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Campaign backs Melton traders

By Ewen McRae Melton businesses are slowly getting back on their feet after months of uncertainty. With movement restrictions making things tough for local businesses of...

Puppy appeal

Petbarn Caroline Springs is doing its bit for the blind, raising funds for the Seeing Eye Dogs Appeal all month. As part of a nationwide...

Jolly good fun

Melton foodies can start preparing their taste buds, with a new cafe famous for it’s monster milkshakes coming in late 2020. The Jolly Miller Cafe...

Call for awards noms

Melton council is calling for nominations for its annual community achievement awards. The awards are presented each year to residents who make valuable contributions to...

Helping others in the face of adversity

It was supposed to be the happiest of times, but in June last year Alana Romeo's life changed forever. Just five weeks after marrying the...

Freeway art trail a possibility

By Ewen McRae Moorabool council will investigate the possibility of an art trail along the Western Freeway as a way of encouraging tourism in the...

Tickled pink by fundraiser success

Rockbank Primary School was a sea of pink in the final days of term 2, as it raised important funds for breast cancer. The school...

Tree helps brighten day for students

Anyone visiting the Maddingley campus of Bacchus Marsh Grammar last term would have noticed an extra dash of colour on one of the most...

Art supports sick kids

By Ewen McRae For 150 years, the Royal Children’s Hospital has been providing families and kids with the best possible health care, and a Caroline...

Riding high

Ride High gifted sports' lovers another insight into his audacious talent with a dominant display at Tabcorp Park last week. Having dropped jaws with his...

It’s Back In The Day has his day

There's been plenty of confidence from the Nicholson camp as to the ability of Its Back In The Day and now the horse has...

Time to get stepping

With local walking groups able to start up activities again, a Melton group had some special guests at its event recently. One June 20, the...

Grants for groups open

Community groups across Melton and Moorabool have the chance for a financial boost, with grants from Australia Post opening for applications last week. Grants of...

Learning in the face of adversity

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the entire community, few more so than Burnside mum Fran Thomas. Ms Thomas' daughter Casey has Down syndrome, epilepsy and...

Green waste is go

Melton residents can now do even more to help the environment, with a new initiative in kerbside bins helping to reduce waste. This week marks...

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Freeway art trail a possibility

By Ewen McRae Moorabool council will investigate the possibility of an art trail along the Western Freeway as a way of encouraging tourism in the...

Riding high