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Kristie Seketa – MSC Regional Library Officer with the new look library van. Photo – Helen Tatchell

New book look

By Jessica Howard Moorabool’s rural library van is sporting a colourful new look. The mobile library service was recently rebranded with an external paint job by...
Darwin, the groups mascot guards all the rubbish collected. Photo – Marika Ley

The best friends

Next time you sit under a shady tree or enjoy a nice scenic walk along a river track, take a moment to think who...

Dunn’s town promotes heritage

By Meg Kennedy You could easily mistake the rolling hills and (usual) greenery of Dunnstown for somewhere in Ireland. But it’s not just the landscape...

Stage-2 new streetscape works commence in Ballan

By Meg Kennedy The makeover of Ballan’s town centre is now underway, with new bench seats and car spaces the biggest additions to Inglis...

Christmas lunch is on us!

By Meg Kennedy A well-known face in Moorabool will be holding a Christmas lunch for those who are less fortunate to hold their own or...
Member for Buninyong Geoff Howard helps bake some biscuits in the new kitchen. Photo – BDH&C

This kitchen rules

By Jessica Howard The number of meals made out of the Ballan District Health and Care kitchen has been doubled. Recent renovations saw the installation...

TrailRider allows everyone to experience the bush

By Meg Kennedy The word ‘Sherpa’ may evoke images of the chilling, unforgiving extremes of the Himalayas; but a program that creates accessibility for everyone...
Brothers Clancy and Banjo Luke were presented with Captain Koala Honorary Firefighter certificates by Ballan Fire Brigade Captain Kaine Myers and CFA Operations Officer Chris Bigham. The boys are pictured with Captain Koala. Photo – Helen Tatchell

Hero duo bro’s

By Jessica Howard Two young brothers have been hailed heroes after they alerted authorities to a fire at the Ballan Primary School gymnasium. Banjo and Clancy...
Millrose Quilting & Gallery owner Sue Bartleman is ready for the upcoming Liberty exhibition. Photo – Jessica Howard

Liberty sew good

By Kate Taylor Stunning Liberty fabrics will be on display this week, as the Ballan Red Cross Branch and Millrose Quilting & Gallery present the...

Healthy new build for Marsh

By Meg Kennedy A bigger and better ambulance hub that will allow Bacchus March paramedics the space they need to respond to emergencies has officially...