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Newshounds celebrated

The third annual Castlemaine Mail/DON Newshounds awards were held at the Castlemaine Library foyer last Saturday December 7. With the generous support of DON...

PJ’s claim national award

Long running Castlemaine business PJ's Discount Tyre Service has taken out the inaugural national Hankook Masters Dealer of the Year Award. See...

A step closer

The Victorian Miniature Railway (VMR) project to establish at miniature railway at Harcourt has moved a step closer with its first building...

Belly beautiful way to keep festive fit

It can be difficult to avoid piling on the Christmas calories and ending up with a midriff akin to Santa's.But in Castlemaine...

Bracks launches The Paddock

Former Victorian premier Steve Bracks has officially opened The Paddock, Castlemaine's cutting-edge environmental housing development. Mt Alexander CEO Darren Fuzzard, mayor Cr Christine...

Bold new mural for The Mill

Courage is contagious asserts the new mural, freshly completed this week on a prominent wall at The Mill, Castlemaine.Splashed in musk pink...

Buda yarn bombed for traditional arts fair

They're a mysterious lot the Bendigo Yarn Bombers.Not disclosing their identity is part of the mystique behind their super colourful yarn based...

Race the Train returns

Bike riders are bracing to take on the train in a contest of stamina against steam as the unique Race the Train...

She Shares luncheon

Local women with an increased risk of breast and ovarian cancer are invited the next Pink Hope ‘She Shares’ event to be held at...

75 and going strong! Harcourt fireys celebrate

Things have changed a fair bit since the earliest days of the Harcourt fire brigade. Back then 75 years ago people unlucky enough...
Bendigo West MP Maree Edwards, Mayor Bronwen Machin and Tara at the opening of the new play space.

Play space captures the imagination

Did you catch our story about the opening of the new play space in Victory Park? The new play space has certainly...

HALT goes national

Local suicide prevention group HALT (Hope Assistance Local Tradies) took their message to Canberra recently staging one of their renowned 'Save Your...

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Internationally acclaimed audio documentary maker Kyla Brettle at work. Photo: Carmen Bunting

The sound connection: Local audio artist to talk at Bendigo’s Conflux...

Kyla Brettle has spent 20 years creating detailed soundworks exploring the language of audio-based media.As the urgency of the climate crisis escalates,...