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Burnside Retirement Village fete is jolly fine

Whether you’re coming for the famous English scones, to taste the homemade preserves or just to have a jolly good time, the Burnside Retirement...

Diverse ways to belong

What does ‘belonging’ mean? Some 16 locals explain what belonging means to them in a video montage as part of Melton council celebrations of...

Mixed heritage ‘asset’: Fiona Price

Fiona Price’s earliest memories of growing up bi-racial include playground taunting. “Go back to where you came from,” the children jeered when they saw Dr...

Gold is the colour of Blackwood prize

Founded in 1855 during the gold rush, Blackwood is steeped in the history of one of the largest voluntary migrations of people worldwide ever...

Get that golf down putt

Girls and boys, ladies and gentlemen … you’re invited to try out a free game of golf this Sunday. In a bid to bring young...

A good sign for Melton

Melton residents are gearing up to “walk with her’” to help create a safer, more respectful and tolerant community. Leading up to the Walk With...

David Calleja Memorial Car Show shines on

Classic cars, custom trucks and vintage bikes … there’s something for everyone at this year’s David Calleja Memorial Car Show. The annual family-friendly event, hosted...

Australia Day – when life changes

For brothers Albert and Jamel, this Australia Day will symbolise new hope, new lives and opportunities. The pair weren’t born in Australia, but Australia was...

Thanks from on high: National Red Balloon Day

David Arnell’s been on the job for two weeks now, but he’s already grasped how difficult the vocation of firefighting can be. Whether it’s the...

Bonded by a pink stumps link

Maddingley Park will be going pink in honour of women who have been diagnosed with, or lost their lives to, breast cancer. As part of...

Santa’s sleigh at the Diggers Rest Primary School gate

Diggers Rest residents are being invited to celebrate the Christmas spirit at their primary school. Bloomdale developers AVID Property Group has partnered with the Diggers...

Jo Layton keeper of the kinship

Jo Layton doesn’t do it for the accolades or awards, nor does she want the attention. She does it to simply empower the Aboriginal...

Melton police shooting hoops, breaking barriers

Melton police and young people were shooting hoops and breaking down barriers at a tournament earlier this month. Students from across the municipality and officers...

Melton folk unite to end violence

Melton men, women and children last week took oaths to stand up, speak out and help put an end to domestic violence. As part of...

Moorabool Relay for Life back

Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, put on your running shoes, smile for the cameras and brace yourselves for the Moorabool Relay for Life. The...

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Centrals building into season

Things are starting to come together for Melton Centrals in the Riddell District Netball League. After a slow start to the season, Centrals have started...

Bears keep winning

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