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Tuesday, January 19, 2021

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Local hiker found after night lost in Lerderderg

Bacchus Marsh police and State Emergency Service volunteers have spent the morning searching for a local hiker lost in the Lerderderg Gorge...

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...

Your Say – The footpath from 22 Fisken Street Ballan to the off-street parking area

by John Kowarsky Moorabool Shire Council (MSC) issued Planning Permit PA2015108 at its Section 86 Development Assessment Committee (DAC)Meeting...

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...

Moorabool backs Sunday’s virtual walk against gender-based violence

Moorabool Councillors will hit the streets this Sunday clad in orange – as part of a campaign to end gender-based violence.

Protestors hit Melton — Alliance roadshow comes to Ballan & Wallace

A group lobbying to put high-voltage overhead transmission lines underground is taking its roadshow to Mill Park Ballan from 6pm tomorrow (Friday)...

Council provides Christmas trees for first time in 4 towns

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas… in Bacchus Marsh, Ballan, Blackwood and Gordon. For the first time...

What’s in the State budget for us?

The Andrews Government has set aside $75 million for initial work to a build a large hospital in Melton.

Tom Sullivan elected Moorabool Mayor after waiting 20 years

Cr Tom Sullivan is Moorabool's new mayor for 2020-21. The Millbrook farmer, licenced surveyor and father of six takes...

Illegal rubbish dumping costs Moorabool $80,000 a year

Its been a problem that has plagued Op Shops for years. Unwanted 'donations'. This...

A month of rain in one day keeps SES on their toes

SES units in Melton, Ballarat and Hepburn have been among the top-five busiest in the state, as the region was drenched with...

A good ‘shot’ of coffee… literally!

Bullet casings, bolts, rock and gravel not what you’d hope to find in your coffee beans. For Moorabool-based coffee...

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VIDEO: Moorabool horse spared from meatworks wins races and hearts

This time last year Little Red Fox was more-or-less on death row. But 10-months after being scooped up from...

Night fireboming training south of Eynesbury

The skies over Eynesbury may be a little louder on Wednesday night due to fireboming training south of Eynesbury.

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...