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The Maldon Bakery

In 2022 Rebecca Barnett bought the Old Bakery in Main Street Maldon. Until then, she’d been a frequent visitor to the town and loved its charm. Coming from generations of bakers, and having worked in… Read More »The Maldon Bakery


It’s a small world in the Castlemaine gift shop, Tribe.  A small, unassuming shopfront tucked away in Barker Street reveals a vast array of products, all handmade with natural materials, and many of them tiny. Ange Rosemann opened the store 8 years ago, showcasing the work of local artists, such as Katherine Wheeler and Bridget… Read More »Tribe

Hand Picked

When Ali Troup first started in the florist industry 24 years ago, she didn’t stop to consider sustainability. These days she doesn’t do anything without first thinking of the consequences on the environment. Her choice… Read More »Hand Picked

CSC students launch VOTE_16

Mt Alexander Net Zero Working Group member, Heather Cummins, interviews students from CSC. Heather: “Tell me about Vote 16! Campaign” Sally: “Well, as Castlemaine Secondary College students we’re launching a VOTE 16 campaign: we’re campaigning… Read More »CSC students launch VOTE_16