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Upgrade pre-empts severe season

With a severe fire season forecast, the state's Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change has visited Mount Tarrengower to check progress on the...
The new multi-purpose pavilion at Wesley Hill Recreation Reserve is on track to be completed before Christmas. Mount Alexander Shire councillors and reserve representatives visited the construction site this week to inspect the building works.

Project on track

The new multi-purpose pavilion at Wesley Hill Recreation Reserve is on track to be completed before Christmas. Mount Alexander Shire councillors and reserve representatives visited...
Maree Edwards MP, project architect Matt Soulsby and Castlemaine Secondary College principal Paul Frye look over the Master Plan for the final stages of the school redevelopment.

Architects announced at CSC

Castlemaine Secondary College is one step closer to having state-of-the-art facilities completed at the school with the appointment of Y2 Architects to design the...
Castlemaine Legacy celebrates 60 years.

60 years for Legacy

With 60 good years to celebrate it was time for cake and congratulations for Castlemaine's Legacy Group on August 17. The group celebrated its 60th...

Got rhythm, can sing

While the world may have lost the Queen of Soul, the joy of singing gospel, jazz and blues is alive and raising the roof...
Paul O'Keefe and Andrew Rye from Amped Up with the smokebox for a new steam train being built to run on the Victorian Goldfields Railway line.

Challenge accepted

Local businessman Paul O'Keefe from Amped Up Welding in Castlemaine has recently been involved in a very unique project. He has been building a...

MND event returns

The third 'MND up the creek' is set to be held on Sunday, August 19. Event organiser Steve Adamson said Rod and Carol Hadfield have...
School wins solar system

Solar win for CSC

Castlemaine Secondary College (CSC) has won a fully installed 20.625kW solar system worth more than $26,000 as the Victorian winner of Origin Energy's Solar...

Elements of earth

Four Newstead area artists have joined forces to create the latest exhibition now showing at Newstead Railway Arts Hub. EarthBody features original works by Chrisanne Blennerhassett,...
Calamity Jane poster

Calamity Jane hits the stage

Castlemaine Secondary College student Karli Showell spent her work experience week with the Castlemaine Mail editorial team recently to get a taste of life...
Flowserve general manager David Boak presents long serving employee Gordon Brown with a certificate marking the 50 year milestone.

Celebrating 50 years

In today's fast paced jobs market is not uncommon for employees to move on to a new opportunity every few years. In fact, it is...
CFA, Stair climb, Campbells Creek, Firefighters, challenge, mental illness

Firefighters take on the challenge

Three members of the Campbells Creek Fire Brigade will be running up 28 floors loaded with 25kg of gear on September 1 to raise...

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