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Explosion in Maddingley

By Jessica Howard UPDATE 8:25am The gas leak located in the vicinity of Osborne Street, Maddingley was identified by authorities at around 10:30pm last night. The...

More time for crime

By Jessica Howard The man who murdered Springbank war veteran Ken Handford has had eight years added to his sentence by Victoria’s Court of Appeal. Jonathon Jeffrey...
Photo - Helen Tatchell

Exciting changes ahead

By Jessica Howard Moorabool Shire mayor Paul Tatchell is excited about stage one of Ballan’s streetscape works. While the development of the plan for central Inglis...

Attacking fires from the air

By Jessica Howard Moorabool has been in good hands this summer, with a firefighting helicopter based at the Bacchus Marsh Airfield. The Helitack 345...

Lerderderg vandals leave behind clues at scene of crime

By Jessica Howard Vandals who damaged several large trees at the Lerderderg State Park have left behind identifying evidence. Brandon Traynor, an avid camper who runs...

8-years jail for drunk driver

By Jessica Howard The Kuranjang man who was three times (0.20 per cent) over the legal alcohol limit (0.05 per cent) when his car spun...
The crash scene. Picture: Kate Healy, The Ballarat Courier

Teenager pleads guilty over police chase crash that killed Ballarat girl

By Erin Williams - The Ballarat Courier A teenage boy has pleaded guilty to culpable driving causing death over a horror crash during a...
Polo is fast and furious with plenty of action – Greg Keyte (white) in action on Australia Day at Yaloak, as they prepare for the big Cup match this Sunday (11 Feb). Photo – Helen Tatchell

Fast paced sport

By Jessica Howard Punters, ponies and porsches will be part of this year’s Colliers International Ballarat Polo Cup. The tournament, held at the Yaloak Polo Club...

Who are these men?

By Jessica Howard The Bacchus Marsh and District Historical Society is looking to identify a group of footballers in a photo dating back to...

VicRoads to consult on Gisborne Road and Holts Lane intersection

By Jessica Howard Local residents will have a chance to have their say on the safety and traffic flow at the busy intersection of...