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Melton mum wins $4m with birthday lotto ticket

A Melton mum says she has scored the best birthday gift ever, after a lotto ticket from...

Fears PFAS soil will affect Parwan Creek eagles

Nature lovers in the Bacchus Marsh area fear local flora and fauna – including a Wedge Tailed...

Chinese investor buys property near Ballan for $60 million

A company led by a man in his early 20s has reportedly bought a property south of...

DHHS: Moorabool not part of potential ‘Geelong region’ restrictions

The number of known active COVID19 cases continues to fall across our region today (Sunday) as Health...

Coimadai & Cardigan locals arrested after lockdown protest

Victoria Police have now arrested 17 protestors after yesterday’s (Saturday) ‘Freedom Day’ rally in Melbourne.

Police fine Werribee yogurt fan & Diggers Rest trio

Police have fined a woman in Wyndham who told officers she was shopping more than 5km from...

UPDATED: Melton South stabbing

** UPDATE SUNDAY 10am: Paramedics have taken a man in his 20s in...

COVID19 – 3 new cases in City of Melton, 1 in Ballarat

The City of Melton has seen three fresh cases of COVID-19 recorded today (Saturday), with the number...

Tasmanian health staff flown in to work in Melton

A Melton South aged care home is bringing in staff from Tasmania tomorrow (Sunday), as another COVID19...

Police at Moorabool checkpoint fine man in boot

Police at the Western Freeway checkpoint at Hopetoun Park have found a Geelong man hiding in a...

Melton pair charged after pursuit & attempted carjacking

A 32-year-old man and 24-year-old woman – both from Melton – have been charged with a string...

MY MUM, MY HERO – Proud daughter of local health boss describes life since pandemic

When Erin saw a TV promotion to nominate her ‘hero’, she had one name in mind -...

Locals revamp classic song with a high voltage twist

A chance encounter with Joni Mitchell’s Big Yellow Taxi has inspired a Bunding man to pen new...

Just 1 new COVID19 case in Melton, active cases down in Moorabool & Ballarat

The City of Melton has recorded a single new COVID19 case today (Friday), while no new cases...

Postcode, Sutton Park and Shire COVID19 stats updated

The City of Melton increased by 13 new cases in yesterdays figures from DHHS. On Wednesday, Melton...

All systems go for new pavilion at Darley Park

Darley Park is getting $2.5 million towards a new $5 million Community and Sports Centre.

Cr Lawry Borgelt calls it a day

Woodlands ward councillor Lawry Borgelt has announced that he will not be standing in next month’s Moorabool...

Telstra tower upgrades disrupt Bacchus Marsh mobile reception

If you’re finding it hard to use your mobile service in Bacchus Marsh or parts of Melton,...

What is ‘Bunnings Karen’ doing in Ballan?

An astrologist, exorcist, psychic and witch dubbed a ‘Bunnings Karen’ has stopped in Ballan to pose with...

Pregnant Ballarat woman’s arrest streamed live on Facebook

A 28-year-old woman in Miners Rest has been arrested by police over an planned anti-COVID-lockdown protest in...

Covid Stats – The news is good for Melton, Bacchus Marsh and Ballarat

The City of Melton has had just one additional COVID19 case overnight. Overnight, active totals in the...

Sugar Free September – Are you taking part?

I’ve been taking part in Sugar Free September for a decade now!...

Severe Wind Warning for Moorabool, Melton & Ballarat

Damaging winds in the region are again tipped to reach gusts of up to 110 km/h in...

Police cars & helicopters on golf course – plus plenty of concerned residents in Eynesbury

On Saturday, the small community of Eynesbury was curious as to why there seemed to be a...

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...

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.