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November 24, 2023

Chance to meet with cops welcomed

LOCALS and passersby enjoyed an informal coffee with a cop morning last Saturday at Gaffney’s Bakery. The event was organised by Heathcote Police Station’s Sergeant...

November 17, 2023

MP calls for U turn on crossings call

MEMBER for Euroa, Annabelle Cleeland, has called on the State Government to reverse a decision to defund school crossings at Heathcote. Money for supervisors at...

November 17, 2023

Countdown on to Community Smiles Day

AMBASSADOR for the Community Smiles Day, Charlie Miller is counting the hours until this year’s event at Barrack Reserve on Saturday 25 November. Now in...

November 17, 2023

Service Honours the past with hopes for the future

YOUNG and old attended a Remembrance Day service at the Heathcote Cenotaph on Saturday. Local veterans, community groups, religious leaders, and school students paid tribute...

November 17, 2023

Costerfield community gets tips on fire safety

BOTH long-term and new residents came together at the Costerfield Fire Essentials Day on Sunday to learn more about protecting properties and lives during...

November 17, 2023

Moving event in honour of those who served

MANY audience members were moved to tears at the Evening of Remembrance at the RSL Hall last Friday. Jeffrey Arthur, Maree Hingston and Major Michael...

November 17, 2023

Painting sessions a chance for self-care

UNPAID carers took part in Art for the Heart session at the Barrack Stadium earlier this week. The session was organised by Bendigo Health and...

November 17, 2023

Local tennis a hit again

AFTER being heavily impacted by COVID-19 and last year’s floods, the Heathcote Tennis Club is again running regular social sessions and have begun entering...

November 17, 2023

Service to mark reason for the season

A CHURCH at the Brewery event celebrating Christmas and the birth of Jesus Christ will be held again at Palling Bros Brewery on 10...

November 10, 2023

Grinners are winners as Smiles Day returns

THE annual Heathcote Community Smiles Day is back on 25 November at Barrack Reserve from 11am to 2pm. Event organisers aim to encourage the community...

November 10, 2023

November 11 offers a chance to reflect

THERE will be a Remembrance Day Commemoration Service in front of the RSL Hall tomorrow, 11 November, on behalf of the Heathcote and Tooborac...

November 10, 2023

O’Keefe funds back Dementia Alliance

A CHEQUE for seven-thousand dollars raised at the 2023 O’Keefe Challenge was presented to the Heathcote Dementia Alliance last week. The challenge is a not-for-profit...

November 10, 2023

New service goes direct to consumer

A NEW food initiative, REKO, will be launched in Heathcote on 23 November, at Pizzeria Montana, on High Street. The concept involves the delivery of...

November 10, 2023

Bowlers roll up on big travel adventure

MEMBERS of the Heathcote Bowling Club received a surprise visit last week from two fans of the sport who are on a mission to...

November 10, 2023

Fire station open day a success

BOTH new and long-term residents in the district attended the Heathcote Fire Station open day last weekend. As part of the event CFA members were...

November 10, 2023

Cup Day fun at the RSL

ATTENDEES at the annual Heathcote RSL Melbourne Cup lunch donned their best finery for a fun afternoon of entertainment. “It was good to see so...

November 10, 2023

Roles for all in upcoming theatre production

AUDITIONS for Mudbrick Motley Theatre’s upcoming production of The Old People are Revolting will be held on Sunday, 19 November at the Guide Hall,...

November 6, 2023

Emergency workers helping get set for fire season

WITH the summer fire season almost underway, members of one local volunteer fire brigade are reminding people it’s time to ensure properties are prepared. As...

November 3, 2023

Town ready to go on show

AFTER three years of cancellations, the Heathcote Show is set to return on Melbourne Cup Day, Tuesday 7 November. Rides, sideshows, arts and crafts, animal...

November 3, 2023

Five things you can’t miss at this year’s show!

HEATHCOTE Show organisers promise there will be something for everyone at this year’s event on Melbourne Cup Day. Gates open at 9am, with free entry...

November 3, 2023

Firefighters to help prep for summer

HEATHCOTE Fire Station volunteers will hold an open day tomorrow with the aim of helping the community get fire ready for summer. From 9am, locals...

November 3, 2023

Spooktacular fun for scary season

DRAGONS and skeletons, fairies and ghosts mingled along High Street on Tuesday eventing for the Halloween Spooktacular, Trunk or Treat. Children of all ages attended...

November 3, 2023

Barefoot bowls ready to roll

THE Tuesday Night Social Pennant Bowls competition is set to start again on 14 November at Heathcote Bowls Club. Both experienced and novice players wanting...

November 3, 2023

Response team showcases skills at rescue comp

THE Mandalay Resources Emergency Response team travelled to Stawell Gold Mine recently to compete in the Victorian Mines Rescue Competition. The team earned second place...