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Prepare for two-years of trucks – 460 movements a day and contaminated soil By Kate Taylor The state government is rushing a decision that could give Bacchus Marsh the reputation of ‘the place with the toxic dump’ according to Moorabool Mayor...
By Caitlin Bewley (3rd Yr Swinburne Uni) A childcare centre in Bacchus Marsh is under investigation after a small child was left in one of their vans on a 39-degree day. Staff at the centre, which the Moorabool News has chosen...
By Kate Taylor Opposition appears to be growing against a proposal by Maddingley Brown Coal to bring rubbish into Moorabool and dump it in its existing tip. MBC has applied to Moorabool Shire Council to amend its existing permit so...
By Helen Tatchell Albert Smith, aged 88 has been missing for the past eight-weeks, after walking out of an Aged Care facility in Ballan on Monday 8 October at approximately 5.30-7am. Police confirmed a sighting of Mr Smith in Mt Egerton...
By Helen Tatchell The State election is still two-months away and the promises are now starting to roll in. With the masterplan in place and Stage 1 nearing completion the Ballan Recreation Reserve will benefit from an announcement of $1 million. Andrew...
By Carol Saffer There is a saying from back in the day, ‘they don’t make things like they used to’. And a Bacchus Marsh resident has testament to that. When Andrea Coe’s house was recently re-stumped she didn’t find any buried treasure,...
By Jessica Howard The Marsh Rodders have raised money for nine local charities through their most successful swap meet to date. The Show ‘n’ Shine and Swap Meet sees more than 200 stalls and 900 hot rods; classic and muscle...
By Jessica Howard Local golf clubs have teed off for the inaugural Moorabool Cup. Bacchus Marsh West, Ballan and Bacchus Marsh golf clubs commenced round one of the competition at Ballan on Saturday July 15. A home ground victory saw Ballan narrowly...