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  • Capilano Honey relocating to Maryborough

    Capilano Honey Limited has confirmed it intends to close its Richlands factory in Brisbane and shift all of its processing operations to Maryborough. The move is expected to have significant positive implications for Maryborough and to involve a staffing boost and plant investment at Capilano’s existing Maryborough site on Capilano Street. The company’s managing director, […]

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  • Restock boon for Cairn Curran

    Cairn Curran Reservoir will become a hotspot for anglers this summer with 5000 brown trout released into the newly-filled water storage. Member for Ripon and Minister for Fisheries, Joe Helper, was on hand to help liberate a few hundred of the catchable-sized trout alongside Victorian Fisheries officers. The release of the trout signals the start […]

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  • Capilano in major move

    Maryborough’s Capilano plant is expected to undergo a major workforce and operational boost with reports late yesterday that the company’s Brisbane factory intends to shift operations to Maryborough. It is understood that the company’s Richardland branch in Brisbane intends to relocate a significant portion of operations to Maryborough. Staff at the Queensland factory were yesterday […]

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  • Dunn adds to ammo outcry

    Liberal Candidate for Ripon, Vic Dunn has added his voice to calls to address ambulance staffing issues in Maryborough and the Ripon electorate. Mr Dunn is calling on MLA for Ripon, Joe Helper, state Health Minister, Daniel Andrews, and Ambulance Victoria to urgently address the staffing issues of ambulance services across the Ripon electorate. Health […]

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  • Treescape for Majorca

    Majorca residents are currently considering a tree planting scheme to beautify their town and renew the amenity of Majorca streetscapes. Majorca Cemetery Trust secretary/treasurer, Martin Mackay said local residents were keen to beautify the general environs of the township of Majorca, by planting flowering shrubs and small trees in the street, and larger specimens in […]

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  • Group tries to stop pokies move

    A Castlemaine group has vowed to continue its fight against moves by Maryborough Highland Society to open a club venue offering up to 65 gaming machines in their town. Co-convenor of Enough Pokies In Castlemaine (EPIC), Prue Cole, said the group is gathering statistics to help support its case against the Highland Society operating gaming […]

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  • Accident waiting to happen on city street

    Large potholes and road damage to a section of Maryborough’s Gladstone Street are raising fears that someone may be seriously injured, or even killed, if they are not fixed soon. Huge potholes have opened up along the section of the street that runs parallel to the golf course, while cracks have began to spider their […]

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  • Syd is among those helping Floyd family

    Maryborough’s Syd Pearson is among a growing list of residents who have pitched their support behind a family’s quest to solve the mystery that has haunted it for the last 35 years. Little Maryborough boy, Terry Floyd, 12, went missing never to be seen again on Saturday, June 28, 1975. He was last seen just […]

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  • Man dies while waiting for ambulance

    Maryborough’s Margaret Roberts believes her husband of 50 years would still be alive had an ambulance reached him five minutes sooner on Tuesday. Brian Roberts, 72, died on Tuesday from a suspected cardiac arrest after collapsing at his Maryborough home, just two kilometres from the town’s ambulance station. His wife, Margaret called an ambulance at […]

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  • New candidate for election

    A 25-year-old former sailor with the Royal Australian Navy is the latest candidate throwing his hat into the ring to contest the seat of Ripon in the upcoming state election. Scott Watts will stand as the Country Alliance candidate for Ripon in November’s state election. Mr Watts is based in the Melbourne area but says […]

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