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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...

A hero to treasure

Epping RSL member Wally Whitworth will be one of the few World War Two diggers marching this Anzac Day in Melbourne.Mr Whitworth said it was heartbreaking going...

Honouring the Anzacs

Clarkefield’s Jess Liston is fighting to preserve and honour Australia’s Anzac history through a diminishing Australian horse breed that was designed for war.For the past 12 months...

Whittlesea prepares to remember

The Whittlesea community is preparing for a time of remembrance and reflection as the 10th anniversary of the 2009 bushfires draws closer.There are several community events planned...

Discover the old line

A BOOK detailing the old Lancefield-Kilmore railway line was launched at the Old Railway Station bed and breakfast on Saturday, July 14. Authors of A Pictorial Guide to the Long Lost Lancefield and Kilmore Railway,...

History unearthed

by Jackson Russell HISTORY buffs descended on South Morang last week after the launch of an archaeology exhibition at the City of Whittlesea Civic Centre. Unearthed: A Shared Heritage tells the story of the Old Bridge...

Lancefield history being studied

LANCEFIELD is one of the towns being looked at as part of a heritage study being undertaken by the Macedon Ranges Shire Council. The study will review sites of heritage significance in Lancefield, Woodend, Macedon...

Community gutted

by Ian Blyth THE Tallarook community is gutted following the fire at the weekend that destroyed the town’s Mechanics Institute and irreplaceable memorabilia that the hall contained. Saturday night was a sad night for the Tallarook...

Anzac services

DISTRICT Anzac services and marches will be conducted throughout the district on April 25, 2018. The following information has been provided by the respective organisers. Broadford March and commemorative service. Step off is at the...

Truck, bus collide on busy road

A TRUCK has collided with a bus taking children to school in Beveridge.Paramedics attended the Janna Road incident and treated the bus driver for head injuries.Traffic slowed on the road and police were urging...