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$12.56M works in proposed budget

Eve LambResidents of Mount Alexander with an interest in the way their local council is planning to spend its ratepayer dollars are...
Newstead couple and dedicated CFA members Christopher and Cheryl Simmins urge the community to dig deep and support the life saving care and ground breaking research taking place at The Royal Children’s Hospital.

A cause close to the heart

For Newstead couple and dedicated Newstead Fire Brigade volunteers Christopher and Cheryl Simmins the Royal Children's Hospital Good Friday Appeal is a...
Mainstreet Australia president Georgina Pikoulas, Mount Alexander Shire Council's manager of economy and culture Merryn Tinkler and Business Mount Alexander treasurer Jacqueline Brodie-Hanns are pictured outside Castlemaine's iconic Stoneman's Bookroom.

Conference coup for Castlemaine

Castlemaine is set to host the Mainstreet Australia National Conference in August.The city was one of eight across the country in the...

Doing the time walk

Eve Lamb If the walls of Castlemaine's old streetscape could speak they might tell tales...

Scone bake-off promises hot comp

Eve Lamb They say if you can't take the heat it may be best to...

New exhibition opens at Hoppers

Eve LambAward-winning Sutton Grange artist Chris Moule says he bought his beautiful rural home for the view from his back fence."It's only...
Mensland Castlemaine proprietors Renee Ramsey and Lauren Barker are delighted to once again be part of the Golden Ticket buy local promotion.

That’s the ticket!

Our fourth annual Castlemaine Mail 'Golden Ticket' buy local promotion kicked off on April 1!Did you get your free Golden Ticket with the April...

Bird walk for beginners

Eve LambThe leafy surrounds of Castlemaine's Forest Creek set the scene for this week's launch of a new concept in bird watching.Even...

Belly Beautiful…

Eve LambCastlemaine's belly dancers have a big public outing planned - their first since COVID struck.The keen local group will be among...

Dialogues 2022 – Change your thinking

Castlemaine State Festival's second annual Dialogues series is underway!The theme for this year's event is 'Change Your Thinking' and sees dynamic writers...

Mega Easter raffle!

The team at Maxi IGA Castlemaine have pulled out all the stops to create a mega Easter Raffle to raise funds for...

All invited for Way of the Cross walk

Eve Lamb Everyone is being invited to join the annual Way of the Cross walk...

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Lilian and Peter Skilbeck invite you to Plaistow tomorrow. Photo: Eve Lamb

Biggest Morning Tea time!

Lilian and Peter Skilbeck and family will once again be holding their popular Biggest Morning Tea fundraising event at Plaistow just outside...
Swedish born and bred Erika Hansson will perform a pagan inspired handstand and acrobatics act.

Circus celebrates!