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Working towards a new COVID normal

14-09-2020

REGIONAL Victoria was set to open “imminently”, Daylesford Macedon Tourism CEO Steve Wroe has told The Local.

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Village or suburb? The great real estate debate

07-09-2020

THE much-anticipated after-COVID boom in country living is being seen as both an economic boon and a potential spoiling of the rural joys of places such as Daylesford.

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Round two: People v. council over load of rubbish

31-08-2020

FEAR of being sued is a central reason behind the Hepburn Shire Council introducing a 500-metre zone around its old tip in Ajax Road.

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Trentham community hub pushes ahead

24-08-2020

AN 1890s painted wall-hanging capturing a sardonic depiction of the Australian coat of arms will be incorporated into Trentham’s new community hub in the town’s revamped Mechanics Institute building.

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New grassroots movement launched

24-08-2020

A NON-political grassroots movement, Community Voice, has been launched in Hepburn Shire and already has 643 members on Facebook.

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Loss of land use rights concerns residents

24-08-2020

A GROUP of residents are concerned that a Hepburn Shire planning scheme amendment will remove their rights in terms of land use and development.

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EES required

10-08-2020

VICTORIAN Planning Minister Richard Wynne said an Environment Effects Statement would be required for the Western Victoria Transmission Network Project which aims to establish 200km of new high-voltage transmission lines across Western Victoria to deliver more renewable energy into the state’s electricity grid.

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Network protesters urged to use their voice

03-08-2020

RESIDENTS protesting the proposed Western Victorian Transmission Network have been urged to voice their concerns directly to the State Planning Minister and put pressure on the Victorian Government to insist on an Environmental Effects Statement.

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Line Concerns

29-06-2020

HEPBURN Shire Council is extremely concerned about the proposed Western Victoria Transmission Network Project

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Adjustment to rates valuations available

29-06-2020

HOME owners in Hepburn Shire receive their first rates notice for the 20/21 financial year in August.

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Just can’t get no satisfaction…

22-06-2020

HEPBURN Shire Council has recorded its worst ever annual Local Government Community Satisfaction Survey.

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From the Mayor: Cr Licia Kokocinski

22-06-2020

WE TAKE on board and acknowledge what the community is saying to us about our performance and direction of council.

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Services opened up

08-06-2020

HEPBURN Shire council has opened up a range of services to the community.

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Jobs on offer

08-06-2020

HEPBURN Shire Council has been successful in attracting $1.6 million from the Working for Victoria Fund to employ an additional 33 staff.

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The Great Divide: residents v. council on planning

01-06-2020

COMMUNITY satisfaction with the Hepburn Shire Council has seldom been high.

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Testing under way

11-05-2020

CORONAVIRUS testing is ramping up across the Macedon Ranges and Hepburn shires, with testing now available at Kyneton District Health.

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Funding for reserve

04-05-2020

MOUNT Macedon’s iconic Memorial Cross Reserve is being enhanced with $50,000 funding from the Victorian Government.

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COVID-19: The latest local news

23-03-2020

Hepburn and Macedon Ranges councils close services.

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Councillor Corner – Holcombe Ward

24-02-2020

What a week it was.

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New price tag for Rex

23-02-2020

THE Rex's budget has blown out to $12.735 million - with an opening date of April 2021.

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Council to water bosses: Please talk to the people

10-02-2020

WITH much of its fortune built on mineral water, the Central Highlands has entered a phase where some locals are pitted against commercial exploitation of this water.

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Council youth grants

27-01-2020

FEEL like ditching the homework, some time out from the olds, a break from the siblings?

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