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Tuesday, January 26, 2021

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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...

Brimbank Highway Patrol ain’t afraid of no ghost

When there's something strange, in the neigbourhood, who you gonna call? Ghost Busters. A Harley Davidson Soft Tail...

VIDEO: 20ha destroyed in Balliang blaze

Two water-bombing Helitak choppers have been sent in to battle the region’s biggest fire so far this season. The...

Critically injured Darley motorcyclist dies on way to hospital

Major Collision Investigation Unit detectives are appealing for witnesses after a motorcyclist died as the result of a collision in Bacchus Marsh.

Darley motorcyclist clings to life after Grant St crash

A Darley man is fighting for life after his motorbike collided with a hatchback in Bacchus Marsh. The 26-year-old...

Minister throws Maddingley Brown Coal & Transurban ‘under a bus’ after illegal action

The State Government wants a ‘please explain’ from Transurban and Maddingley Brown Coal about the start of large-scale truck movements near and...

Melton man shot over rubbish dumping

A man with an outstanding debt for rubbish dumping is believed to have sparked a shooting of a Melton man at a...

Bacchus Marsh police investigate suspicious grassfire

Police are looking into the cause of an overnight Ingliston grassfire which the CFA has described as “suspicious”. The...

Call for comment on changes to Melton & Buninyong seat borders

If your local State pollie is the Member for Melton – well, it could soon be the Member for Buninyong.

Facebook & Instagram outages…. again….

No it's not just you. Facebook, Messenger and Instagram are all experiencing outages across Australia. Tech monitoring site...

Maddingley murder accused back in court February

A Bacchus Marsh man charged with the murder of a motorcyclist on Woolpack Rd will remain in custody until his next court...

Burst water pipe floods hospital surgery areas

Djerriwarrh Health Services has temporarily diverted maternity services and is rescheduling elective surgery at Bacchus Marsh after a burst water pipe flooded the...

Bacchus Marsh police investigate theft of entire rose garden

Bacchus Marsh Police want to hear from anyone with information about the theft of an entire rose garden from St Andrews Uniting...

Ravenhall Shooting – Melton man shot

The Armed Crime Squad have arrested and charged an 89-year-old Ravenhall man in relation to a shooting of a man at Ravenhall...

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.