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Maldon Folkie is Back

Posted July 11th, 2014

Running for over four decades, the much loved Maldon Folk Festival is again strutting its stuff from 31st October to 3rd November. With a fantastic line up of Australian and International Artists the festival is designed to provide a long weekend of quality entertainment at affordable prices, to suit all… Read more…

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Chocolate rates as one of life’s great pleasures and as one of Hayley Tibbett’s lifelong loves, it somehow seemed a natural fit for her to build a business around this delectable morsel. Growing up in a family of entrepreneurs responsible for establishing a long list of successful, albeit varied businesses,… Read more…

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Town on a Plate – Macedon

Posted July 6th, 2014

Mark Renaud moved from his native Canada more than a decade ago, and after cooking at esteemed restaurants such as Jacques Raymond and The Botanical, settled in Macedon as the head chef at Olive Jones. Since then, Mark has developed an astute appreciation of the town, the community and its… Read more…

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Livin’ Localita on Piper St

Posted June 28th, 2014

Any new cafe on Kyneton’s Piper Street is guaranteed to trigger immediate interest, but when the owner/operators are the team from award-winning restaurant Mr Carsisi, there’s bound to be an added element of excitement. Since opening its doors last week, Localita has welcomed a stream of customers keen to see… Read more…

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Eat Drink Share Ballarat

Posted June 24th, 2014

Founder of Eat Drink Share Ballarat walking tours, Lyndel Nash takes to the streets to share her passion for local produce. When and why did you create Eat Drink Share Ballarat? I have been thinking about starting Eat Drink Share Ballarat for about a year, but began serious planning late in… Read more…

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Bean and Barrow meet the maker

Posted June 14th, 2014

It’s not often when you’re enjoying a glass of wine that you get to meet the face behind the grapes, the winemaker who created the drop you’re drinking. Creswick cafe Bean and Barrow are giving customers the chance to change that for one night only, at its Meet the Maker… Read more…

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Making a mark in Macedon

Posted May 25th, 2014

When Mark Renaud was a nine-year-old living in Canada he would often help his grandmother, Olive Jones, cook for their family. “She was really into teaching me the roots of cooking,” he recalls. “When I turned 15, my grandmother said to my father, ‘He’s too good, this is what he… Read more…

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Mother’s Day at New Northern

Posted May 3rd, 2014

“O, the month of May, the merry month of May So frolic, so gay, and so green, so green, so green; And then did I unto my true love say, Sweet Peg, thou shalt be my Summer’s Queen” It is a little-known fact* that this famous poem by Thomas Dekker… Read more…

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Creswick Market is Growing

Posted April 9th, 2014

The Creswick Market started life as a craft market, but new coordinator Trevor Miller has moved it up several notches and it is now a mix of freshly made delicacies; hand made arts, crafts, jewellery and clothes; home grown fruit, vegetables and plants; over 60 specialist boutique sites. The market… Read more…

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Merindoc – More than a destination

Posted April 9th, 2014

A favoured destination for a weekend getaway is the stunning Heathcote wine region. Tooborac, known as the gateway to the region is home to Merindoc Café and Cellar Door, the perfect place to discover the elegant range of Merindoc wines.  Enjoy a relaxed lunch and a glass of award winning… Read more…

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Heathcote’s New Hub

Posted April 8th, 2014

When you have a desire to do something in life – the best advice is – just do it. Judy Maine, who with husband Peter opened a very stylish homewares, gift and coffee shop in Heathcote in the second half of 2013 had always had a desire to run a… Read more…

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Regional Victoria Living Expo

Posted April 6th, 2014

If you’re thinking of relocating to the country, buying a holiday home, or wanting to do business in a regional area, you’ll find all you need to know under one roof at the 2014 Regional Victoria Living Expo. Learn about jobs, housing, health, education and the regional lifestyle over three exciting… Read more…

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Jazz & Culture at The Newnorthern

Posted April 2nd, 2014

Have you caught up with the The Newnorthern in Castlemaine yet? They are running regular music and in-conversation events, known simply as ‘Jazz at the New’ or ‘Conversations at the New’. Regular free jazz on Fridays can be found in the front bar being played at the baby grand piano…. Read more…

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Heathcote – A Town Worth Visiting

Posted March 31st, 2014

Proud of its ever-expanding reputation as one of the best producers of Shiraz in the world, Heathcote and the surrounding region is gaining attention for other reasons.  Although only a 90 minute drive from Melbourne and close to the growing sophistication of Bendigo, the town still maintains its rustic and… Read more…

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This Autumn is a very special time for the Daylesford Spa Country Railway, as it marks the completion of one of their largest ever endeavours – the full restoration of the line. Since February 2009, much of the line was closed due to bushfire damage and resulting disrepair. Fixing the… Read more…

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Head chef and owner of Masons of Bendigo, Nick Anthony makes no bones about what Bendigo would be if it were a dish. His roasted Rockwood Cottage lamb cutlets with pickled shoulder, sherry carrots and land cress salad is a nod to many of the culinary strengths from his hometown…. Read more…

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