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  • Stuart’s hitting the trail

    Maryborough’s Bendigo Bank senior manager, Stuart McGibbon is pounding the pavement to raise funds for Oxfam. Stuart, along with four of his fellow Bendigo Bank employees, is training to take part in one of the world’s biggest team endurance events, the Oxfam Trailwalker. Teams entered in the event will walk a 100 kilometre trail winding […]

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  • TRIAL PRAISE

    The Maryborough community has received praise from the State Government for its support of the town’s trial bus service. At a special celebration last week, organised to mark a year since the bus trial’s launch, Member for Ripon, Joe Helper praised the support shown to the bus service. Patronage figures have more than doubled since […]

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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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  • A NEW LOOK

    The towns in the Central Goldfields Shire will have new entrance signage. Federal Member for Bendigo, Steve Gibbons visited Maryborough yesterday to announce the council had successfully secured $153,000 to construct town entry statements. The funding is part of the Federal Government’s Regional and Local Community Infrastructure Program (RLCIP). Central Goldfields Shire anticipates the many […]

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  • A journey into the past at Talbot Station

    An enthusiastic group of Talbot residents gathered at the Talbot Railway Station on Wednesday afternoon for a journey into the past, as railway workers laboured away to remove the points of the railway line near the station. The work was being carried out prior to removing the loops of track that were laid back in […]

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  • CROP SEIZED

    Maryborough Police have seized a cannabis crop worth an estimated $50,000 from a Dunach property during a raid on Friday. Officers from the Maryborough Police station executed a search warrant on the McCallum’s Creek Road residence at around 7.30 am on Friday morning, uncovering a sophisticated hydroponic set-up designed to cultivate the 27 mature plants […]

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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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