Leisure

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...

Taking on Tarrengower

  It takes a sturdy breed to take on the mount, but right now they're revving in anticipation for the local tradition that is Mt...
Castlemaine runner Ellissia Campbell and Dr Richard Mayes (alias The Bird) are among hundreds of participants looking forward to this Sunday's Run The Maine.

Get ready to run!

Keen runners are flexing leg muscles and limbering up for this Sunday's 10th anniversary of Castlemaine's iconic homegrown running event - Run The Maine...
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...
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...
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...

A Tear in the Glass

New book A Tear in the Glass is set to strike a chord with members of the local arts community. The book by author and journalist Mary...

MND event returns

The third 'MND up the creek' is set to be held on Sunday, August 19. Event organiser Steve Adamson said Rod and Carol Hadfield have...

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Minister for Employment Jaala Pulford is pictured at Don KR Castlemaine this week where she announced a $3.71 million partnership between Jobs Victoria and George Weston Foods to create 200 new jobs.

Is jobs, Is good: Government boost for Don KR

The state government is creating more jobs in regional Victoria with one of Australia’s biggest food manufacturers.