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Award for early years facility

By Jessica Howard It’s been just three months since the Darley Early Years Hub opened its doors, but the local community centre has already taken...

Lite to ignite kaleidoscope of fun

By Jessica Howard  Ballan will be seen in a different light this month as fluorescent art and decorations transform the facades of over 30 shopfronts. Black...

Minister blows wind, not smoke

By Kate Taylor It came with the headline ‘new jobs breeze into the Ballarat region with wind farm approval’ – but the media release on West Wind Energy’s...

Grassroots sport declines

By Jessica Howard Country football and netball clubs may face the final siren as they struggle with a lack of players and shrinking populations. In the...

Firearms must be safe

By Jessica Howard Local police are urging gun owners to be vigilant in keeping track of and storing their weapons. Ballan Officer in Charge, Sergeant Michael...

Caught in the act

By Jessica Howard It’s been two decades since the Bacchus Marsh Players performed at the local public hall, but they’re ready to get the show on the road again. The...

Avenue fatality

By Jessica Howard A Bacchus Marsh man has fronted court following a fatal crash in the Bacchus Marsh Avenue of Honour. Paul Smith appeared in the...

A woman making it happen

By Jessica Howard It’s only fitting that Noelle Dickson is the face of an innovative health campaign titled ‘Women Making It Happen’. The Bacchus Marsh resident...

Ballan Autumn Festival – Parade Results

Mayor’s Award: Most outstanding float by a community group Ballan Lioness Club Most Popular Sporting Group Kyokushin Karate Most Outstanding Commercial Entry Mill Rose Café Most Outstanding Individual Entry Colin Holmes Most Outstanding School Entry Ballan...

Be a part of the trend

By Jessica Howard  Bacchus Marsh Cobras are encouraging more women to join the female football revolution. Bacchus Marsh Football Netball Club women’s coordinator, Rod Bertram said...