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New train stop for Ballarat line?

By Kate Taylor A park-and-ride station could be built at Leigh Creek, Gordon, or Bungaree. The possibility was raised at the recent meeting of the Ballarat...
Dr David Llewellyn will serve Ballan District Health and Care for another five years

Doctor commitment

By Jessica Howard Doctor David Llewellyn will continue to serve the Ballan community for another five years. The general practitioner started his full-time position...
Anne and Judith with their sash and prizes from 1971 and 1966 Photo – Jessica Howard

Show girls 60-years on

By Jessica Howard It’s been 60 years since the inception of the first Miss Show Girl Competition, and Ballan sisters Anne and Judy have reminisced...
Bacchus Marsh Community Bank Chairman, Claire Sutherland (right) and Branch Manager, Ian Prince (left) with 18-year-old recipient Chelsea Bell. Photo – Jessica Howard

Helping with the education journey

By Jessica Howard Chelsea Bell set off on her first day of university last week. The 18-year-old Bacchus Marsh resident is studying a Bachelor...
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A backyard is all you need

By Carol Saffer Australia currently generates 7.6 million tonnes of food waste every year. With urban agriculture on the rise, one low cost way to divert...