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Fury over illegally lit fires

By Jessica Howard Members of the Bacchus Marsh Fire Brigade’s Group are fuming over the number of illegally lit fires during the fire danger period. Deputy...

Search for driver travelling wrong direction on freeway

Police are searching for the driver of a four-wheel drive that caused a serious crash after it drove into oncoming traffic at Pentland Hills...
The Bacchus Marsh Lions Club's Cash a Can trailer, which was stolen over the second weekend of December Photo - Bacchus Marsh Lions Club

Thieves target charity

The Bacchus Marsh Lions Club is reeling after thieves stole their Cash a Can trailer over the weekend. Heartless thieves broke into the Moorabool...

Son stabs father – appears in court

By Jessica Howard  A Greendale man who allegedly tried to kill his father with a knife will remain in custody following a brief appearance in...

VANDALS destroy 100-year old trees

Five magnificent trees, some more than 100-years-old, have been illegally cut down in an act of vandalism at Lerderderg State Park. Parks Victoria is working...

Police hunt cigarette thieves

Police are seeking to identify two men in relation to the theft of over $1,400 worth of cigarettes. The males attended Foodworks Supermarket in...
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WOOL THEFT ARREST

Police have arrested a man following an investigation into a series of alleged wool thefts in Melbourne earlier this year. A 47-year-old man from Bacchus...
The damaged oak tree located at Maddingley Park Picture - Supplied

Deliberate act

By Jessica Howard Vandals have spent the eve of a recent public holiday hacking down an oak tree at Maddingley Park. The tree, located along...

One bad apple spoils the bunch

By Jessica Howard An opportunistic roadside vendor has been fined for the second time in two years for using public land to illegally sell fruit...
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Mother of murdered Bacchus Marsh man speaks in court

By Jessica Howard The mother of Paul Hogan found out about her son’s brutal murder while watching the 11:30am news, a court has heard.  A...