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Monday, January 18, 2021


New services for Ballarat line, but what about Ballan?

Country Victoria’s second-busiest train line is getting 125 new services a week – but users of Ballan station are wondering why their...

Ballan woman abandons 2-year dream to flee COVID in UK

By Meg Kennedy Heathrow Airport is a ghost town. I lug my suitcase around empty terminals...

Megan Gale and Shaun Hampson buy Daylesford retreat

Once a holiday treat for Megan Gale and her fiancé, former AFL star, Shaun Hampson, Dollywood Daylesford has been snapped up by...

How crowded is your Ballarat-line train… normally?

Vline has released new data, showing just how crowded our peak-hour trains are in a non-COVID world – and where the most...

Ring of Steel to go, Metro and Regional now have same COVD rules

After 18 weeks of intense lockdown, Premier Daniel Andrews has now relaxed the COVID restrictions separating metro and regional Victoria.

New Ballan & Bacchus Marsh rail platforms to open early 2021

Commuters are being urged to plan ahead if they need to catch a train between the New Year period and Australia Day...

Catriona Rowntree promotes country living in Bacchus Marsh

TV presenter Catriona Rowntree has turned up in Bacchus Marsh’s Avenue of Honour as part of a new 9Life TV series.

Petrol price spikes as much as 40c per litre

With the 5km rule increased to 25km, more people back at work and a long weekend imminent,...

VIDEO: Hospital & less traffic – Melton locals tell us what they want

Ballot packs for Local Government elections have been arriving in Melton letterboxes this week.

A vote for Julia is a vote for jobs & our beautiful Shire

ADVERTORIAL Are you wondering about employment in the wake of COVID19? What about the...

Federal budget: Moorabool and Melton get extra cash for roads

The Federal Government has set aside an extra $1.775 million dollars for Moorabool roads, while neighbouring Melton...

YMCA to continue outdoor camp in Rowsley

Award winning camp, Lady Northcote in Rowsley is set to continue after the YMCA secured a new...

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Bacchus Marsh Target site up for grabs

The site of a soon-to-be-defunct Target Country store in the Bacchus Marsh Village Shopping Centre is up for grabs.

Local MP wants 15,000km feathered tourist spared

A Western Victorian Upper House MP is calling for the life of a pigeon to be saved, after it made an epic...

5G now covering most of Bacchus Marsh & Balliang East

Telstra has achieved a national milestone – with one in two Aussies now able to connect to a 5G signal.

Melton Police search for missing Brookfield teen

Police are appealing for public assistance to help locate missing girl Athiang. The 12-year-old was last seen at her...