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Ballan Lionesses Float - Winner of Mayor's Award

Ballan Autumn Festival – Parade Results

Mayor’s Award: Most outstanding float by a community group Ballan Lioness Club Most Popular Sporting Group Kyokushin Karate Most Outstanding Commercial Entry Mill Rose Café Most Outstanding Individual Entry Colin Holmes Most Outstanding School Entry Ballan...
The Bennett Street bus stop earmarked for a commuter shelter with a pedestrian safety crossing on the drawing board.

Pedestrian safety forthcoming

By Kate Taylor The safety of pedestrians on a busy Bacchus Marsh street is set to improve in the New Year – but without the knowledge...
Member for Buninyong Geoff Howard was with Moorabool Mayor Paul Tatchell and (L-R) Shannon McGowan (YAG), Jasmin Crampton (YAG), and Damon and Illana at the announcement of funding for Studio 22. Photo – Helen Tatchell

Engage at Studio 22

By Kate Taylor It’s an engagement worth $125,000, and local young people are set to benefit from it. The State Government’s Engage! 2018-20 program has given...
Mary Moore, committee member of the Victorian branch of CBCA hands a book to 5-year-old Gurshaan to take home and read. Photo – Jessica Howard

Books give the best start

By Jessica Howard Moorabool’s youngest readers can enjoy some of their favourite stories thanks to a generous donation of books. The Children’s Book Council...
Photo - Helen Tatchell

Ballan chosen as the meeting place

By Kate Taylor Starting from February, all Moorabool Shire council meetings will be held in Ballan. February is the first Ordinary Meeting of Council for 2018,...

Lin bows out

By Meg Kennedy For over 35-years she has been the first face to greet visitors at St Brigid’s Primary School, but Lin Bowers will soon...
Peter Shilton with artist Anuradha Patel

Art show paints the picture

By Kate Taylor Even if you don’t consider yourself to be an oil painting, you could win an oil portrait at this year’s Bacchus Marsh...

VicRoads to consult on Gisborne Road and Holts Lane intersection

By Jessica Howard Local residents will have a chance to have their say on the safety and traffic flow at the busy intersection of...
Bacchus Marsh band APES

Beat ramps up for APES

By Jessica Howard After four-years in the making, indie-rock quartet APES have dropped their highly anticipated debut album. The band, previously hailing from Bacchus Marsh and...

Fungi, more than just mushrooms

By Meg Kennedy It may be crushed under our feet and not given a second glance, but a local expert’s new book explores why fungi...