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Alternate energy sources rise from the valley

By Jessica Howard The majestic and mammoth wind turbines protrude out of the Yaloak valley, like the sun rising each morning; and they are...

Swap a fine for food

By Jessica Howard Moorabool library members can erase their overdue fines by donating non-perishable food items back into the community. The Ballan and Lerderderg Libraries will...

Saddling up winning jockeys

By Jessica Howard This year’s Ballan Cup winning jockey won more than just bragging rights at the annual Ballan Jockey Club races. Brandon Stockdale, who rode...

New ship of the desert docks

By Jessica Howard If you see a baby camel hanging around Moorabool - don’t worry, it’s not a mirage. A female calf was born...

Tasty Tatalia triumphs

By Jessica Howard A drop from St Anne’s Winery has taken home a top award at the annual Saint Martin Heathcote Wine Show. The Tatalia...

Syndrome needs awareness

By Jessica Howard At just three-years old, Breana Zois is one of 4,000 children born with DiGeorge syndrome each year. The syndrome, otherwise known as...

St Dawn retires

By Jessica Howard In 1985, Dawn Lewin popped into the Bacchus Marsh St Vincent de Paul Op Shop to buy a white collared shirt and...

Giving is in their nature

By Jessica Howard It was a hard choice deciding who would take out this year’s Ballan & District Chamber of Commerce Mayor’s Award. So hard,...

Déjà vu for new Mayor

By Kate Taylor Central Ward Councillor Paul Tatchell has been elected Mayor of Moorabool Shire Council, with East Ward Councillor John Keogh elected as...

Deliberate act

By Jessica Howard Vandals have spent the eve of a recent public holiday hacking down an oak tree at Maddingley Park. The tree, located along...