne had a ride to remember last week when one carriage of the Sprinter set began filling with smoke. Passengers were unable to alert the conductor who was...

Ecotherapy Park continues to climb

by Jackson Russell ROMSEY Ecotherapy Park is one of three Macedon projects to be selected for funding through the state government’s Pick My Project fund. Voting results were released on Tuesday with the Romsey Ecotherapy Park’s...

Whittlesea backs refugees

THE City of Whittlesea will take a stand against the federal government after passing an urgent business item about supporting refugees. Mayor, Cr Kris Pavlidis, who  doubles as the Ethnic Communities Council of Victoria chairperson,...

Seniors park officially opens

A SENIORS group in Mernda is calling on the City of Whittlesea to expand their seniors’ exercise park program through the region. The calls come off the back of the City of Whittlesea’s announcement a...

Kilmore set to install game changing GoodSAM device

KILMORE Ambulance Station has installed an Automatic Electronic Defibrillator (AED) in the hopes of saving local lives. Ambulance Victoria Acting Team Manager Kilmore Nick Smailes said the funds used to purchase were from community groups,...

Bringing people together with food

by Jackson Russell ROMSEY and Lancefield Neighbourhood Houses are joining forces to help provide a place for people to get around the community but also help those who struggle to meet their food needs. The Feed...