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FREE jabs for teens

By Jessica Howard Moorabool teens will be offered free vaccines against a potentially deadly strain of meningococcal disease. Residents aged 15-19 who haven’t been vaccinated against...
Photos - © Helen Tatchell and Jessica Howard

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...

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...
Youth Award winners with Moorabool Mayor Cr. David Edwards. Photo - Helen Tatchell

Our talented youth

By Helen Tatchell As a direct result of the 2013-2016 Youth Strategy, Moorabool’s Youth have been acknowledged. The third Youth Awards were held by Council at...

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...
The Elaine Fire Brigade members were acknowledged for their commitment to protecting their community during the Scotsburn fires in 2015. Photo – Shane Dunne

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,...
President Bacchus Marsh RSL Cherrison Lawton at the memorial seat that depicts Rupert Moon VC, Kathleen Rogers and William West MM and was designed by Mark Gilliland (left); constructed and donated by (right) Mick Horan (Rossco Engineering) Photo – Helen Tatchell

Never to be forgotten

By Helen Tatchell Michael Madden is the Author of ‘The Victoria Cross - Australia Remembers’ book. A unique coffee table compilation comprising of all 96...
The Lerderderg River has cut a 300 metre deep gorge through sandstone and slate, almost bisecting the park. Photo - Helen Tatchell

Near death at gorge

By Jessica Howard A Bacchus Marsh man is lucky to be alive after jumping feet first into a river at the Lerderderg Gorge and becoming...

Spectacular!

By Helen Tatchell It was a steam rail spectacular throughout Moorabool, even if the wait was two and a half hours for a two and...

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...