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Tigers, ‘you’re gonna hear them roar’

By Meg Kennedy Entering footy finals are exciting enough, but for Springbank Football Netball Club there is even more cause for celebration. The club’s ten-teams are...

Winter is the weather for soup

‘Souper’ Tuesday has become an annual winter tradition in Ballan. For the fourth year in a row, Opportunity on Inglis is providing free soup...

Picked project progressing

By Meg Kennedy A shed is not often considered the most exciting of buildings, but one currently under construction may have life-saving outcomes. Representatives from community...

100-birthday wishes

By Meg Kennedy It could be hard to believe that just three years ago the future of Ballan RSL was uncertain. But the local Returned Services...

Caring for our aged

In the past, media reports nationally paint a disturbing picture about Aged Care workers, but it is a lot brighter closer to home. Aged Care...

Jumping hurdles in career

By Meg Kennedy A young rider’s next venture is set to appear on television screens. The 2019 ‘Jumping Young Rider of the Year’ award recipient and...

Tammy takes opportunity

By Meg Kennedy A local volunteer has celebrated her decades-long commitment to helping the Bacchus Marsh community. Tammy Gillespie, a fifth-generation Bacchus Mash resident, recently celebrated...

Like yourself – it’s all about you

By Meg Kennedy In an age of social media, the issue of body image has become even more topical among young people. The Butterfly Foundation reported...

Top notch new technology

A new $8 million STEM centre is set to prepare Bacchus Marsh College students for the technology age. Minister for Education James Merlino and Member...

Improving river health

By Meg Kennedy Thousands of native plants are set to be planted across East Moorabool river, making part of a project to improve the native...