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In the interim, another CEO

By Kate Taylor The Ballan District Health and Care Board has appointed one of its own as a new interim CEO. Volunteer Board member Rowena...

Craft for a cause

A local crafting group in Bacchus Marsh has donated more than 150 pouches to Wildlife Victoria for injured animals. Crafting for a Cause, comprised of...

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...

It was a good Friday

By Meg Kennedy Bacchus Marsh Lion’s Club has broken last year’s record for the Royal Children’s Hospital Good Friday Appeal donations, with tin-rattlers collecting more...

Can do two things at once

Balancing studies is one thing, but for Bacchus Marsh resident Anna Kelly it has been a game of juggling university whilst being one of...

Knit one….it’s a pearler

By Meg Kennedy Ballan’s main street is set to transform into an array of winter fuzzies for the next few months. The former ‘Black Nite...

Wildlife watch over trees

Native sculptures are the symbolic guardians of trees planted by local school children. Created by local sculptor Mellissa Beatty, the three kangaroos were installed near...

Switched on energy

By Meg Kennedy A local community group has ‘switched on’ to cheaper and renewable electricity usage, thanks to a grant from a nearby wind farm. Ballan...

Handler goes national

By Meg Kennedy A young Bacchus Marsh horsewoman was awarded one of the top-spots at a prestigious national championship event in South Australia last month. Mallory...

Complex rating system

By Kate Taylor It’s that time of year again, when ratepayers try to understand how the amount they pay in rates will be affected...