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Wednesday, October 21, 2020

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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...

Bacchus Marsh woman jailed for driving and drug offences

A 22-year-old woman who drove while under the influence of ice was released from prison yesterday.

East Moorabool candidate welcomes Bacchus Marsh rec centre & pool

ADVERTORIAL If you wanted proof that Moorabool was finally getting its very first...

Ballan Farmers Market back today

It’s been quite a while, but the first Moorabool market is back today (Saturday) after that long...

Minister disputes distance of Bacchus Marsh school to proposed toxic soil dump

400m or 1.1km? The Victorian Environment Minister is arguing that the nearest school is...

Flood alerts issued for rivers in Moorabool & Melton

Roads have flooded and riverside shrubs are hanging-on for dear life, as the Moorabool River and Lal...

How cool is this?! – Push for national dog events in Moorabool

This is the amazing sport of UpDog - and it could be coming to a venue near...

UPDATE: Charges laid after 3 teens under 16 arrested for Police pursuit and ramming

Three youths have been arrested and charged following a pursuit in Melbourne across Melbourne yesterday.

Paul Tatchell – experience, not experiments

ADVERTORIAL After two terms on Moorabool council, Ballan businessman Paul Tatchell is standing again and says there are plenty...

Divvy van rammed on Melton Hwy

Three youths – including a 13-year-old boy - have been arrested after a pursuit that involved 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...

5G switched on in Bacchus Marsh and Darley

Moorabool has ultra-fast 5G Telstra coverage for the first time - after the next-generation network was switched...

Ballan kids get a glittering welcome after lockdown

While many Moorabool students returned to face-to-face classes on Monday, the big first-day-back for St Brigids Ballan...

Home cleaning on the agenda – Regional cleaners needed.

ADVERTORIAL When it comes to COVID19, the owner of Busy Bees Cleaning, Nadine Dunlop...

How many Active COVID cases are in Western Victoria?

The Victorian corona virus crisis is easing. The next stage of eased restrictions is due on October...

YMCA to continue outdoor camp in Rowsley

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

Search for missing Melton man

Police are appealing for public assistance to assist in locating a man missing from Melton.

John Keogh: experience, arts, tourism & jobs for our youth

ADVERTORIAL If you’ve lived in the Moorabool Shire for a while, John Keogh is a name you’ll know.

Moorabool snakecatcher called out 70 times in 2 days

High-profile Darley snake-wrangler Jarrod Bingham has had his hands full, with 70 callouts to reptile relocations across...

VIDEO – Moorabool’s biggest dam overflows

The region’s biggest water supply reservoir at Lal Lal has reached capacity and is 'spilling’ for the...

Bacchus Marsh PS manager makes state awards shortlist

The business manager at Bacchus Marsh Primary School is a finalist in the Victorian Education Excellence Awards

Ballarat train slippage began after Ballan — CCTV shows moment of impact

A train which smashed through Ballarat’s historic Lydiard St Nth railway gates at 93km/h began experiencing ‘wheel...

Pride Lobby condemns ‘divisive’ words – Former Moorabool Mayor stands by his comments

A pledge to support the priorities of the LGBTIQA+ community in Local Government has been called ‘divisive’...

Upgrades cause Telstra outage

A planned upgrade has caused hundreds of Telstra customers to lose internet for at least 30 minutes...

Confirmed COVID19 cases at 2 Woodgrove retailers

Melton retailers JB Hifi and Hairhouse Warehouse were confirmed to be closed on Monday and Tuesday due to COVID19.

4 arrested after Melton Police pelted with bottles

Melton Police have arrested four people after an incident in Harkness last night. It...

Police roadblock on Western Fwy at Hopetoun Park

The first Western Freeway checkpoint has been set up at Hopetoun Park before dawn this morning (Thursday), after metropolitan lockdown rules kicked...

Bacchus Marsh supermarket worker contracts COVID19

Bacchus Marsh Coles has undergone an overnight deep clean of the entire store, after a team member tested postive to COVID19.

Woman flown to hospital after car-trailbike crash in Melton

A car and a trailbike have collided in Exford Road - next to Melton South Primary School...

COVID19 closes Melton Secondary College, shops & childcare

Closures of buildings have been reported across the suburb of Melton, as 34 fresh cases in have been confirmed across the municipality...

Ausnet releases ‘area of interest’ for power pylon path across Moorabool

The company wanting to build a series of 80m high power pylons across Moorabool has released more information on the project and...

Customer ID checks outside Bacchus Marsh Coles

Police have spent much of the day checking the identity and addresses of customers outside the Coles store in the Bacchus Marsh...

New COVID case in Moorabool, First since March.

Figures released by DHHS overnight revel that Moorabool has recorded a 4th case of CoronaVirus in the shire. This is the first...

Woodlea & Brookfield residents count the cost of late night trouble makers

Residents in Brookfield and Woodlea are counting the cost as a group of people caused thousands of...

6 Weeks Stage 3 Lock Down as of midnight tomorrow for metropolitan area

Premier Daniel Andrews has today announced further restrictions for Metropolitan Melbourne. This comes as he announced that today, we will pass 1...

Melton COVID19 cases jump to 64

While Moorabool continues to record no active COVID19 cases, the City of Melton has seen another two locals testing positive overnight.