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Wednesday, July 28, 2021

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Twilight pick-your-own-sunflowers in Dunnstown this Sunday

Moorabool’s original pick-your-own sunflower farm has announced new opening times for the Labour Day long weekend – including a twilight session this Sunday. After some...

Man hands himself into police after Melton couple’s firey crash

A driver from the Echuca area has handed himself into police after a firey crash on the Mansfield-Woods Point Rd which left an elderly...

Elderly Melton couple flown to hospital after high country crash

A 73-year-old driver and his 71-year-old female passenger from the Melton suburb of Weir Views have been flown to hospital with serious injuries after...

Police phone number used to allegedly scam Ballarat woman

Police are investigating a complex scam in which the phone number of a police station was used to attempt to take money from a...

High voltage causes Moorabool & Melton solar shutdowns — Relief on the way

If your solar inverter has been conking out for no apparent reason, Powercor wants to hear from you. High voltage levels have been recorded across...

Wanted man may be in Melton

Police are appealing for public assistance to locate a man wanted on warrant for burglary-related matters. Corey Comport is 22 and known to frequent the...

Adjournment for Melton disability provider accused of role in $800,000 NDIS fraud

A Kurunjang woman allegedly involved in a complex plan to defraud the National Disability Insurance Scheme of $800,000 will wait until May 11 for...

Ballan man held up at gunpoint and robbed of $19,000

Moorabool CIU are investigation after a Ballan man was held up at gunpoint on Sunday night. The 34-Year old victim was arranging to buy a...

New bus timetime for Bacchus Marsh, Ballan, Watergardens, Caroline Springs

Might pay to double check the PTV website because new suburban bus timetables have taken effect (Sunday 28 February). The changes are on routes connected...

Fatal drive-by shooting in Melton’s east

A man has been killed and another seriously injured after an overnight drive-by shooting in the City of Melton's far east. Police said at least...

Moorabool loves sunflower tourism

The wonderful thought of getting lost in a forest of sunflowers is bringing thousands of Melbournians into Moorabool. That’s what happened in early 2020 –...

V/Line “hopeful” Cobblebank crossing closure finished this week

Traffic in Melton has been a nightmare for many drivers over the last week and there are few signs of it changing over the...

COVID19 fragments confirmed in City of Melton wastewater

People in the City of Melton who suspect they may have COVID19 are urged to get tested as soon as possible, after viral fragments...

Drink driver drives wrong way on Western Fwy, hits car and keeps going

A Maddingley man has been arrested overnight after a bizarre incident on the Western Freeway - and blowing more than twice the legal blood-alcohol...

Aintree woman allegedly found with gun & drugs

A woman from the Melton suburb of Aintree has faced court overnight on drugs and firearms charges. The 47-year-old is accused of possessing a handgun...

Bacchus Marsh ambulance station becomes art gallery… for now

The group occupying the former ambulance station in Bacchus Marsh has an emergency of their own. They need a new home. The Bacchus Marsh Arts Council...

Bacchus Marsh man to plead guilty over knifepoint robbery

A Bacchus Marsh man intends to plead guilty over an armed robbery at Cobden when he fronts the Melbourne County Court on April 28. Mitchell...

Facebook re-friends Moorabool Online 🙂

And we’re back! Moorabool Online was innocently caught up in the week-long stoush between Facebook and the Federal Government - and it made all...

Don’t feed online predators (Part 1)

Our daily interactions with family, businesses and government agencies are moving further and further into the online world. The response to Covid-19 has only...

AusNet releases clearer idea of transmission line sites

AusNet Services has announced what it calls “corridors” for further investigation and consultation for the Western Victoria Transmission Network Project. The 190km high-voltage transmission line...

Woman with baby injured during Ballan burglary

Bacchus Marsh detectives are investigating an aggravated burglary on a home behind a Ballan fruit shop which left a woman with lacerations from smashed...

Coroner calls for brain research after Danny Frawley’s Millbrook death

** Some readers may find the details of this story disturbing ** The State Coroner says research into the impact of contact sport on the...

Arrests after Kurunjang aggravated home invasion

A Police investigation involving the Gang Crime Squad have today arrested two teenagers in relation to an aggravated home invasion in the Melton suburb...

Fatal farm explosion near Mt Cottrell

Police have confirmed that a man has died after an explosion in the Melton suburb of Fieldstone. The man was working at a Troups Road...