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Teenager in national play-offs

By Helen Tatchell At just 14-years of age, Zali Ward spends up to four days a week travelling to Melbourne to attend an array of...

Local stars shine at the MCG

By Todd Whelan Interleague – Ballarat v Goulburn Valley THE Ballarat Football League were brave on the game’s biggest stage but overrun late, falling short of...

Airport stoush

  By Helen Tatchell Rumours are flying on the airwaves that Moorabool Shire Council is considering selling the Bacchus Marsh aerodrome. Is it fact or fiction? Both...

Supporting wounded warriors

By Jessica Howard The Bacchus Marsh RSL Women’s Auxiliary have helped to create hundreds of laundry bags in support of Australia’s servicemen and women. The laundry...

Preserving aviation history

By Helen Tatchell Pegasus – the name means horse and is also the name of a rewards promotion gift to a local not for profit...

Eggcellent art

By Jessica Howard Humpty Dumpty sat on the wall, and didn’t fall, at the Darley Neighbourhood House. A 3D mosaic replicating the character in the old...

Ejected after stripping to undies

By Helen Tatchell If ever a council meeting needed to be live-streamed it was on Wednesday 2 May at the Ballan council chambers. The meeting ended...

Artist on national stage

By Jane Gardner Wadawurrung Elder and Gordon resident, Aunty Marlene Gilson is certainly making a name for herself as an artist. After a number of...

Good growth in grassroots sport

By Jessica Howard The Bacchus Marsh Scorpions are celebrating 10-years on the soccer field this year. The local club was established in 2008 and at the...

Boots and all business steers in new direction

By Jessica Howard Iconic western-wear business McDonald’s Saddlery has closed its doors for the last time. The Bacchus Marsh-based business held its last day of trade...