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A ton of mums

By Jane Gardner A popular Mother’s Day luncheon has been a major fundraiser for the Wallace & District Kindergarten for an impressive 36-years. Each year,...

Don’t judge a book by its cover

By Meg Kennedy A debut author’s picture book has been published in England, but its beginnings stem back locally. Ballan resident Heather Anthony’s debut book ‘Mouse...

Shovel ready project

By Meg Kennedy A new shed and training facility for the Bacchus Marsh SES is now one step closer to becoming a reality, with the...

Blitz of different kind on freeway

Thousands of native seedlings have been planted across Moorabool to celebrate World Environment Day earlier this month, as part of a planting blitz by...

History going digital

By Meg Kennedy A grant of almost $13,000 will allow the Bacchus Marsh and District Historical Society to bring more editions of the old Bacchus...

Grapevines branch out

By Meg Kennedy A Moorabool winery is set to make its debut in Japan, following a recent State Government grant to export to East Asia. St...

Gateway alert signs

By Helen Tatchell Have you seen these new signs? Can’t really miss them and they are eye-catching, but will they do what the government expects...

Book re-opens on history

By Helen Tatchell “The importance of Historical Societies in a community cannot be over emphasised. They provide a link with the past by recording history ...

Considering painting the town pink

By Meg Kennedy The main street of Ballan may currently be covered in winter woollies, but a different splash of colour is possibly on the...

Only pee and poo down the loo

Although some wipes – such as make-up and baby wipes – may be labelled as ‘flushable’, Central Highlands Water has warned customers that there...