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Tuesday, January 19, 2021

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Melton teen arrested after alleged assault & theft spree

Six teens have been arrested after series of robberies and and assaults in the Western suburbs on Friday evening.

One in 5 men will suffer from mental illness this year

It's a stat that doesn't get spoken about too much. On average one in eight men will experience depression, with one in...

Burmese python found at Ballarat house has been euthanised

It was the snake that had Facebook users reaching for the share button. Yesterday, Ballarat Police along with...

6 months jail after 180km/h Western Fwy pursuit

A man already in prison over a shooting has been sentenced to an extra six months behind bars after driving at more...

Maddingley man runs Ballarat half-marathon to mark NAIDOC Week

A Maddingley runner will be pounding the pavement around Lake Wendouree next week to help raise funds for the Indigenous Literacy Foundation.

Mooraboool record repeated across the land

A record number of female councillors have been elected in the Moorabool Council – and that’s been reflected in the breaking of...

Melton man arrested as 87-year-old victim fights for life

A 56-year-old Kurunjang man and a 45-year-old Morwell woman have been arrested in Melbourne's north after an overnight assault which has left...

Victorian drivers warned of additional Police on roads as travel numbers surge

With Victorian borders between metro and regional now open, Victoria Police are expecting a high number of drivers escaping metro Melbourne for...

Hospital merger talks re-start

Djerriwarrh Health Services and Western Health are 'back in the boardroom', resuming talks about a potential amalgamation. The two...

Ballan accommodation with rooftop garden bar could be on the way soon

If you’ve ever tried to book a night at a hotel in Ballan over the last five years, you’ll find it was...

Have you had a dodgy call from Amazon?

Melton has been in the news recently - with Australia's largest Amazon distribution facility due to be set up at Ravenhall.

2 road accidents in 40-minutes as thunder rolls across Moorabool

Emergency services have been kept on their toes this afternoon (Wednesday) as storm have swept across the Moorabool region.

Ballan soldier’s bravery recognised during COVID-safe Remembrance Day

The bravery of a WW1 soldier who lived at Bradshaws Creek, north of Ballan, has been recalled at a Remembrance Day service...

Visitor rules for COVID19 ease at Ballarat Health Services

Children under 16 and up to two people from one household will be allowed to visit patients at Ballarat Health Services from...

Police investigate suspicious Mt Warrenheip fire

Detectives from the Moorabool Crime Investigation Unit are investigating a grass fire at Mt Warrenheip tonight (Tuesday). The blaze...

Pollen & Thunderstorm Asthma warning

Get the antihistamines ready, today's pollen forecast has been declared extreme for the entire state with the next five days forecast to...

Drugs overtake alcohol on roads after Moorabool-Melton blitz

A total of 14 drug drivers and another eight over the blood-alcohol limit have been detected on roads in the Moorabool and...

Police interview Melton man over alleged indecent act near playground

Detectives from Brimbank Sexual Offence and Child Abuse Investigation Team have arrested a man after an alleged indecent act in Melton South...

Police investigate Rowsley car fire

Police are appealing for information about a burning car found on its side in a steep, remote area of Rowsley overnight.

This critter could stop PFAS contaminated soil coming to Bacchus Marsh

A forgotten native frog could halt PFAS-contaminated soil from being dumped on the southern edge of Bacchus Marsh. Multiple...

Moorabool Environment Group toxic soil legal action — Says threatened frogs forgotten, new name makes plan ‘unreasonable’

The Moorabool Environment Group has launched legal action over a proposal to dump PFAS-contaminated West Gate Tunnel soil in Bacchus Marsh, saying...

Ring of Steel to go, Metro and Regional now have same COVD rules

After 18 weeks of intense lockdown, Premier Daniel Andrews has now relaxed the COVID restrictions separating metro and regional Victoria.

Double donuts to break ‘Ring of Steel’, plus major milestone for Melton in COVID fight

it was the 9th of July when Daniel Andrews 'Ring of Steel' was setup in high traffic locations around the regional-metro borders....

Personal Trainer advocates mental health & well-being

Mental Health is something that can affect anyone, no matter their age, gender, nationality, or cultural background. But for some reason, I...

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.