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


Disability Access in Maldon

Maldon Hospital invites the community to hear the results of the Inclusive Towns project about disability access in Maldon on Wednesday 5 December. 

The Inclusive Town project was run by the City of Greater Bendigo, in close partnership with people with disabilities. Thirty Maldon shopkeepers and Maldon Hospital participated in this project to get a better understanding of the needs amongst their customers with disabilities, and to make easy changes to their shops and facilities that improve access...

WW1 Medals found during Maldon shop cleanup

1254 Private Daniel Thomas O’Connor enlisted in Ballarat on the 15 September 1914. He was 32 years and 10 months old.  He was not the best soldier in the Army during the war. He was a bit of a larrikin.

In December 1914 he was transferred to France. In 1915 he was in and out of hospital with throat ulcers, myalgia and rheumatism. In 1917 he was transferred back to France. A few months later he was again hospitalised with rheumatism and myalgia. He was subsequently returned to Australia in1918...

Maldon Primary School Shopping Spree

Maldon Primary School’s annual Shopping Spree fundraiser event is back on Thursday 29 November and is definitely a night of retail therapy not to be missed. 

This year, over 20 of the wonderful collection of shops in Maldon will be offering exceptional deals to help you along with your Christmas shopping. Traders are opening their doors from 5.30pm to 8pm, exclusively for participating shoppers. Gather a group together or come along and meet new friends!..

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