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Friday, April 16, 2021

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Rollover at notorious bend near Mt Egerton

Emergency services have been called to a ute rollover on a notorious steep bend along the Yendon-Mt Egerton Rd. The Millbrook accident happened just before...

Kurunjang – Police seek information regarding home invasion

Police were called to Highfield Way, Kurunjang this morning in response to an aggravated home invasion. Investigators have been told that four men of...

Planning scheme amendment stands after 19-18 loss

Just one vote has made the difference for a planning rule that affectively allows PFAS-contaminated West Gate Tunnel soil to be dumped in Bacchus...

Melton Police impound two vehicles within hours of each other

Melton Police have again been busy impounding two cars within hours of each other. In the first impound, Police clocked a vehicle at a...

Melton – The lucky place for lotto winners

If you live in postcode 3337, you're in the luckiest place in Victoria for division one lotto wins. Data from The Lott shows that in...

Converting good intentions into results

Everyone always has the best of intentions when it comes to starting down the path of achieving their goals. Nobody ever has the intentions...

Protest to go ahead, despite EPA toxic soil backflip — Opposition wants independent investigation

Plans to dump PFAS-contaminated soil have been banged on the head – and now protestors want to make sure there’s another nail in the...

EPA to quash its own toxic soil decision

Bacchus Marsh is breathing a sigh of relief tonight. The Environment Protection Authority has reportedly backflipped on the approval of a plan that paves the...

Survey on future of local hospital closes tonight

Time is running out to have your say on the future of health treatment and hospitals in the Moorabool and Melton regions. A community survey...

Spring St protest against toxic soil this Wednesday

Friends and supporters of the Bacchus Marsh Community Coalition will hit the highway early Wednesday – to protest against plans to dump PFAS-contaminated soil...

Moorabool wind farm turbines finished

Construction is now finished on all 104 wind turbines at the Moorabool Windfarm, south of Ballan. Goldwind Australia Senior Project Manager Dusan Hadzi-Nikolov said it...

New owners at Greendale Hotel

The Greendale Country Pub is under new ownership – as of this afternoon (Monday). Maddi and Glen Papashalis have taken over from Tony and Leanne...

Moorabool Council keeps seniors connected online

Moorabool Council’s active ageing social support program has been surfing the web – and offering activities such as bingo, dance and trivia competitions online. Mayor...

$600,000 fire station for Morrisons

After several near-misses with bushfires over the last two decades, Morrisons is getting a fire station worthy of the 21st century. The State Government has...

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 overnight. Ambulance Victoria...

Warning: High risk of thunderstorm asthma today

Today has been declared a high risk for thunderstorm asthma for the south west. Victoria's Chief Health Officer Brett Sutton, has warned that high...

Weather warning for Western Victoria

A severe weather warning has been issued for most of the state this morning as a front moves in from the west. (Issued 10:52am,...

Buy Xmas trees from Bacchus Marsh to help SES & Rotary

Bacchus Marsh Rotary and the State Emergency Services are going COVID-safe for their Christmas tree sales this year – with pick and loading bays...

Ballarat Wildlife Park says goodbye to ‘beautiful’ Sumatran Tiger

It was 2018 and the Ballarat Wildlife Park hit the headlines with news that two Sumatran Tigers were going to call the park home....

Genetics Australia ‘Bullfarm’ leaving Bacchus Marsh

After a 60-year presence in Moorabool, the so-called 'Bullfarm' in Bacchus Marsh is set to move to the heart of the Western District dairy...

Melton man jailed for armed Golden Fleece robberies

A young father who robbed the Golden Fleece Hotel 3 times between November 2018 and January 2020 has been jailed for 26 months. Shaun...

Suicide rates a worry for Western Victoria

Mental health has been in the spotlight over the last 12 months with the COVID pandemic and isolation taking its toll on many. New...

Melton man walks free after ramming police car

A 20-year-old Melton man has avoided jail after ramming a police car head-on in Harkness. Melbourne County Court has heard Matthew Shannon was in a...

Melton Highway patrol involved in pursuit, arrests and recovery of bike

It's been a busy few days for Melton Highway Patrol, as members engaged in a pursuit and recovered a stolen bike. ** At 8.36am today...