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  • Winter wonderland of school holiday fun

    Winter wonderland of school holiday fun

    Kids can warm up this winter with a range of activities, including a masterchef challenge, barista training, aquatic activities and games, library craft and live theatre.

Shire News

Sports fans embrace Barkly Square

Posted on Tue 23 June

Nearly $1 million in improvements to the sporting grounds and facilities at Barkly Square in Kyneton have now been completed.

Slow down and take care on wet roads

Posted on Tue 23 June

Council is urging motorists to slow down and modify their driving behaviour in the wet, particularly when travelling on unsealed roads.

Funding boost for Swinburne Avenue Children's Centre

Posted on Tue 23 June

Council has welcomed a funding announcement by Member for Macedon, Mary-Anne Thomas of $120,000 towards boosting the licensed capacity of Swinburne Avenue Children’s Centre.

Road upgrades completed in Kyneton and Woodend

Posted on Tue 23 June

Two main roads outside Kyneton and Woodend have been upgraded and resealed to provide improved surfaces for motorists.

Events & Activities

Kids learn to knit and crochet at Gisborne Library

Date: Wed 1 July | 10:30AM - 12:00PM

Venue: Gisborne Community Centre, 3 Hamilton Street, Gisborne

Learn to knit and crochet or make pompom animals and snowmen at Gisborne Library these school holidays.

Inflatable fun at the Kyneton Toyota Sports & Aquatic Centre

Date: Wed 1 July | 12:30PM - 2:30PM

Venue: Kyneton Toyota Sports & Aquatic Centre, 4 Victoria Street, Kyneton

Inflatable fun water activities will be held on nominated Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays for a two week period during the June/July school holidays. Please note it will not operate on Friday 3 July.

Immunisation sessions in Gisborne for 2015

Date: Thu 2 July | 9:15AM - 10:30AM

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

Days and times for immunisations sessions in Gisborne.

Enjoy the Penguin Parade at Romsey

Date: Thu 2 July | 11:00AM - 12:00PM

Venue: Romsey Community Hub / Centre, 96-100 Main Road, Romsey

Roll up, roll up for the Penguin Parade at Romsey Library - school holiday penguin stories, craft and activities.

Emergency Notices

Company fined for failing to reduce fire risk

Posted on Tue 9 June

A court ruling against a local business that failed to comply with a fire prevention notice late last year has highlighted the importance of keeping properties in the shire well maintained throughout the year.

Register your burn off

Posted on Tue 12 May

Council is reminding residents of key things to remember whilst burning off, for the safety of the community.

Resident to compensate for illegally lit fire

Posted on Tue 24 March

A man has been prosecuted for lighting a large fire in Ashbourne in breach of Council’s Local Law.

Changes to burning off restrictions in April

Posted on Thu 19 March

Council has revised burning off restrictions for the month of April to encourage residents on land under one acre to clean up after recent storms.

Have Your Say

Expression of interest: capital works funding programs

Posted on Thu 18 June

Council is seeking expressions of interest from sporting clubs for local projects in order to help them improve their chances of funding grant success.

Meet your Councillors

Posted on Tue 3 March

Residents and community groups now have the opportunity to book a one-on-one meeting with the Mayor and Councillors to discuss local issues.

Share your favourite place with us

Posted on Thu 26 February

Share your favourite place with us for a chance to see it published in the ShireLife newsletter and on this website.