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Lockdown diaries: the everyday voices of the coronavirus pandemic

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Home Sweet Home: What's keeping actor Roz Hammond busy as lockdown lifts

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Creek Remembers | Castlemaine Mail

2020 marks 30 years since the Campbells Creek Football Netball Club made the history books with a legendary 100 goal haul against Primrose Football Club in the [...] Read full article: Creek Remembers | Castlemaine Mail...→

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This week is Men's Health Week (June 15-21) and HALT (Hope Assistance Local Tradies) suicide prevention charity founder Jeremy Forbes is urging local men to pu [...] Read full article: Take the first step | Castlemaine Mail...→

Join the Lions | Castlemaine Mail

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Getting the good oil | Castlemaine Mail

Harvest is now in full swing for the region's olive growers and processors with demand recording a promising upwards trajectory.Helped by a small team of worke [...] Read full article: Getting the good oil | Castlemaine Mail...→

'Doozy' of a budget: pandemic impacts council coffers | Castlemaine Mail

Eve LambA two per cent average rate rise and a Covid-driven deficit look likely after Mount Alexander Shire Council this week voted to put the latest proposed [...] Read full article: 'Doozy' of a budget: pandemic impacts co...→

Volunteers celebrate | Castlemaine Mail

Volunteers and members of the Castlemaine Historical Society and Campbells Creek Bowling Club turned out to celebrate the completion of projects funded under t [...] Read full article: Volunteers celebrate | Castlemaine Mail...→

On your (e)-bike! | Castlemaine Mail

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CDCA champs crowned | Castlemaine Mail

Barkers Creek Cricket Club's A Grade side has etched its name into the history books with its third premiership victory in a row over a determined Guildford. I [...] Read full article: CDCA champs crowned | Castlemaine Mail...→

Finals showdowns | Castlemaine Mail

The Castlemaine District Cricket Association 2019-2020 season drew to a close last weekend with grand final showdowns contested in all grades. See this week's [...] Read full article: Finals showdowns | Castlemaine Mail...→

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A proud history | Castlemaine Mail

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Giddy up girls | Castlemaine Mail

Plans underway for a Guildford Cricket Club women's team for next season! A group of ladies have come together to form a potential women's team for the Guildfo [...] Read full article: Giddy up girls | Castlemaine Mail...→

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'Cancer won't wait': Testing plunges during pandemic lockdown

'Cancer won't wait': Testing plunges during pandemic lockdown

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Shipping container plan in vision for the 'Creek | Castlemaine Mail

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Castlemaine Mens' Shed members have turned their talents to a special project helping the state's hard-hit wildlife recover from this season's devastating Gipp [...] Read full article: One for the birds | Castlemaine Mail...→

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Pink Pledge | Castlemaine Mail

Castlemaine hairdresser Gabrielle Bertoni-Marshall of Mostyn Street salon Tu To Per Te has pledged to shave her head to raise money for the National Breast Can [...] Read full article: Pink Pledge | Castlemaine Mail...→

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After weeks sitting dormant due to the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown, the ornate gates to Castlemaine's iconic historic Market Building reopened, Saturday June 6, [...] Read full article: Grand old dame reopens | Castlemaine Mai...→

Cute as a cria! | Castlemaine Mail

Welcoming five new baby alpacas into the world on her farm has added a dash of joy to the past two globally troubled months for Harcourt's Rita Soares.Ms Soare [...] Read full article: Cute as a cria! | Castlemaine Mail...→

Royal and rosy for Applefest | Castlemaine Mail

Mingling and munching are all part of the gig when you're Applefest royalty.Harcourt's Robyn and Mark Mitchell were recently bequeathed King and Queen of tomor [...] Read full article: Royal and rosy for Applefest | Castlemai...→

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A water bill that's risen more than 200 per cent in the past two decades is just one reason Guildford's John Powell Reserve management committee is lobbying th [...] Read full article: More money please: committee lobbies cou...→

