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About 80 members of the Bandidos Motorcycle Club gathered at the Cumberland Hotel in Castlemaine last Saturday for lunch to support the Parma for a Farmer campaign.

Bandido brothers give back

About 80 members of the Bandidos Motorcycle Club gathered at the Cumberland Hotel in Castlemaine last Saturday for lunch to support the Parma for...
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...

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...
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...

Politics opposite the pub

  Local political pundits are in for a treat this weekend as Newstead hosts Politics Opposite The Pub with former leader of the Democrats Cheryl...

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...

Pitching in for stricken farmers

As farmers in New South Wales grapple with record-breaking drought, a local family business in Castlemaine is pitching in to help out. Derek Steen's Auto...

On the roundabout

A major landscaping project has transformed the large Harcourt roundabout on the Midland Highway making it safer and more presentable as a gateway to...

Myths and legends

There's the local woman who used to serve tea to kangaroos - or so Maldon folklore has it. Then there's the legendary visit paid by...

Maldon is an inclusive town

Next time you're in Maldon keep an eye out for a sandy-coloured sticker in the window of businesses who have signed up to the...

Hot rod read

Castlemaine's Rocket Rod is an icon in the world of hot rodding and now the story of his life has been comprehensively documented by...

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Vax rolls out for youngsters

Eve Lamb Local children aged 5-11 have turned out in number to receive their first...
Peggy Shaw is pictured here with her daughter Julie and her 100th Birthday cake at Sunday's celebration.

Peggy turns 100!