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Accomplished Flamenco dancer  Jessica MacCallum-Cruz is bringing a splash of Spain to Castlemaine in more ways than one with a special role in Castlemaine Theatre Company's...

Feedback Welcomed: New move to govern public uses, green spaces

A new draft policy governing community use of public assets in Mount Alexander Shire - including funeral services in green spaces -  will now go out...

Burlgary update – photo released

Central Goldfields Crime Investigation Unit detectives are investigating after thieves broke into separate businesses in Castlemaine and Maryborough yesterday, September 17. Investigators have been told...

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...
Local Dja Dja Wurrung Traditional Owners Uncle Rick Nelson, Aunty Kerri Douglas and supporters welcome the commissioner's visit. Photo: Tony Michaels.

Commissioner to visit

Victorian Treaty Advancement Commissioner, Jill Gallagher AO from the Department of Premier and Cabinet, will visit Castlemaine next Monday September 17 to speak to...

The Change Makers

A Castlemaine creative arts enterprise has secured a $100,000 state grant to deliver an arts project aimed at driving positive social change while involving...
A building has been crashed into and a historic verandah post taken out. The accident occurred at 11am on Sunday at the Guildford Hotel.

Another one bites the dust

In what seems to be becoming a regular occurrence another local building has been crashed into and a historic verandah post taken out. Leading...
Some of those who participated in the letter writing campaign calling on federal Labor to oppose new coal projects including the Adani coal mine.

Climate group leads letter campaign

A local climate change action group has launched a public letter writing campaign opposing new coal projects, and is urging everyone to join in. 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...
Library manager Jess Saunders with some of the original handmade floor nails.

Pick My Project

Castlemaine Library is one of the local entrants in the Pick My Project initiative. The library's project idea is a simple one; it aims...

Chewton project draws debate

Controversial new housing in Chewton's Main Road can go ahead after winning the green light from local councillors at this week's Mount Alexander Shire...
Senior sergeant Pete Carey of Castlemaine Police jumping into the tank of ice cold water to raise funds to help find a cure for MND.

Brave jumpers take the plunge

The MND event held at Hadfields' Hot Rods Chewton last Sunday saw a number of volunteers jump into the 5000 litre tank of ice-cold...

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The show goes on!

Much loved grass roots regional film festival - Castlemaine Documentary Festival (CDOC) will push ahead with plans to stage this weekend's festival...

Golden opportunity