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Students for sustainability

By Meg Kennedy A local primary school has made a small difference for sustainable energy. Over the last 12-months, senior students at Gordon Primary School have...

Royal acknowledgment

By Meg Kennedy A Bacchus Marsh resident received recognition at the 2019 Royal Melbourne Show for her tapestry works last month. Born locally, 86-year-old Alison Cumming...

100-years of living

By Meg Kennedy He cheekily replied that ‘he wouldn’t tell anyone’ where a 70-year old Darley Football club senior premiership flag had been hiding for...

For crying out loud

By Meg Kennedy The role of town crier dates back centuries. In Medieval Europe, town criers were the means of communication for notices such as proclamations...

Disengaged facilities

By Meg Kennedy It was one of former Woodlands Ward Councillor Pat Toohey's last advocations before his recent passing; but there are no signs the...

Keep abreast of your health

By Meg Kennedy Ballan has become tickled pink, with Pink Up Ballan well underway across the town and surrounds. Event organiser is Moorabool’s 2019 Citizen...

Pigs must have ID

With African Swine Fever recently reaching Timor-Leste, and just under three months before the festive season, pig owners are reminded that every property where...

Best foot, or pedal, forward

Gordon Primary School students recently walked, rode and scooted to and from school as part of ‘Walk to School’ week earlier this month. Principal Russel...

Last chance to enrol

Eligible residents and ratepayers are being urged to enrol to vote for the upcoming Moorabool Shire Council, Woodlands Ward by‑election before it’s too late. ...

A stitch back in time

By Meg Kennedy Residents of aged care facilities throughout Bacchus Marsh are now a bit more colourful and cosier, thanks to a local quilting group. Bacchus...