Maldon and districts community newspaper

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.

The Tarrangower Times is available from the following outlets or by Subscription if you are outside our readership areas.

Castlemaine Newsagency | Loddon House Caravan Park & General Store, Baringhup | Maldon Newsagency | Busk Newstead

Cost: $1.40 | Published: Every Friday | Circulation: 668
Achievements: Celebrated 150 years in 2008.


This week in the Tarrangower Times


Council Report

The agenda for Council’s monthly ordinary meeting may have been short, but it was an important one.  One of the items was the proposed budget for 2018/2019.  

Question time

The lack of retirement villages in the Castlemaine area was raised, with a comment that elderly people in the Shire seeking this type of accommodation were being forced to move to Bendigo.  Mayor Cr Bronwen Machin said that Council is planning to hold a workshop with the aim of facilitating the building of retirement villages in the area...  

LGBTIQ Roundtable

People interested in joining Mount Alexander Shire Community’s LGBTIQ roundtable are asked to submit an Expression of Interest by 5pm on Monday 7 May.

Mount Alexander Shire Council Mayor Bronwen Machin said she hoped plenty of people will come forward and put their hand up to join the roundtable. Mayor Machin added that the roundtable was about supporting LGBTIQ people in the community to  make sure they have equal access and support from Council and other organisations... 

Understand your food labels

Following the Maldon Community Lunch on Wednesday 2 May, Liza Shaw from Maldon Hospital will be running an information session on understanding food labels.

Liza  will teach participants a few quick tips that can make shopping for healthy food a whole lot quicker and easier, and may even help you to lose weight. 

“Knowing what nutrition information to look for can help you make the best choice for your health and avoid unnecessary saturated fat, added salt, added sugars and kilojoules”, said Liza.

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