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  • A fitting finish for the race

    After weather robbed them of the chance to celebrate in style as winners of last weekend’s RACV Energy Breakthrough, Highview College and Maryborough Education Centre decided to take matters into their own hands. Highview’s Evie and Onyx teams, which took out the HPV Class C and HPV Class B2 titles respectively, and MEC’s Supreme Team […]

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  • Denise to be honoured

    Denise Chipper will be remembered by many in the community as she started work at Maryborough District Health Service in 1980 and during her time at MDHS made a significant contribution to the advancement of infection control throughout health services in Victoria. Ms Chipper has recently been recognised by the Victorian Infection Control Professionals Association […]

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  • All kinds of weather

    It was a case of four seasons in four days for Maryborough, as high winds, torrential rain, dust storms and scorching heat tested the mettle of Energy Breakthrough competitors and local residents alike. Thursday continued the recent spell of hot days as the mercury peaked at 37¡C, prompting many to prepare for the traditional hot […]

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  • English team finished well in their first attempt

    After arriving in Australia last Monday evening, the RACV Energy Breakthrough team from Hailey Hall School in Hertfordshire lost no time in preparing themselves and their vehicle, Hailey’s Comet, for the HPV 24 hour trial on Saturday. Maryborough Education Centre provided a vehicle for the students and were on hand over the weekend in case […]

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  • SPIRITS SOAR

    Driving rain, winds and dust storms failed to dampen spirits at the weekend’s RACV Energy Breakthrough, despite the weather forcing organisers to cut the 24-hour endurance race short. Competitors battled against heavy rains and gale-force winds for six hours during the event’s night stage before it was deemed too dangerous for the race to continue, […]

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  • Fire season to start

    The Fire Danger Period (“fire restrictions”) for the Central Goldfields will come into effect on Monday, November 23. The unprecedented November hot spell, along with forecast hot weather, has prompted CFA to advise residents that the period will commence. Tullaroop Fire Brigade Group controller, Robert Ipsen said the period would start on Monday because trigger […]

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  • Time to make a stand

    The Central Goldfields says no to violence against women. This will be the message next Wednesday, November 25 on White Ribbon Day. This year will be the inaugural year for White Ribbon Day in Maryborough and will acknowledge the first six ambassadors, with more to join in the future. White Ribbon day is an international […]

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  • ALL READY TO RACE

    The city is abuzz as the 19th annual RACV Energy Breakthrough kicked off in Maryborough yesterday. The months of hard work and planning came to fruition on Wednesday as teams started to arrive. Most teams has arrived by yesterday and Maryborough’s Princes Park has been turned into a true “tent city”, with the Olympic Pool […]

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  • Girl hit by a car on her way to school

    A 13-year-old girl was hit by a car while riding her bike to school yesterday morning. The Maryborough Education Centre student was riding along Pekin Road when she was struck by a vehicle travelling in the same direction. The car was being driven by a 17-year-old female, learner driver. Police are investigating the accident but […]

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  • BIG WINNER

    Maryborough News and Lotto has done it again. The newsagency sold its second division one winning lotto ticket in just three months. The lucky winner will share with four other winners in the $4 million draw. They will receive $800,000. A retired Avoca woman discovered that she was one of the lucky winners when she […]

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