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Mady Gay is ready to rock her PAHQ audition for ‘We Will Rock You'. Photo - PAHQ

Do you rock?

By Jessica Howard Aspiring rock gods are being called to audition for a role in the Performing Arts Headquarters’ annual stage show. We Will Rock...
Bacchus Marsh Grammar Team - Youth of the Year 2018 (L-R) Teacher Debra Ogston and students Laura Knauer, Jessica Ewert, Juulke Castelijn.  Jessica Ewert won the overall ‘Youth of the Year -2018’ title. Teacher Mr Tori Mulligan with students: Danielle Kirwan, Frank Horrocks and Amelia Mahon. Amelia Mahon won the ‘Public Speaking Award’

Youths vie for awards

By Jessica Howard Bacchus Marsh Grammar student Jessica Ewert is this year’s Lions Club Youth of the Year. The 18-year-old VCE student was awarded the...
Member for Buninyong Geoff Howard was with Moorabool Mayor Paul Tatchell and (L-R) Shannon McGowan (YAG), Jasmin Crampton (YAG), and Damon and Illana at the announcement of funding for Studio 22. Photo – Helen Tatchell

Engage at Studio 22

By Kate Taylor It’s an engagement worth $125,000, and local young people are set to benefit from it. The State Government’s Engage! 2018-20 program has given...

Explosion in Maddingley

By Jessica Howard UPDATE 8:25am The gas leak located in the vicinity of Osborne Street, Maddingley was identified by authorities at around 10:30pm last night. The...
Photo - Helen Tatchell

Exciting changes ahead

By Jessica Howard Moorabool Shire mayor Paul Tatchell is excited about stage one of Ballan’s streetscape works. While the development of the plan for central Inglis...

Attacking fires from the air

By Jessica Howard Moorabool has been in good hands this summer, with a firefighting helicopter based at the Bacchus Marsh Airfield. The Helitack 345...
Polo is fast and furious with plenty of action – Greg Keyte (white) in action on Australia Day at Yaloak, as they prepare for the big Cup match this Sunday (11 Feb). Photo – Helen Tatchell

Fast paced sport

By Jessica Howard Punters, ponies and porsches will be part of this year’s Colliers International Ballarat Polo Cup. The tournament, held at the Yaloak Polo Club...

Who are these men?

By Jessica Howard The Bacchus Marsh and District Historical Society is looking to identify a group of footballers in a photo dating back to...

VicRoads to consult on Gisborne Road and Holts Lane intersection

By Jessica Howard Local residents will have a chance to have their say on the safety and traffic flow at the busy intersection of...
Bernie and Asha Shanahan (rear centre) have taken over an iconic business in Ballan, 25-years after founders (L-R) Peter Nolan and Lloyd Robertson opened the doors. Photo – Helen Tatchell

New elders take over landmark business

By Jessica Howard After 25-years, the owners of Crossroads Trading in Ballan are hanging up their boots. Lloyd Robertson and Peter Nolan purchased the Old...