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Chris Broncinetti (BM Hist. Soc) reads the life of Kelvin Edwards Photo – Helen Tatchell

A true local Marshian

By Jessica Howard It was Kelvin Edwards’ dying wish to donate his autobiography to the Bacchus Marsh and District Historical Society. Close to one year on...

Can do two things at once

By Kate Taylor Moorabool Shire Council’s Michelle Richards has won the 2017 Australian Local Government Women's Association's Bursary Award. She’s been at council for five years,...

Fizzling out fantastic plastic

By Carol Saffer Australia disposes of four billion plastic bags, or more than 20,000 tonnes of plastic waste, each year according to Clean Up Australia. Only...

Council admits rates overcharge

By Kate Taylor It’s taken twenty-two years, but a man overcharged a total of $14,000 on his rates notice has finally been refunded by Moorabool...

V/Line commuters impacted by heat restrictions

By Jessica Howard Passengers travelling on the Ballarat-Melbourne V/Line train will be impacted by heat speed restrictions until later this evening. The restrictions will...
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Flavours to whet appetite

By Kate Taylor   It sounds like this year’s Flavours of Moorabool festival is going to taste particularly good. Last year’s event drew 1800 people and now,...

Born again bikes

By Kate Taylor It’s a morning so cold that you can see the fog of your breath before you and still, the chink of a...

Call for WWI memories

By Jessica Howard James Hogg Moore was just 16-years-old when he successfully enlisted to serve in the First World War. Albert Manly was aged 45. The...
Mady Gay is ready to rock her PAHQ audition for ‘We Will Rock You'. Photo - PAHQ

Do you rock?

By Jessica Howard Aspiring rock gods are being called to audition for a role in the Performing Arts Headquarters’ annual stage show. We Will Rock...
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...