Rebuilding community resilience | Castlemaine Mail

Castlemaine suicide prevention charity Hope Assistance Local Tradies (HALT) have announced they will be employing a dedicated HALT Project Worker to connect wi [...] Read full article: Rebuilding community resilience | Castle...→

All Aboard! | Castlemaine Mail

Castlemaine's Lot 19 Art Space was thrilled to take delivery of a retired W-Class Tram last Friday.The tram was transported from its former home at Melbourne's [...] Read full article: All Aboard! | Castlemaine Mail...→

Developing young readers | Castlemaine Mail

Local parents, teachers and librarians enjoyed a professional development session with a difference at The Taproom at Castlemaine's Shedshaker Brewing recently [...] Read full article: Developing young readers | Castlemaine M...→

FFA Cup clash | Castlemaine Mail

Castlemaine Goldfields Football Club played host to Mount Waverley City Soccer Club in qualifying round two of the Football Federation Australia (FFA) Cup on S [...] Read full article: FFA Cup clash | Castlemaine Mail...→

Up, up, up she goes!!! | Castlemaine Mail

Last Monday was an important day for the Mount Alexander Vintage Engine Club (MAVEC) with members working erect a large shed which will be the focal point of t [...] Read full article: Up, up, up she goes!!! | Castlemaine Mai...→

When the river runs dry | Castlemaine Mail

Last year's mass fish kill in the Darling River system moved plenty of people to tears, but few were as moved to action as Maldon father and son duo Peter Yate [...] Read full article: When the river runs dry | Castlemaine Ma...→

Home Sweet Home: What's keeping actor Roz Hammond busy as lockdown lifts

Home Sweet Home: What's keeping actor Roz Hammond busy as lockdown lifts

For inspiration during self-isolation, each week we asked well-known Australian artists and entertainers to tell us what they are doing at home. Read full article: Home Sweet Home: What's keeping actor Ro...→

Locals oppose bridge contract | Castlemaine Mail

Castlemaine locals are opposing a council decision to award a contract for replacement of the town's historic single-lane Froomes Road bridge with a new double [...] Read full article: Locals oppose bridge contract | Castlema...→

Bring your specialist home with telehealth | Castlemaine Mail

The way Castlemaine Health deliver some of their services has changed during the COVID-19 pandemic. Telehealth has been used successfully to connect people liv [...] Read full article: Bring your specialist home with teleheal...→

French connection for local wildlife shelter | Castlemaine Mail

A couple of willing French backpackers recently lent a hand to Elphinstone's Red Box Wildlife Shelter to help set up the region's new wildlife carer supplies C [...] Read full article: French connection for local wildlife she...→

Work continues at CAM | Castlemaine Mail

The dedicated team at Castlemaine Art Museum (CAM) have been working hard behind the scenes to continue to maintain the gallery, catalogue the collection and p [...] Read full article: Work continues at CAM | Castlemaine Mail...→

Creative means to motivate | Castlemaine Mail

With Parkruns and running comps on hold amid coronavirus, runners like Castlemaine's Karina Taylor have been getting creative to keep their motivation surging [...] Read full article: Creative means to motivate | Castlemaine...→

Birthing services suspension continues | Castlemaine Mail

Local advocacy group Support Birthing at Castlemaine Health (SBACH) and local GPS are extremely disappointed with the Castlemaine Health Board's decision on Mo [...] Read full article: Birthing services suspension continues |...→

Lockdown diaries: the everyday voices of the coronavirus pandemic

Lockdown diaries: the everyday voices of the coronavirus pandemic

More than 160 people across the UK have been keeping lockdown diaries as part of a new research project charting the pandemic. Read full article: Lockdown diaries: the everyday voices of...→

Re-wilding – the project | Castlemaine Mail

A new project at Chewton aims to bring the wild back to local dams. The re-wilding project is being undertaken by Chewton Bushlands Association which has just [...] Read full article: Re-wilding – the project | Castlemaine M...→