• At IGA going green has benefits

    Maryborough Supa IGA has raised $3000 since its plastic bag levy was introduced last year. Last week IGA donated that amount to the Maryborough Hospital day centre unit. The five cent levy on each plastic bag from the store was introduced in September last year. In the lead up to the change Maryborough Supa IGA […]

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  • Are you ready for a challenge?

    Emergency services from Maryborough have set a challenge at this year’s Relay for Life. Members of Maryborough police, ambulance, CFA and SES will be doing their best to see which service can raise the most money. But the challenge is also for the community – to help the services to raise as much money as […]

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  • Heroic and brave actions

    Dr Rob Carson and Dr David Tynan were awarded joint Central Goldfields Shire Citizen of the Year honours as part of the awards handed out during Tuesday’s Australia Day celebrations at the Maryborough Resource Centre. The Maryborough doctors were nominated for their bravery and quick-thinking actions in saving the life of Maryborough teenager, Nicholas Rossi. […]

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  • A night for the girls named the year’s best

    An event that brings women together for a night of fun and colour, and to raise money for the Breast Cancer Network Australia has been awarded the Central Goldfields Shire Event of the Year. Pearl and Deb’s Pink Party organisers Debbie (Deb) Murray and Sandra Parker (Pearl) accepted the award at Tuesday’s Australia Day celebrations. […]

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  • A fine example set by Bradley and Michael

    Two outstanding youths were awarded joint Central Goldfields Shire Young Citizen of the Year honours on Australia Day. Bradley McLeod and Michael Fitzgibbon were both recognised for their hard work and contribution to the community. Twenty-five-year-old Bradley arrived in Maryborough in 2007 to take his first teaching position following graduating from university. In his capacity […]

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  • HIT FOR SIX

    Local cricketers are set to return to ovals around the district tomorrow following the Christmas break for round nine of the Maryborough District Cricket Association’s 2009-10 season. In what shapes as match of the round, and potentially one of the matches of the season, first-placed Maryborough will take on Carisbrook at Princes Park. Always a […]

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  • SWANS BLOW BOMBERS OUT OF THE WATER

    Casey-South Melbourne claimed victory in its one-day Premier League Country Round clash with Essendon at Princes Park on Saturday. Batting first, Essendon’s top order experienced a mini-collapse of sorts, their first four batsman managing just 48 runs between them. Former test opener and Victorian opening batsman, Chris Rogers was forced to retire hurt early in […]

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  • ALL ABLAZE

    The Maryborough Supa IGA Blazers started 2010 off in style with a convincing 26 point win against the Wangaratta Warriors on Saturday night. In extremely hot conditions the Supa IGA Blazers jumped the Warriors in the first quarter and built a big lead, which they then held onto for the rest of the game. Big […]

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  • HIGH ABOVE

    The lookout tower of Maryborough’s Old Fire Station was last week inspected by Central Goldfields Shire Council, as there is growing concern the timber structure is no longer stable, and therefore a safety issue. The inspection of the tower was organised following observations that the structure had begun to lean towards the main building. This […]

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  • FIRST CLASS

    Cricket lovers from across the region are expected to flock to Princes Park to get a taste of Premier League Cricket tomorrow. Essendon and Casey-South Melbourne will face off as the Premier League, Victoria’s first-class league, heads bush tomorrow as part of the annual Premier Cricket Country Round. Among the players who will strut their […]

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