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Shire News

Youth leadership

Posted on Mon 24 November

Council is looking for young people to help support the planning and delivery of our youth programs and initiative in 2015.

The spirit of Christmas

Posted on Mon 24 November

A free Christmas lunch is being hosted by Cobaw Community Health and Council.

Sister city agreement

Posted on Mon 24 November

Council formalised its relationship with Tokai City, Japan as a sister city.

A secure future for Kyneton Airfield

Posted on Mon 24 November

The economic and social value, land use planning issues and future management arrangements of Kyneton Airfield.

Events & Activities

Preventing violence against women barbecue

Date: Tue 25 November | 11:00AM- 2:00PM

Venue: 2 Station Street, Riddells Creek

Come along and enjoy a sausage, meet your local White Ribbon Day ambassadors and swear an oath against domestic violence.

Horses and bushfires information evening

Date: Tue 25 November | 7:00PM- 8:30PM

Venue: Woodend Golf Club, Davy Street, Woodend

Horse owners are encouraged to come along and find out how to prepare for emergency situations such as bushfires.

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.

Emergency Notices

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.

Fire recovery update

Posted on Mon 1 September

Although the February fires may seem a distant memory, for many the recovery process continues, particularly physical clean up and the replacement of infrastructure.

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.