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Fatal crash following high speed police pursuit

By Jessica Howard UPDATE A 17-year-old man has been arrested in Ballarat following a fatal crash and search operation. Police addressed media at the...
Bacchus Marsh Fire Brigade Captain Phil Clayden and Bacchus Marsh Rotary President Phil McBean Photo – Jessica Howard

Help is on its way

By Jessica Howard Elderly residents will be better prepared in the event of a house fire thanks to a group of local volunteers. Bacchus Marsh Rotary and...
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Driver survives chaos and carnage

By Jessica Howard The condition of a driver involved in a significant two truck collision on the Western Freeway has been updated to stable. A spokesperson for...
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New station upgrades out for comment

By Kate Taylor Concept drawings for upgrades at the Ballan and the Bacchus Marsh train stations are out and residents are being encouraged to have...
Ben Ihlow passed away from complications with the flu on Sunday September 3 – his first Father’s Day.

Unity in Community

By Jessica Howard The sudden death of a young Moorabool father has spearheaded a fundraising campaign to help support his wife and son. Ben Ihlow passed away...
Mark Peirce, the owner of the seven dead alpacas, reported the incident to local police and council Photo - Jessica Howard

Dead stock massacred

By Jessica Howard A dog attack in Coimadai has left seven alpacas dead. Resident Mark Peirce said the four adults and three six-month-old juniors were...
Moorabool Shire Mayor Dave Edwards with Federal Member for Ballarat Catherine King and Councillors John Keogh and Jarrod Bingham at the official ribbon cutting ceremony for the Halletts Way Southern Extension. Photo - Helen Tatchell

Opening soon – promise

By Kate Taylor It’s been embarrassing for council, but the section of the Hallets Way extension that remains closed is set to open in the...

Call for WWI memories

By Jessica Howard James Hogg Moore was just 16-years-old when he successfully enlisted to serve in the First World War. Albert Manly was aged 45. The...
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More trains on timetable

By Jessica Howard Train passengers will benefit from a new V/Line timetable that will see the addition of 18 new services on the Ballarat Line. Some...
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Flavours to whet appetite

By Kate Taylor   It sounds like this year’s Flavours of Moorabool festival is going to taste particularly good. Last year’s event drew 1800 people and now,...