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Betty Bridgewood with the plaque honouring her late brother Gordon Dawson

Memorial plaque returned to Honour

By Jessica Howard A long-lost plaque honouring a fallen World War II soldier from Coimadai has been found. Private Gordon Dawson first joined the 2/29th Infantry...
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It costs to cross safely

By Kate Taylor School crossing supervisors will continue in Moorabool, but there may be a new road to funding. Currently, the supervisor program is paid...
Djerriwarrh Health Services chief executive, Andrew Freeman, will step down from his role later this month to take on a new position with Western Health. Photo - DjHS

DjHS chief executive resigns

By Jessica Howard Andrew Freeman, the chief executive of Djerriwarrh Health Services, will step down from his role later this month to take on a...
 Picture: Rochelle Kirkham (The Ballarat Courier)

The dash for cash

By Kate Taylor Moorabool Shire Council is chasing federal government funding for the Bacchus Marsh Racecourse and Recreation Reserve redevelopment. The Federal Government announced that more...

Summer event dried out

By Jessica Howard The world’s biggest water slide festival was coming to Myrniong, but has now been sold out - and not through ticket sales. On...

Illegal slingshots seized at Ballan Night Market

By Jessica Howard A man selling sling shots illegally at a Ballan night market could face up to two years’ imprisonment. Ballan Police discovered the...
Graeme Stewart with his medal for 62-years as a volunteer with the Darley FNC. Photo - DFNC

Deserving Devil

By Jessica Howard Graeme Stewart has topped off a stellar season for the Darley Devils. The head trainer and long serving volunteer was presented with...

Travelling salesman home invasion

By Jessica Howard Moorabool CIU are searching for a suspect in a home invasion that occurred in Daylesford last month. An unknown male attended...
CCTV shows two males loitering around the Ballan Recreation Reserve at around 3:20am-4am on Tuesday (December 19)

Thieves in hot water

By Jessica Howard Two recreational facilities in Ballan have been left without water following the theft of a meter and two hot water units. The Ballan Recreation...
Anne and Judith with their sash and prizes from 1971 and 1966 Photo – Jessica Howard

Show girls 60-years on

By Jessica Howard It’s been 60 years since the inception of the first Miss Show Girl Competition, and Ballan sisters Anne and Judy have reminisced...