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


Arson is a crime in any language

Arsonists are again in the sights of Crime Stoppers Victoria, with a fresh reminder that arsonists don’t always carry matches. 

People may not realise they could be charged with reckless arson if they light a fire pit or an open BBQ during a fire danger period and a spark ignites neighbouring grass or bushes...

CFA: Fire season is far from over

Victorians are still at risk of fast-running scrub and grass fires, CFA has warned as it issued a reminder that February is a month that has seen some of the state’s worst fires over the years.

While conditions have recently eased in some parts of the state, parts of Victoria are still very dry and above-average temperatures are expected for Victoria throughout February and into March...

Newstead Big Splash Primary School Fundraiser

Everyone is invited to come along and have fun at the Newstead Big Splash, a swimming carnival and pool party with a difference!

The Big Splash event is on Sunday 1 March from 12pm to 4.30pm at the Newstead Swimming Pool. 

The family friendly event will feature fun competitions for adults and children of all ages including pool relays, biggest splash bomb competition, classic catches and a fashion parade with prizes for the winners of each event. 

There will also be a barbeque, live music and other entertainment. 

The event is being held to raise funds for a performing arts project at Newstead Primary School...

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