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Switched on energy

By Meg Kennedy A local community group has ‘switched on’ to cheaper and renewable electricity usage, thanks to a grant from a nearby wind farm. Ballan...

Handler goes national

By Meg Kennedy A young Bacchus Marsh horsewoman was awarded one of the top-spots at a prestigious national championship event in South Australia last month. Mallory...

Complex rating system

By Kate Taylor It’s that time of year again, when ratepayers try to understand how the amount they pay in rates will be affected...

Driving with no licence, twice

By Caitlin Bewley (2nd Yr Swinburne Uni) A man who proceeded to drive a motor vehicle only a few months after his licence was initially suspended,...

The grass just got greener

By Helen Tatchell The Grand Slam tennis circuit has a variety of surfaces, including clay, hard, and grass. In Moorabool one club has the Wimbledon...

Healthier choice on tap

By Helen Tatchell Thirsty? You can now save money, and the environment, with a new free drinking water fountain in Ballan. Conveniently placed in the town’s...

Be a voice on the panel

Western Water is calling on its customers to provide advice on how it charges for water and sewer services. Last week, 12,000 randomly selected Western...

Accused ‘sick of doing jail’

By Caitlin Bewley (2nd Yr Swinburne Uni) An angry confrontation between neighbours turned into a police chase early this year with a man appearing in Bacchus...

Forging a career

By Jane Gardner At 18-years of age, Gordon resident Nathan Borg is already a skilled craftsman. Nathan began his artistic journey by taking on an...

2018/19 Presentation – Ballan Cricket Club

Over 130 people have attended the club’s presentation evening. The night began with a welcome by President Noel Heafield and an early, unexpected, Life Membership...