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New residents welcomed

By Lachlan Ellis (3rd Yr Deakin Uni) Moorabool Shire’s beauty and facilities have been put on display in Council’s new ‘Welcome Home’ pack. The 30-page booklet style,...

Masking the virus

By Lachlan Ellis (3rd Yr Deakin Uni) Last week you could count on one hand the amount of people wearing a face mask, however as of...

From days gone by

Here is another call out from the Bacchus Marsh & District Historical Society for anyone that can shed some light on this photo. Please email...

Learning through the pandemic

By Lachlan Ellis (3rd Yr Deakin Uni) Moorabool students are slowly getting back to learning in-person, but not without safety precautions. Schools are now practising measures such...

Be a good sort

Recycling is great for the environment – it reduces landfill waste, conserves natural resources, lowers pollution, and more. But it needs to be sorted...

Park signs tell the tale

By Helen Tatchell With today’s residential sprawl, it is hard to imagine animal saleyards once held site just two-blocks from the Main Street of Bacchus...

A budget to help the community

By Helen Tatchell It’s a big build budget that won’t include the construction of a pool and, will also have an overall rise in rate...

Warmth for the body and soul

By Lachlan Ellis (3rd Yr Deakin Uni) Quilts have been delivered to the aged care residents at Ballan District Health & Care to brighten up a...

C’mon, ‘Bacchus-up’

By Lachlan Ellis (3rd Yr Deakin Uni) In these uncertain times, community-based food relief program Bacchus Up to Pay it Forward (BUTPIF) has relaunched to assist...

Bank invests into the community

By Lachlan Ellis (3rd Yr Deakin Uni) Since 2011, Ballan & District Community Bank has operated with the needs of the community in mind. From local...