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Firebug wanted

By Helen Tatchell Detectives from Moorabool Crime Investigation Unit are investigating a series of grass fires which occurred in Bacchus Marsh and surrounds on the...

BREAKING: Moorabool Citizen of the Year announced

Moorabool Shire Council has announced their 2020 Citizen of the Year - John Spain, in the lead up to the 2020 Australia Day awards Citizen...
Vicki, Leanne and Jane with their award Photo - Helen Tatchell

Number one event

By Kate Taylor It makes for a strange story, but the Literacy Trail has won Moorabool Shire Council’s Australia Day Award for Community Event of the Year...

Produce goes to waste

By Lachlan Ellis Millions of dollars of fresh produce have had to be ploughed into the ground at Aussie farms – and Moorabool farmers haven’t...

Revved up for car show

By Meg Kennedy Car enthusiasts and the general public alike are encouraged to take a step back in automobile history at this year’s Marsh Rodders...

COVID reason for delays

By Lachlan Ellis (3rd Yr Deakin Uni) Residents have grown increasingly frustrated with delayed roadworks on Werribee Vale Rd, which began in February this year. The Bacchus...
Brendan and Darian learn off each other in the program. Photo – Jessica Howard

Teaching each other skills

By Jessica Howard A link between two Darley Neighbourhood House course programs is bridging the gap between adults with disabilities and students. The Avenue Group, which...
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...

Death prompts concern for Avenue trees

By Meg Kennedy A century-old elm tree that struck and killed a woman in Melbourne last month has raised concerns regarding the safety of Bacchus...

Towns between two mountains

By Lachlan Ellis (3rd Yr Deakin Uni) A Dunnstown book with history dating back to the 1850s, needs help getting off the ground, after missing out...