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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...
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...

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...

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...
L - R: Cr. Dudzik, Cr. Bingham and Cr. Keogh

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

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

By Oliver Powell Bacchus Marsh based band Hollow Everdaze are celebrating the release of their debut album Cartoons with a performance at the Curtain on...

46 years and $30,000

By Helen Tatchell He never played one game of football but has been honoured for his services to the Bungaree Football Club. Migrating to Australia from...

Be a ‘pizza’ of the awards

By Kate Taylor Whether they have one employee, or 100 employees, businesses across Moorabool are now eligible to enter the Business Excellence Awards. And previous winners...