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.

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


This week in the Tarrangower Times


Gold exploration licence granted

Kalamazoo Resources Limited has been granted the Wattle Gully South Exploration Licence  covering the southern portion of the Castlemaine Goldfield.  

“Wattle Gully South has been identified as a key component of our exploration strategy as it contains the same prospective host rock sequence, fold-fault structures and major regional faults (source) as that of the adjacent highly endowed Castlemaine Goldfield to the north,” said Kalamazoo’s Chairman, Luke Reinehr. 

“In our view, it is essentially an under-explored extension of the adjacent high-grade Castlemaine Goldfield.”

The Castlemaine Goldfield produced 5.6M ounces of gold across its life and is one of the richest gold fields in Australia, with only minor exploration activity having been undertaken over the past decade and with limited effective drilling...

Deception charges laid

Castlemaine Police have arrested three people in Taradale following an investigation into stolen credit cards allegedly being used at local supermarkets in June.

Senior-Sergeant Pete Carey said a 26-year-old woman and a 30-year-old man have been charged with a number of deception offences.

He said a 37-year-old woman was being interviewed and charges were pending.

Two of those arrested also had outstanding warrants, he said...

Angels in Glass

A huge crowd packed Cascade Art Gallery in Maldon last Saturday for the official opening of Jan Palethorpe’s Angels in Glass exhibition.

The exhibition features lead light glass, paintings, drawings and prints.

It was opened by Helen Kaptein, curator/education officer at Central Goldfields Gallery.

“Jan’s angels offer us insights into the grief and courage it takes for refugees and emigres to leave and seek new homelands,” Ms Kaptein said...

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