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Bookworm boost at Riddells

NEW prep students across the state will soon receive free books as part of Labor’s election commitment to lift literacy and numeracy outcomes.Member for Macedon Mary-Anne Thomas...

Young ballers get tips from the top

by Jackson RussellMELBOURNE United NBL star Peter Hooley gave some of Wallan’s aspiring basketballers some professional tips at clinics at RB Robson Stadium on Wednesday, January 9.

Local musician inspires youth

DOREEN musician Bianca Mallouk is not only a talented singer, but a mentor for young people around the community.Ms Mallouk who goes by the stage name Honey Bee...

Romsey education up for discussion

THE ROMSEY community will soon be able to have its say on the future of education in the town. Member for Macedon Mary-Anne Thomas announced Wednesday that community consultation on the possible expansion of Romsey...

New service opened for Whittlesea youth

EASTERN Melbourne Primary Health Network (EMPHN) is funding new services at local youth services hub Edge to give young people in the City of Whittlesea better access to mental health, and alcohol and other...

Sophie heads to the national awards

WALLAN Secondary College student Sophie Babycz was crowned the winner in the School Based Apprentice category of the Victorian Training Awards Gala Ceremony in Melbourne. Sophie is now getting ready to represent Victoria at the...

Going straight to the youth

The community is being asked to have their say on a draft youth strategy that has been developed in partnership with young people from the Macedon Ranges Shire. These young people have given the strategy...

Little Aths receives life saving tool

TWO Macedon Ranges sports organisations have been successful in receiving a package that could save lives. Lancefield Romsey Little Athletics Centre was announced by Member for Macedon Mary-Anne Thomas last week a successful applicant in...

Quick thinking saves junior footballer’s life after cardiac arrest

By Joshua Wells WALLAN’S Liam Birch remains in high spirits in hospital following his ‘horrifying’ cardiac arrest during an Under 19.5s clash with Rupertswood on Saturday. The youngster remained in the care of doctors as experts...

Kilmore’s role in emoji revolution

By Joshua WellsIN 2013, Kilmore’s Jeremy Burge noticed a bunch of new emojis were about to be released and he wanted to know more about them, but the information wasn’t written down and released...