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Healthier choice on tap

By Helen Tatchell Thirsty? You can now save money, and the environment, with a new free drinking water fountain in Ballan. Conveniently placed in the town’s...
Central Ward Councillor Paul Tatchell is the new Mayor of Moorabool Photo – Helen Tatchell

Déjà vu for new Mayor

By Kate Taylor Central Ward Councillor Paul Tatchell has been elected Mayor of Moorabool Shire Council, with East Ward Councillor John Keogh elected as...

Teenager dies after roll-over

By Meg Kennedy Rather than celebrating the Australia Day long weekend, two families are in mourning after another fatal accident on the Western Freeway near...

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...
Lucy Irwin from Ballan with daughter Clara, inspect the new chickens hatched at the Lerderderg Library. Photo – Jessica Howard

Life cycle explored

By Jessica Howard Eggs are hatching throughout Moorabool Shire - not only on the farm, but also in the library! A live hatching was held at...

Male wellbeing concerning

By Meg Kennedy Suicide was the cause of death for more men in Moorabool than pancreatic cancer or heart failure, an alarming report has revealed. A...

The grass just got greener

By Helen Tatchell The Grand Slam tennis circuit has a variety of surfaces, including clay, hard, and grass. In Moorabool one club has the Wimbledon...

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...

Get connected

Are you an older resident who has trouble navigating the internet? A new initiative aimed at increasing the confidence, skills and online safety of older...

The hall is alive with the sounds of music

By Jessica Howard ‘Tis the season for the Moorabool Light Orchestra to perform its annual festive concert. ‘Sounds of the Season’ will this year feature...