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Hot House open

Local entrepreneurs are invited to pitch their business idea to Melton council for the chance to be part of a specialist, fully-funded development program. Now...

Out and about

In the second week of the school holidays photographer Damjan Janevski caught up with some locals enjoying the surrounds in Bacchus Marsh last week.

Victorians urged to stay the course

By Ewen McRae Active cases of coronavirus continue to fall in Melton and Moorabool. Moorabool had zero active cases of the virus on October 4, while...

Tutoring program hits the mark

By Ewen McRae As Victorian students bunker down for the remaining weeks of remote learning, Woodlea is offering a complimentary online tutoring program for...

Spike in crime in Melton

By Ewen McRae Crime is up across the Melton region according to latest Crime Statistics Agency data. Despite months of lockdown limiting movement outside of households,...

Support for footy players

A new mental health support group aimed at local footballers is set to kick off next month. The group is the brainchild of Paul Rigg...

Licence testing resumes

The time has come for learner drivers to hit the roads, with license testing resuming in Moorabool recently. Testing was put on hold earlier this...

On the road to reopening

By Ewen McRae The roadmap to COVID recovery is now clearer, with case numbers continuing to fall and a number of restrictions lifted this week. On...

Lochinvar Art in class of its own

Lochinvar Art is tuned to the minute for the Pryde’s EasiFeed Victoria Cup on October 10 says trainer-driver David Moran, who will now decide...

Virus cases plummet

By Ewen McRae Active cases of COVID-19 continue to plummet locally, with the statewide average falling dramatically in the past week. Melton had 70 active cases...

Festival turns to radio

A new look for the Victorian Seniors Festival will see the program delivered straight to your lounge room. The festival, which is in its 38th...

Jail for carjacker

A man who stole a car at knifepoint before leading police on a high-speed chase through Caroline Springs has been sentenced to more than...

Spoonville brings joy

In a year of staying apart, Parkwood Green Primary School has found a novel way to bring their community together. Following on from a global...

Stepping up in support of mental health

While locals are spending more time indoors than ever, one firefighter isn’t letting that stop him stepping up to a physical challenge. Caroline Springs CFA...

Hospital ‘key’ to economic recovery

By Ewen McRae A new Melton hospital would create thousands of jobs and inject millions into the local economy according to a new report. West of...

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Season over for United

Western United’s elimination final with the Newcastle Jets on Saturday night in the A-League Women’s competition had everything but the result United was after. Hosting...

Lakers tough start