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Good fun, food and goodwill

Family fun and raising funds for a good cause will be the order of the day next week, with the Combined Churches Caring Melton’s...

Race night at the park

Tabcorp Park will light up for its annual charity race night on Saturday, giving a boost to local community projects. The night will feature a...

More than the average bear

Karen Davie specialises in spreading warm fuzzies around Bacchus Marsh. Ms Davie raised more than $1000 for the palliative care unit at Bacchus Marsh and...

Melton mates racing to find a cure

Melton friends Maz Brown and Joe Cussen are revved up to raise funds for a cause close to their hearts. The duo, who’ve lost many...

Keeping hunger at bay

Melton residents are helping the fight against hunger this winter by joining a fundraising campaign for meal deliveries to people in need. SecondBite, a national...

Easter delivery of eggs and iPads

The local community has helped a Ballan family raise more than $5000 to give children with autism an opportunity to learn through technology. Keeley’s Cause,...

Tea for a good cause

Home-cooked delights are set to draw the crowds again at the annual McGrath Foundation high tea this week. Melton Valley Rotary club will join the...

Stepping it up for charity

Family was at the heart of last weekend’s Melton Relay for Life. Teams from the area banked more than $55,000 ahead of the two-day event...

Cambodia bid a class act

A Melton teacher who left her heart in Cambodia hopes to make her dream of building a school there a reality. Coburns Primary School teacher...

Men’s Shed toys with new project

Youngsters living in foster care will receive a handmade gift thanks to Taylors Hill “sheddies”. Members of Taylors Hill Men’s Shed have been hard at...

Avid knitters wanted: Melton council

Wanted – avid knitters. Donations of 500 knitted items are being sought from across Melton to help keep people warm this winter. Knitters are being asked...

Dennis Stevenson joining the Movember cause

November is the month of men, moustaches and “outlandish” mo’ suits – just ask Dennis Stevenson. The 34-year-old hates being told to “grow a pair”...

Mahala locks off for brave bro’

When then 11-year-old Nathan was diagnosed with a brain tumour three years ago, his sister, Mahala, didn’t know the condition was so common, or...

Kaelli Voight climbing new heights

Kaelli Voigt knows what it’s like to push the boundaries – and herself. And she’ll be pushing herself that little bit further to prove she...

Orange Pigeon ‘Happiness Movement’ finalist

When Jenny Howell-Clark founded the Orange Pigeon more than four years ago, she wanted to spread happiness. The Melton-based charity grants wishes to adults with...

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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...

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