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The new multi-purpose pavilion at Wesley Hill Recreation Reserve is on track to be completed before Christmas. Mount Alexander Shire councillors and reserve representatives visited the construction site this week to inspect the building works.

Project on track

The new multi-purpose pavilion at Wesley Hill Recreation Reserve is on track to be completed before Christmas. Mount Alexander Shire councillors and reserve representatives visited...

The Change Makers

A Castlemaine creative arts enterprise has secured a $100,000 state grant to deliver an arts project aimed at driving positive social change while involving...
Maree Edwards MP, project architect Matt Soulsby and Castlemaine Secondary College principal Paul Frye look over the Master Plan for the final stages of the school redevelopment.

Architects announced at CSC

Castlemaine Secondary College is one step closer to having state-of-the-art facilities completed at the school with the appointment of Y2 Architects to design the...
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...
Some of those who participated in the letter writing campaign calling on federal Labor to oppose new coal projects including the Adani coal mine.

Climate group leads letter campaign

A local climate change action group has launched a public letter writing campaign opposing new coal projects, and is urging everyone to join in. The...
Castlemaine Legacy celebrates 60 years.

60 years for Legacy

With 60 good years to celebrate it was time for cake and congratulations for Castlemaine's Legacy Group on August 17. The group celebrated its 60th...
Library manager Jess Saunders with some of the original handmade floor nails.

Pick My Project

Castlemaine Library is one of the local entrants in the Pick My Project initiative. The library's project idea is a simple one; it aims...

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...
Senior sergeant Pete Carey of Castlemaine Police jumping into the tank of ice cold water to raise funds to help find a cure for MND.

Brave jumpers take the plunge

The MND event held at Hadfields' Hot Rods Chewton last Sunday saw a number of volunteers jump into the 5000 litre tank of ice-cold...
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...
Community workshops are planned in September to give people the chance to find out more about LGBTIQ+ issues.

Supporting LGBTIQ+

Are you passionate about social justice and want to know more about inclusivity? Do you want to better understand the experiences of LGBTIQ+ people? Castlemaine...

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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!