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Monday, January 18, 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.

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...

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....

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...

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...

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?

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.

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...

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.

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Grassfire threatens Mt Cottrell

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

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...

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.

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 is alleged an estimated 40...

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.