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Shot in arm could save you

By Meg Kennedy Moorabool residents are being urged to get their flu shot and practise good hygiene, following what is predicted to be one of...

School ‘fix-it’ blitz

By Kate Taylor Local schools will have much-needed additional funding for building maintenance under the state government’s new blitz. An additional $515 million will be spent...

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...

Plan ahead as buses replace trains

A 23-day period of construction on the Ballarat Line Upgrade has begun, with passengers reminded to plan ahead as coaches replace trains. Crews will work...
Marigold (centre) will be situated around the town promoting the Flower and Garden Show and is pictured with another decorative scarecrow friend and Kate Tubbs (right). Photo – Jock Taylor

Meet Marigold

By Jessica Howard Contrary to its name, the Bacchus Marsh Flower and Garden Show is about much more than just plants. In its fourth year,...

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...

The background on the project

BACKGROUND - The MBC proposal is to provide a ‘bespoke’ solution solely for the West Gate Tunnel. - It would have a containment bay holding area,...

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...

Councillor speaks out, of turn

By Helen Tatchell Summer is around the corner and one Moorabool councillor has confirmed that the Bacchus Marsh community could be cooling off in a...

Bacteria closes Pykes

By Jessica Howard  Water enthusiasts will have to find somewhere else to swim, boat and fish following the temporary closure of Pykes Creek Reservoir. High levels...