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Sunday, January 24, 2021

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Nothing stops community leadership in Moorabool

Not even a COVID19 pandemic can stop the people taking part in Moorabool Council’s community leadership program. Social distancing...

MP anger as Maddingley landfill owners apply to take toxic soil

A local MP has condemned a planning application lodged by Maddingley Brown Coal (MBC), to accept contaminated soil from the Westgate Tunnel...

TV – Get the clear Pitcher.

With social distancing and so many people working from home, we’ve all been watching a bit more telly than usual, but are...

Schools urged to back charity started by 13yo Ballan girl

Ballan-born charity Keeley’s Cause wants schools to help fundraise for children with communication disabilities – and maybe help students to learn a...

Transurban denies taking Westgate soil to Fiskville.

One of the partners behind the Westgate Tunnel project says soil is not being taken to the former Fiskville CFA training site,...

Grant Lodge Update: Friday 8th May.

Residents and staff are breathing a sigh of relief this afternoon as all tests conducted the Grant Lodge facility come back negative....

Family Violence records 7% rise in Victoria.

The COVID-19 pandemic has seen forced home isolation. As a result, it is estimated that family violence has increased by 7% compared...

#MyMoorabool – Let’s post some images

Want to celebrate something special about the place you live – especially as we adjust to rapid change and social distancing?

Two men in hospital after Bacchus Marsh crash.

Two men have been hospitalized after a two-car collision between Bacchus Marsh and Ballan. Paramedics were called to...

Bush Fire false alarm, Reminder for burn offs.

Volunteers from the Ballan and Leonards Hill fire brigades were called to a burn-off at Korweinguboora on Thursday, after a call from...

COVID-19 UPDATE: Grant Lodge, Bacchus Marsh

Around 60% of the tests carried out on the staff at the Grant Lodge nursing home in Bacchus Marsh have come back...

CONFIRMED – Bacchus Marsh aged care facility in lockdown after positive COVID-19 test.

Djerriwarrh Health Services has confirmed a Grant Lodge staff 2member has tested positive for COVID19 after showing virtually no symptoms. The employee...

Melton Shooting Survivor Speaks Out.

Former local man ‘Michael’ has described how his life has been turned upside-down – and says he forgives the unknown person who...

$250,000 reward for info on who shot driver in the head in Melton

Armed Crime Squad detectives have announced a $250,000 reward for information about a shooting in Melton almost 18 months ago.

Wynne silent on Maddingley toxic dump plan

Victoria's independent and minor party MPs have unanimously voted against the dumping of contaminated waste from the West Gate Tunnel project at...

Bacchus cop-turned-MP chalks up praise for heroes

If you want to shout out your praise for paramedics, police, healthcare staff and any other sort of emergency worker - well,...

Keeping kids entertained in lockdown.

We all know how active children are. Keeping them inside for days seems impossible how do we keep them locked up for...

How many COVID-19 Cases are reported in Moorabool

UPDATE: 06/05/2020, 6:16pm. An Bacchus Marsh aged care worker has tested positive for COVID-19. It is unclear if the woman lives in...

Korweinguboora Fatal.

A 57 year old man has died after his car rolled and hit a tree in Korweinguboora, just outside of Daylesford on...

Big Cats – Do they exist in Victoria?

For many years, big cat sighting have caught the imagination of many. Stories about how big cats entered the Australian wilderness are...

Bacchus Marsh mother feared for life.

Bacchus Marsh mother Kelly Bubeck astonishingly walked away from a frightening ordeal as a truck pushed her along the Western Ring Road...

Manufacturing grant for local businesses.

Paarhammer Windows and Doors which celebrates its 30 year anniversary this year, will receive $85,000 through the Manufacturing Modernisation Fund.

Covid Safe App. What Moorabool Locals say.

The Australian Government has released the COVID Safe app with much publicity. The Australian government wants 10 Million Australians to install the...

How to get the most out of your WiFi Signal.

At Ballan Computers, we often get asked about improving a clients WiFi signal. In some cases we can improve the signal based...

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.