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 | Newstead Country Store

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


This week in the Tarrangower Times


Beware: scammers trying new tricks

The Times has been inundated with people wanting to warn others of attempts to scam information or money by various means. 

Scammers come in all shapes, sizes and forms. From ‘tradies’ knocking at your front door seeking to repair a roof or to lop trees - they take the money and then run (literally), to phone calls from Internet providers, tempting you to ‘Press one’ for further details...

Maldon Antique Fair

The Maldon Antique Fair, now in its 11th year, is on this weekend (16 and17 February).

This spectacular event will be held on the beautiful lush green Maldon oval. Come and enjoy the fantastic antiques gathered from five states. This year we are ‘bursting at the seams’. So if you’ve been looking for an excuse to visit the Fair or Maldon, well, now you have one. In fact, you’ll have more 140-plus reasons...

Agatha Christie's The Mousetrap

The stage is set, the cast is ready, the fast-paced, comedy/drama/murder/mystery with a TWIST is ready. 

Shane Harman Productions presents Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap, five performances only at the Geoff James Theatre, 21 Kars Street, Maryborough starting Wednesday 27 March. Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap is the longest continuous play of all time – starting in 1952 and is still running on Westend in London, today.

“It’s not a super quick story so there’s time to develop and reveal the characters very well,” said director Shane Harman. “And each of the characters, played by a cast of eight, are all different, and they all look very guilty. The way it’s performed, there’s a lot of fun for the actors and the audience.” ...

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