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Castlemaine Spring Ball organisers and performers from M79, Castlemaine Electronic Workshop and Lady Fun Times are geared up for the return of the highly anticipated October event.

‘Paint the Town Red’ at the Castlemaine Community House Spring Ball 2022

The beloved Castlemaine Community House Spring Ball is making its come-back this October after two years of pandemic disruption and organisers plan...
Minister for Employment Jaala Pulford is pictured at Don KR Castlemaine this week where she announced a $3.71 million partnership between Jobs Victoria and George Weston Foods to create 200 new jobs.

Is jobs, Is good: Government boost for Don KR

The state government is creating more jobs in regional Victoria with one of Australia’s biggest food manufacturers.
Castlemaine teens Mathilde Cross and Jarrah Podesta and award winning author Pip Harry are pictured with her new book August & Jones on Monday.

Author inspired by Jarrah and Mathilde’s friendship

Award winning author Pip Harry visited Castlemaine on Monday to officially launch her new book August & Jones which was inspired by the beautiful...
Internationally acclaimed audio documentary maker Kyla Brettle at work. Photo: Carmen Bunting

The sound connection: Local audio artist to talk at Bendigo’s Conflux festival

Kyla Brettle has spent 20 years creating detailed soundworks exploring the language of audio-based media.As the urgency of the climate crisis escalates,...
Community members turned out to the vigil last night to pledge their support towards addressing the region's homelessness and housing crisis.

Community turns out in force for Homelessness Week vigil

Community members attended a vigil last Thursday as part of Homelessness Week to honour community members who are homeless and further galvanise...
The Maldon Market working group is pictured at the market's new home, the Maldon Neighborhood Centre. Photo courtesy of the Tarrengower Times

Maldon Market returns home to Maldon Neighbourhood Centre

Maldon Market has come full circle – back to the site where it began at the Maldon Neighbourhood Centre.Relocating back from its...

Quick thinking and a fridge magnet helps Noel survive stroke

Castlemaine's Noel Thomas has the quick thinking and brisk actions of others to thank for the fact that he's back at home...

Exhausting: the selfish theft of a ute exhaust from the Salvos impacts the wider...

The theft of an entire exhaust system from a ute belonging to the Castlemaine Salvation Army has cost the local charity thousands...
Sac O Suds Laundrette's Laura Keogh is proud to partner with Orange Sky Australia to provide a free laundry service for those doing it tough.

Laundrette to partner with Orange Sky to offer free service

Local laundrette Sac O Suds is partnering with for purpose organisation Orange Sky Australia to provide a free laundry service in Castlemaine...
Elli Henry and Pattie Ritchie are pictured with their award winning quilts and the raffle quilt (centre).

Goldfields Quilters celebrate success in Victorian Quilters Showcase

Goldfields Quilters members are celebrating this week after three of their quilts took out awards at the prestigious Victorian Quilters Inc Quilt...
A sneak peek at some of the Ambient Street Wear' designs created by local youth set to be launched tomorrow.

Youth Take Over interns launch new ‘Ambient Street Wear’

Local 'Youth Take Over' interns that have been working with Castlemaine's Oni Street Wear on a unique project designing their own street...

More mentors and learners invited to jump on board as L2P-plater program drives ahead

A Castlemaine learner driver program has been able to continue following the formation of a unique partnership that brings local police together...

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Castlemaine soccer sides eye finals

Castlemaine Goldfields Football Club's Senior Men Div 6 NW side hosted Kyneton at Chewton on another perfect winters afternoon on Sunday August 7. A...