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Get your ‘game on’

By Jessica Howard It’s game on for local children and families as Moorabool Shire Library Services prepare for the annual Summer Reading Club. The...
Bacchus Marsh Train Station Photo - https://railgallery.wongm.com

Moorabool commuters ignored

By Kate Taylor Whether plans for the Ballarat line are on-track or off-the-rails, they have certainly had people talking. Federal Labor Minister Anthony Albanese met with...

Police hunt cigarette thieves

Police are seeking to identify two men in relation to the theft of over $1,400 worth of cigarettes. The males attended Foodworks Supermarket in...
Mary Moore, committee member of the Victorian branch of CBCA hands a book to 5-year-old Gurshaan to take home and read. Photo – Jessica Howard

Books give the best start

By Jessica Howard Moorabool’s youngest readers can enjoy some of their favourite stories thanks to a generous donation of books. The Children’s Book Council...
(L-R): Lee Brooker, Chris Stuckey, Jane Fraser (SES) and Peter Ellerton (Rotary) are ready for the Christmas tree fundraiser. Photo – Jessica Howarad

Tree-mendous fundraiser

By Jessica Howard With the festive season fast approaching, two local community groups are getting in the spirit of Christmas. Bacchus Marsh Rotary Club and...
Playgroup mum’s Jayne Oliver and Alissa Slatter with children (L-R) Leigh, Chloe, Owen and Emily, and the trophy the not-for profit group won (Ms Oliver holding). Photo – Jessica Howard

Number 1 playgroup

By Jessica Howard St Andrew’s Playgroup is the 2017 Regional Community Playgroup of the Year. The Bacchus Marsh playgroup was presented the prestigious accolade at...
Dr John Ballard Photo - DjHS

Minister reappoints hospital administrator

By Jessica Howard The administrator of Djerriwarrh Health Services has been reappointed until 2020. Doctor John Ballard was initially appointed to oversee the Bacchus Marsh...
Managing Director (WW) Neil Brennan (left) with WW staff member and CFA member Neil Smith. Photo - WW

Don’t be a drip, be prepared

By Jessica Howard Western Water has reminded Bacchus Marsh residents to consider their water supply in preparation for the bushfire season. Graham Holt, Western Water’s...

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...
Sam from MSC Library Service at Ballan with Alice and a can of donated food. Photo – Jessica Howard

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...