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Firewood season draws to close

It may be a rush to pick up your wood in the next few days, as Forest Fire Management Victoria has announced the Autumn...
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Police detective framed

By Kate Taylor A portrait of former Moorabool resident Kevin Carson has been entered in the 2017 Archibald Prize. Detective Sergeant Carson, who recently moved from...

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...
The Elaine Fire Brigade members were acknowledged for their commitment to protecting their community during the Scotsburn fires in 2015. Photo – Shane Dunne

Young Protectors

By Kate Taylor Five young Moorabool residents have had their bravery recognised with the local Young Citizens of the Year Award. The recipients are Natasha Ford,...
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More trains on timetable

By Jessica Howard Train passengers will benefit from a new V/Line timetable that will see the addition of 18 new services on the Ballarat Line. Some...
Youth Award winners with Moorabool Mayor Cr. David Edwards. Photo - Helen Tatchell

Our talented youth

By Helen Tatchell As a direct result of the 2013-2016 Youth Strategy, Moorabool’s Youth have been acknowledged. The third Youth Awards were held by Council at...

Want to be a bird watcher?

By Helen Tatchell The Wombat State Forest is home to many creatures, great and small, but it is one particular small creature that Monash University...
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Lite to ignite kaleidoscope of fun

By Jessica Howard  Ballan will be seen in a different light this month as fluorescent art and decorations transform the facades of over 30 shopfronts. Black...
MAKE IT A GOOD FRIDAY - Little Emeliah Roberts with mum Tjanna and Bacchus Marsh Lions club members who are raising money for the Royal Children’s Hospital Good Friday Appeal (L-R) David Atterbury, Tim van de Poel, Ralph Fletcher and Terry Sytema. Photo – Helen Tatchell

Gift that may grow

By Jessica Howard For little Emeliah Roberts, Easter means much more than chocolate eggs. The one-year-old suffers from severe scoliosis and skeletal dysplasia, resulting in short...
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FREE jabs for teens

By Jessica Howard Moorabool teens will be offered free vaccines against a potentially deadly strain of meningococcal disease. Residents aged 15-19 who haven’t been vaccinated against...