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IT will be a little quieter than usual in Sandford over the Labour Day long weekend next month, with COVID-19 restrictions forcing the cancellation of the Sandford Bush Music Festival.

Ash Bolt - February 16, 2021

VICTORIA will head into a five-day hard lockdown from today after health concerns were raised over a hotel quarantine outbreak.

Allanah Sciberras - February 12, 2021

BALMORAL Bush Nursing Centre administration officer, Nicole Lease is helping less fortunate women receive essential items through the #ItsInTheBag campaign.

Mitch Lang - November 25, 2020

THE 2020/21 Hamilton District Women’s Cricket Association A Grade season is looking good for the locals, with Casterton District Cricket Club taking a 56-run win over St Andrew’s in round one.

Kristy McDonald - October 21, 2020

WHILE plenty of 2020 events have been cancelled, the annual Casterton Christmas Shopping Spree is still going ahead – with a difference.

Kristy McDonald - October 21, 2020

WITH short odds for a vendors’ market, the combined agents Casterton Spring Store Cattle Sale did not disappoint, paying top dividends for local producers.

Kristy McDonald - October 21, 2020

A NEW wave of tiny tenants is making people smile all over the world and now a whole community of ‘Spoonys’ have found a home in Casterton. The very first Spoonville was started in the English village of Winnersh, by a very creative local, who came up with the idea of making Spoony characters from […]

Kristy McDonald - September 16, 2020

“HE NEVER aged.” That is the lasting memory that wife Pat – and most of the district – has, following the sudden passing of Des Wombwell last week. Mr Wombwell suffered a stroke at his home last Monday and died at Geelong, on Wednesday, surrounded by his family. “He was 84 years young,” Mrs Wombwell […]

Kristy McDonald - September 16, 2020

DESPITE impressive rainfalls in the district over recent weeks, locals have raised grave concerns over the lack of water flowing into Casterton’s iconic Ess Lagoon. ‘The Essla’, which has been a swimming and fishing venue for generations, hit ‘dead water’ level earlier this month and while the weekend’s deluge saw some run-off flow in, Brian […]

Kristy McDonald - September 16, 2020

“WHEN I see people I used to serve in the supermarket as a kid, suffering with dementia, or the lady you say hello to every day in the street a few months ago … it’s bloody heartbreaking.” That heartbreak translates into the latest marathon challenge for local personal trainer, Jan Murphy, who will hit the […]

Kristy McDonald - September 2, 2020

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