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Shire News

Roadside slashing in progress within the shire

Posted on Tue 25 November

Nearly two-thirds of the shire's roadsides are about to be slashed as Council prepares for the imminent fire season.

Fire hydrants ready for summer

Posted on Tue 25 November

Council and Western Water are working together to ensure fire hydrants at key locations are in good working order and can be easily identified by firefighters this summer.

Connecting Kyneton's Botanic Gardens to recycled water

Posted on Tue 25 November

Irrigation upgrades by Council over the coming months will see the trees and lawns of the Kyneton Botanic Gardens connected to a permanent recycled water supply.

Ice community information session

Posted on Tue 25 November

A free community information session on Ice (amphetamine and methamphetamine) will be held in New Gisborne on Tuesday 16 December.

Events & Activities

Domestic Ties exhibition

Date: Fri 28 November | 11:00AM- 4:00PM

Venue: Kyneton Museum, 67 Piper Street, Kyneton

Domestic Ties is an exhibition at the Kyneton Musuem that explores the rich history of the humble apron. From fancy and frilly to practical and plain, discover aprons from the Kyneton Museum Collection and private lenders.

Kyneton Dinner Dance

Date: Sat 29 November | 6:00PM- 10:00PM

Venue: 61-79 Mollison Street, Kyneton

To celebrate International Day of People with Disability 2014, Council is hosting a dinner dance at the Kyneton Bowling Club.

Immunisation sessions in Gisborne for 2014

Date: Thu 4 December | 9:15AM- 10:30AM

Venue: Gisborne Administration & Service Centre, 40 Robertson Street, Gisborne

Days and times for immunisations sessions in Gisborne.

Immunisation sessions in Kyneton for 2014

Date: Thu 4 December | 12:00PM- 12:30PM

Venue: Kyneton Town Hall, 129 Mollison Street, Kyneton

Days and times for immunisation sessions in Kyneton.

Emergency Notices

Roadside slashing in progress within the shire

Posted on Tue 25 November

Nearly two-thirds of the shire's roadsides are about to be slashed as Council prepares for the imminent fire season.

Prepare and Share photo competition

Posted on Mon 17 November

With the fire season fast approaching, Council is asking residents to share their tips and ideas for getting prepared with the chance to win a GoPro camera, vouchers or a fire ready kit.

Be prepared for the coming fire season

Posted on Tue 11 November

Council is urging residents to ensure they, their families and their properties are fire ready this summer. Prepare your properties now and avoid possible fines and a fire prevention notice.

Are your horses part of your bushfire plan?

Posted on Tue 11 November

Council and the Country Fire Authority have joined forces to help district horse owners prepare for emergency situations such as bushfires. The special information evening for horse owners will be held on Tuesday 25 November at the Woodend Golf Club from 7pm–8.30pm.

Have Your Say

Expressions of Interest sought for use of Gisborne Sports Stadium

Posted on Mon 17 November

Council is seeking Expressions of Interest from associations and clubs who are interested in using the stadium for programs commencing in April 2015.

Rural Living Zone Review

Posted on Fri 7 November

Council is inviting input from residents and landowners into a draft strategy on managing land in the shire's Rural Living Zone.

Comments invited on community consultation review

Posted on Mon 3 November

Have your say on how and when Council consults with the community.

Have you moved to Macedon Ranges Shire for retirement?

Posted on Wed 22 October

La Trobe University is seeking people aged 55 years and over who have moved to the Macedon Ranges for retirement to participate in a research study.