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Sequel set for launch

Eve Lamb This month's launch of Val Case's newly published book offers fans a great opportunity to quiz the...
Raise the Bar which tells the inspiration story of a team of 8–13-year-old girls, who wanted to change the paradigm in women’s basketball in Iceland, will be one of the films to premiere at next month's festival.

Women’s sport in focus

The countdown is on until the Castlemaine Documentary Festival (C-DOC) with just over a week until the 2021 event hits the big...

My Newstead

Roger McKindley G'day Roger. How long have you lived in Newstead now?This is the 13th...

How does your garden grow?

What a start to autumn! With the threat of COVID-19 still looming and the Victorian Government urging us all to stay at...
Dot Henshall at her spinning wheel at her home in Campbells Creek

Let’s have a cuppa

This week in the 'Let's have a cuppa' section the Castlemaine Mail caught up with 95-year-old Dot Henshall from Campbells Creek. Dot...
John 'Nemo' Nieman is encouraging people to take part in the Active Living Census. Following open heart surgery Nemo said he has been walking a lot to keep active and hopes to soon get back into strength training.

LET’S GET ACTIVE!

Eight weeks after open heart surgery Newstead resident and local councillor John 'Nemo' Nieman has a new lease of life and is...

Punctum goes potty

The creative folk at Punctum Live Arts have decided to clean out the negative energy and make some more space to be...
Lucky numbers winner Ron with his prize bottle of Jim Beam, donated by the Cumberland Hotel, during the Bandidos' visit to Castlemaine last weekend.

Bandidos back in town

The Bandidos Motorcycle Club held a lucky numbers fundraising ride for prostate cancer at the weekend and made Castlemaine one of...
Mount Alexander Shire Council's cultural development officer Vicki Anderson experiences Sonic Labyrinth, the first At Home residency program this year, with creators Aviva Endean and Justin Marshal.

Theatre residency program unveiled

Mount Alexander Shire Council has announced the full line-up of the 2019 At Home residency program which boasts 11 residencies at the...
Representatives from the user groups at Wesley Hill Recreation Reserve received the keys to the new multi-use pavilion .

New beginnings

User groups received the keys to the new multi-purpose pavilion at Wesley Hill Recreation Reserve this week. See the Castlemaine Mail...
Shem and Leah with Ken McKimmie from the Lions Club of Castlemaine at the Australia Day celebration in Castlemaine last year. Photo: Max Lesser.

Australia Day events

You're invited to join your community at Australia Day events this year in Castlemaine, Maldon, Harcourt and Faraday. For details see...

All set for summer splash

You know summer has as good as arrived when the public outdoor pools start filling. By this Wednesday afternoon the local Chewton swimming pool was...

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CriticalMassAppeal in the ‘maine

Eve Lamb If we live in an age when "everyone has a hungry eye" then...