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  • A nervous wait for students as they look to the future

    With exams over for another year, this year’s crop of year 12 students can now begin to look towards their futures. For four local students, this represents a number of different directions, but they are all focused on the one goal – university. For Highview College school captain, Caitlyn Egan, she’s yet to decide on […]

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  • STREET PLANS

    Central Goldfields Shire Council’s director of technical and development services, David Sutcliffe, presented a long term plan for the construction and upgrade of Clarendon Street in Maryborough, at its meeting on Wednesday evening. Mr Sutcliffe said Clarendon Street is a major street in Maryborough with key facilities such as the hospital, court house, post office, […]

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  • Tourism award for Energy Breakthrough

    The RACV Energy Breakthrough has taken out the Victoria University Award for Festivals and Events at the Melbourne Airport 2009 Victorian Tourism Awards. The tourism awards were presented at a gala ceremony in Melbourne last Monday night, just days before the 2009 event kicked off, the biggest Energy Breakthrough yet. After a number of years […]

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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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