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Colourful profusion a festival inclusion

Castlemaine's Terry Moloney is quick to acknowledge the work of the previous owners when discussing Rosebank, the beautiful garden he shares with his wife...

Top Spot!

It was a careful and precise operation as the new and upgraded fire observer's cabin was craned into position atop Mount Tarrengower fire observation...

Pedal to the Metal on Etty Street site

The accelerator has been forcefully applied to Castlemaine's reputation as the centre of hot rodding in Australia following a council decision over the future...

Taking on Tarrengower

  It takes a sturdy breed to take on the mount, but right now they're revving in anticipation for the local tradition that is Mt...
Member for Bendigo West Maree Edwards with Castlemaine State Festival chair Julie Millowick, chair of the goods shed committee Bill Forrest, Mount Alexander Shire Council Mayor Bronwen Machin and festival director Glyn Roberts at the state government funding announcement last week.

Festival secures funding for creative hub

The Castlemaine Goods Shed is now set to be transformed into a new creative industries hub thanks to $500,000 in funding from the Victorian...

Spring sculpture at Lot 19

The creative talent of sculptural artists from across the state and beyond are in the spotlight as Lot 19's keenly anticipated annual Spring Sculpture...
Castlemaine runner Ellissia Campbell and Dr Richard Mayes (alias The Bird) are among hundreds of participants looking forward to this Sunday's Run The Maine.

Get ready to run!

Keen runners are flexing leg muscles and limbering up for this Sunday's 10th anniversary of Castlemaine's iconic homegrown running event - Run The Maine...

A gardener’s garden

Now Spring is in the air it's a great time for getting out and exploring some of our magnificent local gardens. Quite a number...
Maxi IGA Castlemaine store manager Josh Kerin and duty manager Michelle Whaley with some of the raffle hampers on display.

Maxi farming fundraiser

Maxi IGA in Castlemaine is currently selling tickets for two raffles as a fundraiser for drought affected farmers. See more in the Castlemaine Mail.

Bliss Bombs target Taradale

Housework may never be the same again after the Bliss Bombs deliver their racy show at Taradale Hall this weekend - starting tonight.  Drawn...

Boob Club Country for Castlemaine

A Harcourt resident is keen to bring the Boob Club to Castlemaine. It's for younger women diagnosed with breast cancer and there's a very special...

Metcalfe ready to roar

The population of Metcalfe is set to triple this Sunday as the scenic locality hosts a special annual event and raises funds for several...

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Brigade celebration ends with call-outs

Eve Lamb The critically important place that the Sutton Grange and Myrtle Creek Fire Brigade...