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The inside out of health

By Caitlin Bewley (3rd Yr Swinburne Uni) Women are the focus of an evening dedicated to health, women’s health. Professional speakers will cover menopause and menstruation...

Potential risk to community – Council still in the dark

By Kate Taylor Bacchus Marsh will receive a truck load of contaminated soil every six minutes, 24-hours a day, seven days a week if...

It’s showtime

By Helen Tatchell It is only five more sleeps until the themed Autumn Festival in Ballan begins. Anyone can dress up and ‘celebrate local superheros’ on...

Not so simple to subdivide

By Kate Taylor A grazier’s application to subdivide his Pentland Hills property has been deferred by council. The request went up before the February 19...

Super festival is just two weeks ‘up, up and’ away

By Kate Taylor Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No… it’s a town full of people dressed in superhero costumes. This year, the...

Limited parking woes

By Caitlin Bewley (3rd Yr Swinburne Uni) Business owners in Ballan have raised their concerns with the one-hour parking along Inglis Street at their February Chamber...

Community voices concerns

By Kate Taylor It will only take a simple stroke of a pen for Labor’s Planning Minister to change the current Maddingley Brown Coal Category...

Be prepared to help

By Caitlin Bewley (3rd Yr Swinburne Uni) An idea derived by children will come to life at Ballan’s upcoming Autumn Festival, with all donations going to...

Still high chance of fire

The CFA is warning Victorians there is still potential risk of bushfires in coming months. Although weather conditions have improved, February and March are set...

Open for business

By Caitlin Bewley Parent company General Motors has retired the Holden name, but clients of the Bacchus Marsh dealership will see no changes for years...