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Monday, October 25, 2021

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Road rage on Western Freeway

Paramedics have assessed a man believed to be on his 50s after an assault on the Western Freeway at Pentland Hills. Ambulance crews were called...

Have you seen missing teen in Bacchus Marsh?

Police are appealing for help to locate a missing Moe teenager who is known to frequent Bacchus Marsh.  Alyssa Davies was last seen at her...

Where is the cheapest place to fill up before Xmas?

Bacchus Marsh is service stations are well know for having cheap fuel in comparison to other areas. This weekend is no different. PetrolSpy app...

Mayor: Keep the dollars in Moorabool this Christmas

Take a good look around this festive season. There are a lot of unique gifts, vouchers, produce and wines you can only find in Moorabool. In...

BREAKING NEWS: Deadline extended until Christmas Eve — Calls for meaningful consultation on Bacchus Marsh truck route

UPDATE 5PM;  Regional Roads Victoria has extended the deadline for the truck route survey an extra week. “We’re extending our online survey for the Bacchus...

VIDEO: Ballan author creates reminder of how you survived 2020

Stuck for a local gift this Christmas? Maybe you’re after a gift for yourself after a challenging 2020? Ballan author Tor Roxburgh has come up with...

Car rollover on freeway – Teen hospitalised

A car has ended up on its side and a teenager has been hospitalised, after a morning peak-hour rollover at Pentland Hills. The alarm was...

Pollen count high as thunderstorm possible

With a high pollen count today across Victoria and possible storms developing, people who suffer from hay fever or asthma should take extra precautions...

Grinch strikes in Bacchus Marsh — Police increase patrols

Vandals have struck at the Bacchus Marsh Village Green, dislodging a star on a large public Christmas tree and smashing baubles. Bacchus Marsh Police will...

VIDEO – Bacchus Marsh company wins award for world-record GovHub

A Bacchus Marsh construction and metal fabrication company has been part of a team creating what is believed to be the world’s largest light...

Keeley & APL FM win Access & Inclusion Awards

Efforts to create a more genuinely inclusive and accepting community have been celebrated in Moorabool, with the handing out of two local honours. Keeley’s Cause...

Facebook to face ACCC in court

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has launched Federal court action against Facebook and it's subsidiaries. It is the belief that breaches in the...

VIDEO – Work starts on $116m project to give farmers recycled suburban water

Work has begun on a $116 million project to bring a large supply of year-round recycled water to dryland farmers in the Parwan-Balliang rain...

Rollover on Lerderderg Gorge Rd

Two people have been taken to hospital after a rollover on a notorious Darley bend near the corner of Lerderderg Gorge and Camerons roads. The...

Darley truck driver to stand trial over fatal Parwan crash

Witnesses to a fatal Parwan truck accident have told the Ballarat Magistrates Court they saw a trailer roll, but did not realise there had...

Truck collides with car at Parwan

A truck has ended up on its side, after a collision with a car on Ballan Rd, Parwan. The accident was reported at 9.45am (Tuiesday)...

PHOTOS – Watch & Act issued for Mt Cottrell grass fire

Residents in Eynesbury and Melton South can breathe a sigh of relief after a grass fire that prompted and evacuation warning message has been...

Grassfire threatens Mt Cottrell

730pm UPDATE - The Mt Cottrell blaze has now been downgraded to a Watch and Act EARLIER: An emergency warning has been issued for...

Bushfire in Morrisons pine plantation

Almost a dozen fire vehicles – including air support – have raced to Morrisons, where a bushfire has destroyed half an acre of land...

Darley motorcyclist fondly remembered — Fundraiser for funeral set up

A unique and deeply personal floral tribute is growing on Grant St Bacchus Marsh after the death of a 26-year-old Darley motorcyclist. Friends have also...

Arrest after vicious Caroline Springs assault & armed robbery

Police have arrested a 16-year-old Caroline Springs boy after an armed robbery near the local library. Investigators have been told a 15-year-old boy was in...

Police say they are close to finding body of Ballarat mum

Police from the Missing Persons Squad and Search and Rescue Squad are back in Ballarat, and believe it is “only a matter of time”...

Local produce shop booms during lockdown

The Farmgate Shop in Elaine has recently expanded to keep up with a growing customer base. Simone and Mark Dunne recently added a second shipping...

VIDEO: Moorabool author releases young adult fantasy novel in Australia

If you’re looking for that elusive gift for a teenager or young adult, check out the website of award-winning Moorabool author Trudy Adams. The Bacchus...