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Emergency warning: Be prepared to beat the heat

Ambulance Victoria is urging the community to take precautions against dehydration and other heat related conditions as temperatures are set to soar today. Ambulance Victoria’s...

Aiming to keep ‘unity in community’

By Helen Tatchell Dwindling health services may seem like the ‘end is nigh’, but in fact it is the complete opposite as a New Year...

Be wise on roads

By Meg Kennedy Moorabool emergency services are urging residents to be careful this holiday season after a tragic start. A woman has died, and a baby...

Darkness causes speeding

By Meg Kennedy A driver who clocked more than 20km/h over the posted speed limit said his reason for speeding was that it was dark. Robert...

Blitz completed

By Meg Kennedy The Ballarat train line is up-and-running again, after a 23-day work blitz throughout November. Services returned to the Ballarat line on Monday, 2...

Mate gives mate broken bones

By Caitlin Bewley (2nd Yr Swinburne Uni) A game of ‘chicken’ on a main road between two friends, may have stretched the friendship after one received...

Vandals strike at weir

By Helen Tatchell Destructive vandals have gone to quite an effort when they wreaked havoc at a Southern Rural Water (SRW) facility last week. The break-in...

History for sale

By Meg Kennedy Another historical building in Moorabool is on the market – this time in the main street of Ballan. The Old Post and Telegraph...

Blackwood black-out

By Meg Kennedy Residents in the Blackwood area are concerned for their safety, following frequent blackouts during days of extreme fire danger. Thousands of homes across...

Red-dy for big run

By Kate Taylor Two local redheads are running for a great cause, so Moorabool – it’s time to dig deep for the girls. Amy and...