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Business as usual

By Jessica Howard The Bacchus Marsh Maternity Unit may be under construction, but it hasn’t stopped the delivery of over 100 babies. The $2.5 million renovation...

Such a good scout

By Kate Taylor It may have started with one little girl and one cardboard box, but Georgia Stibbard soon generated quite the outpouring of generosity...

Memory lapse

Bacchus Marsh police are appealing for public assistance in identifying the male offender (pictured) for the theft of three (3) bottles of spirits from...

Lucky escape for school kids

By Jessica Howard  Children and staff at St Brigid’s Primary School were lucky to emerge unharmed on Tuesday when a vehicle ploughed through a fence...

70th wedding anniversary

By Kate Taylor It’s a wedding anniversary that very few couples will see – but Bacchus Marsh’s Marie and James (Jim) Ginnane are about to...

Station cops new device

By Jessica Howard Bacchus Marsh Police are now equipped with tasers. The first officers armed with the Conducted Energy Devices (CEDs) took to the streets last...

Alcohol thieves strike

Who are these thieves? Bacchus Marsh police are investigating a theft at a local business in Main Street Bacchus Marsh. An unidentified male and female...

New train stop for Ballarat line?

By Kate Taylor A park-and-ride station could be built at Leigh Creek, Gordon, or Bungaree. The possibility was raised at the recent meeting of the Ballarat...

After 50+ years,”depot unsafe”

By Kate Taylor Council is operating a dangerous depot in the heart of Ballan, according to two Moorabool Shire Councillors. West Ward Councillor Tom Sullivan and...

Eeny, meeny, miny, moe … Which two councillors have come to...

By Kate Taylor A monitor has been appointed to Moorabool Shire Council, and the ratepayer is footing the bill. Unlike nearby councils plagued by...