Friday, September 22, 2023

Tarrangower Times

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Established in 1858.

The Tarrangower Times community newspaper reports on news and events in Maldon (Australia’s first notable town), Newstead, Baringhup, Castlemaine, Walmer, Muckleford and surrounding areas.

Subscriptions to the digital edition are available online.

Website with online news and digital edition.


Latest articles

How’s business? The Kangaroo Hotel

“We took over The Kangaroo Hotel on March the sixth 2020, and we got closed down on March the 28th. And it’s been ‘fluid’ every day since. Every week things change, but that’s business since Covid. You plan something, but it doesn’t go to plan...."

Arts About – ADH…ME!?

Nancy Whittaker. There is yet another little gallery called Cut it Out, which opened last Friday in Maldon, in the Post Office Residence in High Street. Artist and Curator Lisa Speed is complementing her This Little Piggy cooking skills with artwork in an exhibition titled ADH…ME!?, featuring the work of Jacki Irwin.

New bike book – 16 Maldon-to-Maldon bike rides

Maldon Cycling Group has just published a book with information about 16 local bike rides ... Peter Strang, one of the team who produced the book said, “There are some great rides around Maldon. Hopefully, this book will help some locals and visitors explore the area by bike”.  

Earlier articles

Father’s Day surprise

It’s Father’s Day. Just after lunch. A CFA Emergency team member is sitting back. Relaxing. Hanging out with the family. Smiles all round …. Suddenly man’s best friend disappears. Down a mine shaft.

Maldon Twilight Festival and Night Market 2024

Pam Jewson. Earlier this year, an estimated 1,000 people attended the Maldon Twilight Festival. On the back of the success … the intention is to make this a permanent two-day event on the Maldon calendar … To keep the event viable, we need to think smarter and make the load on the few easier.

Dream big, play bigger!

Over the weekend we had Under 14.5s have an impressive win for the semi-final against Trentham - which sets them up nicely for the next finals clash … The Club encourages its supporters to head over to Princess Park this weekend and support both our junior footballers and netballers. 

The Collards

This is the first of what is intended to be an ongoing series – a history of old Maldon and surrounding area families … Charles Collard: born Somerset England 1811, died Baringhup Victoria 1891 … The story of Charles and Mary is a classic one of people who travelled to a far land to make their fortune...

Castlemaine-Maryborough Rail Trail Project: feasibility study launch

It was a chilly start to the day at Joyces Creek last Thursday morning as a group comprising Bendigo West MP Maree Edwards, Ripon MP Martha Haylett, members of the Rail Trail group and representatives of both Mount Alexander and Central Goldfields shire councils met. The still water and shady trees, with the rail bridge towering overhead, lent a special atmosphere to the launch.

Modern markings echo ancient times

They contacted the Tarrangower Times to ask, “What’s with the markings on the stone wall outside the Maldon Masonic Centre?” Our immediate response was probably similar to yours, ‘What stone wall? What stone wall markings?’

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