Broiler farm proposal threat to Rail Trail development

Castlemaine-Maryborough Rail Trail Inc (CMRT) has been alerted to a Broiler Farm Development currently taking place in the Carisbrook /Moolort vicinity.

Now more than ever

The community is invited to attend Sorry Day and National Reconciliation Week events across the Mount Alexander Shire.

SES face funding challenges

On Monday, members of the Castlemaine State Emergency Service took one of their unit vehicles to Melbourne, joining a convoy of 56 other SES vehicles, traveling over the Bolte Bridge to raise awareness about the need for sustainable funding for the Victoria SES.

Carman’s Tunnel remains closed

Maldon residents were disappointed to learn that a popular local tourist destination, Carman's Tunnel, will remain closed for the foreseeable future.

Postcards in Maldon

The historic township of Maldon is set to feature in an episode of the popular TV series Postcards, airing on June 2.

Healthy soil workshop and farm visit

Now is the perfect time to assess the health of your soil.

DGR raises $20,393

Eighty nine riders took part in the Distinguished Gentleman's Ride (DGR) in Castlemaine last Sunday May 19 and raised an incredible $20,393.

CHRC enjoy Coffee Cruise 

Castlemaine Hot Rod Centre members enjoyed their monthly Coffee Cruise last Sunday May 19.

Campbells Creek FNC thanks its volunteers

Round 6 saw Campbells Creek Football Netball Club made the road trip to Natte Bealiba.

Prison Pet Partnership

The greyhound foster program at Tarrengower Prison has been successfully matching prisoners with retired racing dogs for over a decade, giving both the four-legged companions, and the prisoners a new lease on life.

A dose of appreciation

The Plymouth Brethren Christian Church’s Rapid Relief Team (RRT) has proudly supported International Nurses Day with volunteers who hosted an appreciation lunch for nurses at Dhelkaya Health.

Reviving history

After 15 months of meticulous restoration efforts led by a dedicated team of Victorian Goldfields Railway volunteers and staff, the historic locomotive J549 is proudly returning to service, breathing new life into a piece of railway heritage.