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Local resident and business-owner Andrea Collins is supporting the Gisborne Roads and Transport Group's push to make parking in Gisborne's CBD a high priority.

Parking pressures mount

Car parking pressure is mounting in Gisborne's CBD as the town faces growing pains and Gisborne Roads and Transport Group is demanding action. The group...

Barrier location under review

VicRoads is reviewing the location of wire rope safety barriers along the Calder Freeway, including offset distances and the frequency of access breaks. VicRoads' director...

$11.75M scoop

Castlemaine Secondary College is celebrating Friday's announcement that the May state budget will include $11.75 million for it to continue its major capital works...
Micro rose and peony farmer Danielle White with author Vanessa Carnevale.

A shared love of flowers and writing

A shared love of flowers and writing has seen an online Instagram connection between a Melbourne novelist and a local rose and peony farmer...

Songs in the sticks

Tucked away deep in the local bushland, Chewton's Dingo Conservation Centre makes a pretty special backdrop to this Sunday's Songs in the Sticks music...
Midland News - A double-lung transplant has dramatically changed the life of Clare Beatson. She is pictured with her husband Leigh.

A life-changing donation

Just over a year ago Clare Beatson would not have thought about competitive sport let alone getting into a pool, but a life-changing surgery...
Midland Express Langley-Barfold Fire Brigade's support vehicle was found torched near Lake Eppalock last Wednesday.

Brigade vehicle stolen and torched

Thieves who stole and torched Langley-Barfold Fire Brigade's support vehicle last week may be linked to multiple break-ins that occurred in Kyneton. The Ford Ranger...
Georgie Mattingley is pictured with one of her installations at the old Ajax foundry in Kyneton.

Art in unusual places

Art installations have popped up at unusual sites all over Kyneton this week. It's all part of the inaugural Kyneton Contemporary Art Triennial, which was...

New prison centre

A new medical unit and programs centre is now operating at Loddon Prison providing better services to encourage better outcomes for the increased capacity...

Tale of an unsung hero

As Anzac Day nears, historian Ian Braybrook has been busy striving to ensure one of Castlemaine's unsung war heroes does not become lost to...

Topical art makes Blake Prize finals

Kyneton artist Daniel Butterworth has been named among the 80 finalists for the 65th Blake Prize - one of Australia's longest standing and most...

Joel gets a taste of political life

What better way to further aspirations of a political career than to spend a few days in Canberra at the National Schools Constitutional Convention? Joel...

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Happy parkrunners leading out last Saturday.

Numbers on the rise at Castlemaine Parkrun

‘Normal Transmission’ appears to have returned to Castlemaine Parkrun – at least based on last Saturday’s event.Adronis Ndihokubwayo attended, he’s been missing...