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110-years volunteering

By Jessica Howard Heather Linsdell and Pamela “Margaret” Broad have donated more than half-a-century each to Djerriwarrh Health Services. The two Bacchus Marsh residents have been...

Weight lifted from their shoulders

By Jessica Howard Bacchus Marsh has not one, but two, gold medallists in its midst. Toni Lane and Louise Webb have returned home from the 2017...

Successful appeal for killers sentence

By Jessica Howard The reduced jail sentence handed to the convicted killer of Springbank war veteran Ken Handford will be appealed in Victoria's Supreme Court...

Project delays carryover

By Kate Taylor There’s a bit of budget shuffling at council to cover the cost of projects yet to be completed. The May 3 council meeting...

Never to be forgotten

By Helen Tatchell Michael Madden is the Author of ‘The Victoria Cross - Australia Remembers’ book. A unique coffee table compilation comprising of all 96...

Murder trial begins

By Jessica Howard The trial for a man accused of murdering missing 46-year-old Keith Foggin is expected to span over three-weeks. Christopher John Trotter appeared in...

Our talented youth

By Helen Tatchell As a direct result of the 2013-2016 Youth Strategy, Moorabool’s Youth have been acknowledged. The third Youth Awards were held by Council at...

Jobs and growth

By Kate Taylor The state government has bought land near Ballan upon which it will build the replacement of the Fiskville Training Academy. The $31 million Victorian Emergency...

Neglect leads to demolition

By Jessica Howard Bacchus Marsh residents will soon say goodbye to the town’s century-old signal box.  The traditional box, located at the Bacchus Marsh train station,...

Long list of theft ends in jail

By Jessica Howard The Ballan man who was found with hundreds of thousands of dollars’ worth of stolen items has been jailed for nine months. Shaun...