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Blackwood goes septic

By Kate Taylor    It was a who’s-who of local politics at the official start of the localised septic program in Blackwood.  Member for Macedon Mary-Anne Thomas was...

The best friends

Next time you sit under a shady tree or enjoy a nice scenic walk along a river track, take a moment to think who...

Thieves strike CFA Brigade

By Jessica Howard Heartless thieves have stolen around $150,000 worth of tools and equipment from the Coimadai Fire Station, rendering it inoperable for hours during...

Success in the saddle

By Kate Taylor Jockey Kassie Furness has finished her Racing Victoria apprenticeship – and is already in fine form. Furness rode a double at Ballarat late...

Tears as accused slammed by magistrate

By Jessica Howard An unlicensed driver who crashed a motorcycle into a Bacchus Marsh pedestrian crossing after doing burnouts has been refused bail. Max Dennison broke...

Accused killer to testify

By Jessica Howard One of the men accused of murdering Springbank war veteran Ken Handford could receive a reduced sentence after agreeing to testify in...

Register and stay in touch

By Jessica Howard While Moorabool residents continue to feel safe thanks to their local community register, some areas of the shire are still under-represented. The Moorabool...

Learning from home

By Kate Taylor A local group is smashing misconceptions about the practice of home schooling. When Sarah Nicholson’s son began turning into a bully at school,...

Hoof it to the polo

By Jessica Howard Polo enthusiasts are gearing up for one of the biggest local tournaments of the competition season. The Colliers International Ballarat Cup, held at...

Young Protectors

By Kate Taylor Five young Moorabool residents have had their bravery recognised with the local Young Citizens of the Year Award. The recipients are Natasha Ford,...