• Six years of markets

    The Talbot Farmers’ Market turns six on Sunday. From 9 am to 1 pm turn out in Scandinavian Crescent and Camp Street, Talbot and see for yourself just how wonderful the market is. What started more than a decade ago, has today turned into a huge monthly market offering people the freshest and best in […]

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  • $100,000 boost for best start possible

    The Central Goldfields Best Start Program has been given a $100,000 boost from the State Government. The funding was announced by Federal Member for Ripon, Joe Helper as part of the Victorian Government’s $2.5 million supplement for the state’s early childhood services. Made up of early childhood education services from around the Central Goldfields Shire, […]

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  • Water program funding

    Maryborough and district water users will benefit from more than $900,000 in funding for raw water leak reduction, main water renewal and pressure reduction program. It is expected that the combination of the components of the program will result in an estimated saving of 130ML of water per year. Federal Member for Bendigo, Steve Gibbons […]

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  • Tickets on sale now

    Tickets are now on sale for the Central Goldfields Taste of Gold Heritage Weekend. The event runs over two days in April and a large number of exciting activities are on offer. Plus, those who purchase their tickets now are eligible to win prizes. Commencing on Saturday, April 17, the Heritage Weekend offers visitors a […]

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  • The “dodgy” installers

    While local business has suffered from the fall out of the Federal Government’s dumped insulation installation scheme it seems that home owners are also feeling the effect. The Advertiser has been in contact with a number of home owners who have had questionable work done in their homes. A Kennedy Street resident contacted by The […]

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  • Fire forces power to be cut to businesses

    Power was cut to several High and Tuaggra street businesses on Wednesday afternoon following a fire in the Asian Noodle Sushi King. Maryborough Fire Brigade received the call at 3.50 pm following a call to 000 from the business’s owner. The fire was noticed behind an advertising sign on the Tuaggra Street side of the […]

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  • A plan to relay while singing a merry tune

    There will be plenty of singing at the Maryborough Relay for Life if the Golden Voices team has anything to do with the entertainment. The team, made up of members and friends of the Maryborough A cappella Community Choir plans to sing its way around Princes Park during the Maryborough Relay for Life. Team captain, […]

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  • GRIFFIN’S RECORD

    The 2010 Vision Super Central Goldfields Reverse Triathlon attracted its highest profile field of elite triathletes on Sunday at the Maryborough Olympic Pool. A bumper field of 125 triathletes completed the Princes Park course in excellent competition conditions, which made for some exceptional times being posted. In the open men’s long course, the competition was […]

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  • A generous donation

    The Maryborough Lions Club have donated a cart to the Maryborough Riding for Disabled. At a special evening held last week, and attended by Lions Australia district governor Jill Qualtrough, club members were shown a special display of how the cart works. It is specially designed to carry people with disabilities, especially those in a […]

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  • Putting the Paramount Theatre up in lights

    Maryborough’s Paramount Theatre has received 40 energy efficient light bulbs as part of the Ban the Bulb program. The Maryborough branch of the Bendigo Bank is partnered by the Maryborough SES to install the energy efficient lights to hundreds of Maryborough and district homes in an effort to cut greenhouse gas emissions. The program ran […]

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