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February 9, 2024

Lessons for life at Girl Guides

Heathcote Brownie Guides will resume on Tuesday with a special pancake night. All girls aged 8-11 are welcome at the Guide Hall from 3.30pm to...

February 9, 2024

Recycling glasses for a community in need

AN appeal on Facebook for old eyeglasses and sunglasses has received an overwhelming response. Run by Wendy Rigney, who spent six years in Papua New...

February 2, 2024

A new school era begins

NEW foundation students at both Holy Rosary and Heathcote Primary Schools have settled in well and are eager to learn according to their new...

February 2, 2024

Residents out in force for Australia Day celebration

HUNDREDS of Heathcote residents attended the free Australia Day celebration at Barrack Reserve as part of an event was hosted by Heathcote RSL Sub-Branch. “It...

February 2, 2024

RSL mural comes to life

HEATHCOTE residents have been closely following the progress of a mural on the wall of the RSL hall. Artist, Shawn Lu, was commissioned by Heathcote...

February 2, 2024

Shire awards recognise efforts

NEW citizens were welcomed, and Mitchell Shire Community Award recipients announced at a ceremony held at Wallan Neighbourhood House on Australia Day. Mayor Cr Louise...

January 26, 2024

School’s out at Tooborac Primary

WITH no new enrolments for 2024, Tooborac Primary School will not operate this year. The decision comes after last year saw refurbishments, a new principal,...

January 26, 2024

Bakery a favourite with the RFDS

SEGAFREDO’S Bakery has been named as one of the top six country bakeries by the Royal Flying Doctor Service Victoria. Flying Doctor staff and volunteers...

January 26, 2024

Taekwondo club celebrates 30 years

PAST students and instructors joined with current members to celebrate Heathcote Taekwondo Club’s thirtieth birthday last Saturday. Also attending was Grand Master Jack Rozinszky who...

January 26, 2024

New way to play on offer

BENDIGO Community Health Service is expanding its smalltalk program in 2024 to include free weekly playgroup sessions at Heathcote. The supported playgroup sessions will be...

January 26, 2024

Group to help put best foot forward

HEATHCOTE Community House is working with Healthy Loddon Campaspe to make walking easier in the town. As part of the effort, a beginners’ walking group...

January 19, 2024

Pool clean-up ahead of schedule

HEATHCOTE Pool is preparing to open ahead of schedule despite last week’s flash flooding which saw McIvor Creek rise to a level that completely...

January 19, 2024

Grand final jumper grand prize for grand finale

AFTER last year’s AFL Grand Final victory, a 2023 Collingwood jumper signed by the players is sure to attract lots of bids in the...

January 19, 2024

Free entertainment for Australia Day

HEATHCOTE RSL Sub-Branch will again present a free Australia Day celebration at Barrack Reserve on 26 January. It will be the fourth time they have...

January 19, 2024

Showing what they’re made of

MORE than fifteen years ago, Heathcote local Peter Miller began making custom trailers and truck bodies for use as carnival alley attractions at shows...

January 12, 2024

Many hands make light work.

DESPITE the heartbreak and frustration caused by the recent extreme weather and subsequent flooding, community spirit in Heathcote has not been diminished. Neighbours and community...

January 12, 2024

Going out on a roll

AFTER eight years, the final MND Superchallenge Bowls event will be held on Australia Day this year at Heathcote Bowling Club, with organisers hoping...

January 12, 2024

Callout for support for local community groups

ADVANCE Heathcote recently held a follow-up session to discuss an action plan to provide support to strengthen and build capacity within the community. It followed...

January 12, 2024

Calls to watch out for wildlife

RECENT flooding and wild weather has seen large numbers of native animals disorientated and displaced. As a result rescue organisations have been busy collecting and...

January 5, 2024

Tuck into Heathcote’s glorious food scene

NO matter what your budget, there is no shortage of food options in Heathcote over the holidays. From casual to gourmet dining, there is something...

January 5, 2024

Summer entertainment for all the family

WITH plenty of attractions and activities to see and do in the Heathcote region over the summer holidays, no one will be able to...

December 29, 2023

So much to do in 2024 (and when you can do it!)

If your New Year resolution is to join a group or learn a new skill, there are plenty of options in Heathcote. From arts, crafts...

December 29, 2023

Volunteers make a welcome contribution

VOLUNTEERS at Heathcote Community House have been busy this year, culminating in a Christmas display on show during the festive season. Throughout 2023, painting and...

December 22, 2023

Santa Claus is ready to roll!

HEATHCOTE CFA members have been busy getting ready to help Santa on his annual lolly run on a fire truck around the streets of...