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Donations – not all joy for thrift shop

While the Marie Kondo decluttering craze has been motivating many to rid themselves of stuff that does not spark joy, it...

Fire spotting luxury

Life has become far more comfortable for local fire spotter Peter Skilbeck since the brand new observation cabin was craned into...

Defibrillator win

After entering a competition to win a defibrillator for all hours public access in Castlemaine, staff and volunteers at Castlemaine District Community...
Representatives from the user groups at Wesley Hill Recreation Reserve received the keys to the new multi-use pavilion .

New beginnings

User groups received the keys to the new multi-purpose pavilion at Wesley Hill Recreation Reserve this week. See the Castlemaine Mail...

Anyone for ice cream?

When the temperature soars - so does demand for ice cream.As home-grown Castlemaine business, Icecream Social prepares to open a brand...

Tours bring history to life

Countless intriguing stories and characters have long lain buried in Castlemaine Cemetery at Campbells Creek but now a new tour is about...

Ready to race

The Camp Reserve will be a hive of activity tomorrow January 5 for the annual Castlemaine Gift twilight race meeting. See today's...

MAAW Coffee Bar opens

Mount Alexander Animal Welfare (MAAW) has unveiled its newest venture - Pause at MAAW Coffee Bar. See today's Mail for the full...

Jazz jam returns

This Sunday marks the return of the popular monthly jazz jams at Castlemaine's Maurocco Bar. "We're keen to...

MaCapella at the carols

It started with three music-loving mums getting together in Castlemaine to sing three-part harmonies.Three years down the track MaCapella - the local...

Equinox evokes

Local audiences will be invited to take a plunge into the unknown this March when the Castlemaine State Festival, Australia's largest regional arts festival,...
Some of our newshounds are pictured with Mail Journalist Donna Thomas and Elliott Newshound at the presentations. Photo: Max Lesser.

Newshounds crowned

Last Saturday the budding reporters that took part in the 2018 Castlemaine Mail Newshounds program were recognised at a special presentation held in the...

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CriticalMassAppeal in the ‘maine

Eve Lamb If we live in an age when "everyone has a hungry eye" then...