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Friday, April 16, 2021

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Moorabool moves to stage 4 for first time

The entire state of Victoria will move to stage-4 COVID19 restrictions between 11.59pm tonight (Friday) and 11.59pm Wednesday. It will be the first time the...

2021 Ballan Autumn Festival called off

This year’s Ballan Autumn Festival – pencilled in for Sunday March 14 – has been cancelled. A message was posted on their website and Facebook...

Netflix, Foxtel, Stan, Amazon, Disney+, Spotify…? It all adds up

Are you one of the more-than 14.5 million Australians who now have an account with a streaming company or pay TV provider? Netflix is...

Bacchus Marsh barista program opens employment doors for youth

Once the domain of discos, Blue Light is now moving into cafes and creating job opportunities for young Moorabool people. ‘Barista Blue’ has been launched...

Accused pleads guilty to manslaughter after Maddingley hit-run

A murder charge has been dropped against the 31-year-old Bacchus Marsh man accused of the hit-run death of a Werribee motorcyclist on Woolpack Rd. Damien...

Road spelling a sign of the times

** UPDATE - Moorabool Council staff removed the signage early this afternoon (Thursday). “The three signs have been taken down and will be put back...

Work starts on Maddingley IGA, swim centre & townhouses mid-March

Construction will start mid-March on a Champions IGA, learn-to-swim centre, retail shops and around 30 townhouses on McCormacks Rd, Maddingley. The much-anticipated shopping centre –...

Upgrade for Melton station on way

A Victorian company has been contracted to deliver $900,000 worth of upgrades to the Melton railway station. Public Transport Minister Ben Carroll and Melton State...

Photography helps stroke survivor soar — Thousands flock to Bacchus Marsh

Imagine having a debilitating stroke in your early 40s. It happened to Eynesbury-based special school teacher Jane Cross – who in December 2019 was forced...

Melton teen charged after Melb CBD attack

A Melton South youth has been charged after an overnight alleged stabbing in Elizabeth St, Melbourne. The drama unfolded at 9.20pm with reports of an...

Darley meeting told powerlines will decrease home values by 30-50%

A meeting of 120 concerned locals has been told that the value of their homes could “conservatively” be cut in half if high-voltage transmission...

Motorcyclist fatality on Western Fwy

A motorcyclist has crashed into a barrier and died in an accident on the Western Freeway at Rockbank. The 11.50am incident - on the Melbourne-side...

Melton mum wins Division 1

A Melton woman has gone into delayed shock, after finding our she had won $428,018 in the weekend’s Tattslotto draw. The mum told officials she...

Transmission line campaign highlights impact on Darley homes

Locals are gathering tonight in Darley to find out about the visual impact of high voltage powerlines on the suburb – and what it...

Maddingley L-plater clocks 138kmh in Melton 60 zone

A learner-driver has been pulled over in Melton after being recorded at 138kmh in a 60 zone along Coburns Rd. Melton officers pulled over the...

Alleged Maddingley leadfoot causes impoundment of someone else’s car

A 48-year-old Maddingley driver is facing multiple charges after a radar gun detected him at 128kmh on the Western Ring Rd last night (Saturday). Brimbank...

Hunt for offenders after Taz-like crimewave

Police have described the effect of a Ballan/Gordon/Mt Egerton crime-spree as “a bit like the Tasmanian Devil”. No offenders – or Looney Tunes characters –...

More legal action over contaminated soil — Moorabool Environment Group challenges Planning scheme change

The Moorabool Environment Group has launched new proceedings in the Supreme Court – this time challenging the Planning Minister’s decision to give the green...

Debate sparks new Moorabool Pride event – MP offers to donate rainbow flags

A new Ballan-based group wants Moorabool homes and businesses to display rainbow banners on IDAHOBIT DAY “to show the world that everyone is welcome...

Search for missing blind woman in Melton

** This is a breaking news story and details may be subject to change ** Melton police and SES personnel are searching in wet conditions...

Weather warning for Ballarat, Bacchus Marsh, Melton

Weather Situation: A low pressure system south of the Bight will move slowly east today, with an associated trough crossing Victoria on Friday. The...

Bacchus Marsh police investigate fake $100 notes

Police are investigating the use of two counterfeit $100 notes to pay for goods at a Bacchus Marsh shop. Officers said the payment was made...

Moorabool wants to know costs before flying rainbow flag

Moorabool Council staff will prepare a report into the cost and logistics of flying the rainbow flag on significant days for the LGBTIQA+ community. It...

Your health reflects your environment

Typically speaking, our environment reflects our health and well-being.Your environment can come under the following:Home ( Living room, Pantry, Kitchen, Shed, Home Office, Culture...