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Out of the frying pan …into ???

23-11-2020

IT'S been an 'unprecedented' year and for most Central Highlands residents it's been one of lockdowns but also open spaces for enjoying masked walks. But for some former residents it's been a different year. Some better, some worse.

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Restoring Park Lake to its former glory

19-10-2020

CRESWICK’S Park Lake Botanical Reserve turns 160 this year, but celebrations are on hold until April 18, 2021.

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The Local celebrates its 200th edition

05-10-2020

ONE thing the pandemic has done is bring us to Edition 200 much quicker than we had planned.

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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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The Peacocks: Putting first things first…

10-08-2020

THE history of Creswick, indeed the entire geography of the Victorian political and social landscape, would be much different if not for Sir Alexander and Lady Millie Peacock. And they have left a fascinating legacy for anyone who chooses to look.

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Our history: The Convent Gallery

29-06-2020

Looking north over the town centre the Convent Gallery has received thousands of visitors since its refurbishment.

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Daylesford Courthouse recollections

22-06-2020

And next up are memories of the Daylesford Courthouse, now the Daylesford Neighbourhood Centre.

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The unofficial history of…

04-05-2020

THE series continues in May featuring the Daylesford Court House (now the Daylesford Neighbourhood Centre).

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The history of the Mountview Theatre

04-05-2020

IN 1972, resident Neville Thurgood gathered together a group of locals to form The Mount Players.

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Bringing history alive

20-03-2020

THE unofficial history of …… series starts in April featuring the Daylesford Town Hall.

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