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Festival cancelled

By Colin MacGillivray ORGANISERS of February’s Whittlesea Country Music Festival have pulled the pin on the event, with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic making it logistically impossible. The festival had been due to celebrate its 21st anniversary...

Song to raise money for mental health

ELECTRONIC music producer Corey Courts, better known as Justflow Music, was inspired to raise money for mental health awareness through his music. Mr Courts, who grew up in Kilmore and currently resides in Albury, NSW,...

Assumption College duo supports school through song

By Colin MacGillivray Two Assumption College Kilmore staff members are embracing the power of music to effect change in the world. College co-curricular sports and boarding assistant Johnny Katal and counsellor Tony Byrne collaborated on a...

Whittlesea Show cancelled

WHITTLESEA Show organisers believe the annual event will be forced to evolve, as it last week became the latest in a string of agricultural shows to fall victim to the COVID-19 pandemic. Whittlesea Agricultural Society...

Album to combat bullying

Musical duo FLAXXON, Yasmin and Yolanda Absolom, hope to send a message to bullies through their new album Silver Spoon – an album they completed in isolation during the COVID-19 pandemic. The album Silver Spoon...

Secondary teacher awarded

WALLAN Secondary College drama teacher Sian Clarke was awarded earlier this month for her passion teaching students at the school. Ms Clarke received the Rob Galbraith Award for ‘Most Outstanding Contribution to Drama’ award after...

Music festival grows

By Steph McNicol Internationally-renowned soul and funk singer Kylie Auldist will headline the 2020 Macedon Ranges Music Festival in March. Organisers last week announced the line-up for the family-friendly festival at Gisborne Steam Park on March...

Lancefield musician to release album

LANCEFIELD musician Alex Shepherdley is just one of the talented Kangan students contributing to an original music album “Ellipses”. Mr Shepherdley’s contribution involves playing in six of the nine songs on the album, two of...