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Pop on a poppy

By Jessica Howard The Moorabool region will soon pause to remember those who fought at War for their country. Remembrance Day will be held...

Kicking goals

By Helen Tatchell At just 23-years old, Abbey Kick seems to be an old hand at her trade. The Bacchus Marsh local business woman has been...

Reading into the future

By Jessica Howard The future is bright for young Moorabool children as a popular literacy program is funded for a further two years. The Let’s...

Doctor commitment

By Jessica Howard Doctor David Llewellyn will continue to serve the Ballan community for another five years. The general practitioner started his full-time position...

The original DJ

By Jessica Howard It’s been 32-years since David Steele founded the voice of Moorabool. Apple 98.5FM was first aired in October 1986 (then 94.7FM),...

Chop for charity

By Jessica Howard It was only three years ago that Mark McDonald’s grandmother Mena was diagnosed with Vascular Dementia and Alzheimer’s. The 83-year-old’s memory is slowly...

Resting in peace

By Jessica Howard Robyn Lavery is one of hundreds of volunteers who convert old wedding dresses into tiny gowns for babies who die from...

Mother of murdered Bacchus Marsh man speaks in court

By Jessica Howard The mother of Paul Hogan found out about her son’s brutal murder while watching the 11:30am news, a court has heard.  A...

My life at Lady Northcote

By Jessica Howard Eric Goldspink was just nine-years-old when he gained 150 new brothers and sisters. Born in England, he was placed in an orphanage...

“Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none”

By Jessica Howard Prepare thyself for an introduction into the worketh of William Shakespeare. A new course run by the University of the Third Age...