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More water than off a duck’s back

By Helen Tatchell Winter rain has been a bit like the Goldilocks and the three-bears story, the ground has been too hard (to take the...

Youth take action

Mental Health had everyone talking at an Expo at the Bacchus Marsh Public Hall, organised by Moorabool’s Youth Action Group (YAG). The Expo was created...

GREASE – the word is out

It was a time when Elvis was King and hula hoops, diners, jukeboxes and drive-in movies were all the rage. Bacchus Marsh is set to...

RSL turns 100

By Helen Tatchell Snow, rain and cold temperatures did not stop people attending the Ballan RSL rooms to help celebrate the 100th anniversary of the...

Tennis is on the table

By Helen Tatchell It is more than just a ping or a pong, it is the fast and furious game of table tennis, played as...

Celebrating 100-days in the classroom

The first day of school in any youngster’s life is a new beginning, but now, as we head toward years end, Myrniong Primary School...

Venues win with punters losses

By Meg Kennedy Almost $10 million was lost on poker machines in Moorabool in the last 12-months. New data released by the Victorian Commission for Gambling...

Safety fencing the target for compliance

It is not quite the weather for taking a dip in the backyard pool, but it is now, if you have a swimming pool,...

Undiagnosed diabetes, could be fatal

By Meg Kennedy Ballan resident Ian Dobson was first diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes almost 12-years ago. “I was a farmer and I used to eat...

A magical celebration

By Meg Kennedy Expecto Patronum! Witches, wizards and muggles alike gathered at Bacchus Marsh Lerderderg Library on Thursday, 1 August to celebrate the birthday of Harry...