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Amalgamation – ‘a process driven by the two health services’

By Kate Taylor and Helen Tatchell A lot of questions and rumours are doing the rounds in Bacchus Marsh after the announcement that a...

SEE NO EVIL

By Kate Taylor and Helen Tatchell There remains, more questions than answers about the state government’s potential plan to dump contaminated soil in Maddingley. So...

More than just another brick in the wall

By Caitlin Bewley (3rd Yr Swinburne Uni) Whilst Ballan was conducting a civic ceremony with approximately 200 people in the Mechanics Hall, another 200-people were attending...

Service station to replace Bunnings

By Kate Taylor   A new service station, ‘convenience restaurant’ and community building is likely to be constructed in an area that already has congested traffic...

The ‘whole kit and caboodle’ here?

By Caitlin Bewley and Kate Taylor Rumours are circulating of a potential dumping site in Bacchus Marsh for contaminated soil coming from the West Gate...

2020 Preps

By Caitlin Bewley Almost 600 new foundation students commenced schooling this year, among these were three sets of twins at Myrniong Primary school. A whopping 580...

Freeway fire threatened homes

By Caitlin Bewley (3rd Yr Swinburne Uni) Pentland Hills fell victim to an unexpected blaze which led to residents of surrounding towns being told to prepare...

Marathon run for a cause

By Kate Taylor Two local redheads have raised $9,000 for the Cancer Council after an epic 150-km run. On Saturday 18 January Amy and Kelly...

Internet comes to town, for free

By Kate Taylor A bi-partisan relationship with a bank and a council will bring a town into the future with free wi-fi. Ballan Community Bank...

Copper on the trail of thefts

By Helen Tatchell Wind farms around Moorabool have brought an inundation of workers that frequent local businesses, a boost for economic development however, it has...