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Confidential documents reveal pressure on EPA to approve toxic soil dumps

A newly-released email reveals pressure on the Environment Protection Authority to approve PFAS-contaminated soil dumping sites – and comes as the head...

$131,000 excavator stolen from Balliang

Bacchus Marsh detectives are checking out the theft of a $131,000 excavator from Balliang between December 23 and January 4.

“Oh sh*t!”: Bacchus Marsh woman reacts to $1.4 million win

A ‘blissful retirement’ is on the way for a Bacchus Marsh woman who bought a division-one winning ticket at a local shopping...

More drama for Bacchus Marsh Hospital theater

Three theaters at Bacchus Marsh Hospital have again been flooded after remediation works continue to take place. The...

Bacchus Marsh Subdivision divides opinion

Land opposite the Bacchus Marsh Vet has been the subject of a planning permit to allow 75 new dwellings in Bacchus Marsh....

Westgate roadworks cause major delays for Western Vic commuters

The Westgate tunnel project has been in the news for major delays and contaminated PFAS soil issues. Some...

Police seek freeway road rage witnesses

Police want to hear from anyone who witnessed a road rage incident between a truck and a ute which has left a...

Bacchus Marsh-to-Ballarat pursuit ends with 2 in hospital

Police have arrested two males and a female following an incident that began in the Bacchus Marsh area this afternoon.

Two-car accident causes freeway jam

A two-car accident on the Western Freeway has led to some serious traffic delays on the Western Freeway, between Bacchus Marsh and...

Avenue of Honour spoil-truck signs & lights removed — Local green group says prep work should stop

Truck traffic lights and signs in the Bacchus Marsh’s iconic Avenue of Honour have been removed - after concerns West Gate Tunnel...

Truck accident on freeway – Gas leak at Brookfield smash

Emergency crews have been called to a truck accident on the Western Freeway, which has resulted in a fuel spillage.

MBC/Civic says EPA soil plan backflip was “technical error”

A lobby group employed by Maddingley Brown Coal has responded to reports of the delivery of material for toxic soil ‘cells’ –...

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Awards chair, teenage charity worker and Winterknits honoured in Moorabool

Three sets of people – all associated with Ballan – have taken out the 2021 Moorabool Citizen, Young Citizen and Event of...

Eynesbury rollover after kangaroo’s close call

A man is shaken, but unharmed, after a close call with a kangaroo led to a rollover on Eynesbury Rd tonight.

Man flown to hospital after Ballan rollover

A 44-year-old man has been flown to the Royal Melbourne hospital after the ute he was in rolled near the Ballan Mineral...

Why are passenger trains on the Ballarat-Geelong line?

Blink and you might miss it. Passenger trains have returned to the Ballarat-Geelong line - but not for long.