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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...

Riddells Creek remembers Lily

RIDDELLS Creek Primary School paid tribute last Friday to student Lily De Haas who passed away from a brain tumour.Opening a new outdoor inclusive learning space and sensory garden, the school community made a...

The last waltz

THE Kilmore Country Music Festival – the event that had its roots in Wandong in 1972 - will boot scoot off into the sunset with the final event at the Kilmore Racecourse on Saturday,...

Old school, new future

THE transformation of the old Romsey Primary School site into a community health centre and all-abilities park has begun. Council, Cobaw Community Health and the Greater Romsey All- Abilities Park committee (GRAAP Inc.) are working...

Back in the day

Kilmore Free Press Thursday, February 17, 1966Farewell social evening to Mr. and Mrs. John LedwidgeThe supper room of the Kilmore Memorial Hall was well filled on the night of February 4 when friends of...