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Book History Week in

By Carol Saffer As History Week approaches, Ballan Shire Historical Society is taking part by holding an open day at the Ballan Court House in...

Abbey kicks off ‘World of Difference’ tour

By Meg Kennedy Young Bacchus Marsh business owner Abbey Kick is trading salon clippers for shovels and school supplies. The 24-year old recipient of the 2017...

Pet Show popular at festival

Show winners in photo captions

Scams arrive in the letterbox

Scams arrive in the letterbox By Meg Kennedy A Bacchus Marsh resident has received a sketchy letter in the post, aimed to scam people into giving...

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...

New look in home straight

By Meg Kennedy The next stage in the Ballan streetscape upgrade has commenced and is one step closer to completion. Works on Stage 3 began on...

Practice makes perfect

By Meg Kennedy Bacchus Marsh SES have put their emergency skills to the test, representing Victoria in an international rescue challenge. Members of the local SES...

The kids are alright

By Meg Kennedy Young people in Moorabool have been celebrated for taking initiative on topics most important to them. A graduation ceremony for successful members of...

National capital visit

By Meg Kennedy Students at Bacchus Marsh Primary School had an up-close experience of democracy, including with Governor-General David Hurley, following a recent trip...

Allowances mark time until Minister acts

By Helen Tatchell Allowances for Moorabool Shire Councillors will not see an increase from December 2018, and it is with good reason, the Minister has...