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Bacchus Marsh teacher accused of sexual assault in court

A Bacchus Marsh College teacher accused of sexually assaulting two students has appeared in Ballarat Magistrate’s Court, supported by family and staff members of...
Bacchus Marsh Magistrates' Court Photo - Magistrates' Court of Victoria

Court safer to attend

By Jessica Howard Security at Bacchus Marsh Magistrate’s Court has been tightened, with handheld scanning wands, roving patrols and escort services for vulnerable people.  The security...

Imposter escapes maximum penalty

By Jessica Howard A police enthusiast found in possession of a fabricated Victoria Police identification badge has avoided jail time.  Christopher Jordan created the badge...

Illegal slingshots seized at Ballan Night Market

By Jessica Howard A man selling sling shots illegally at a Ballan night market could face up to two years’ imprisonment. Ballan Police discovered the...

Travelling salesman home invasion

By Jessica Howard Moorabool CIU are searching for a suspect in a home invasion that occurred in Daylesford last month. An unknown male attended...
CCTV shows two males loitering around the Ballan Recreation Reserve at around 3:20am-4am on Tuesday (December 19)

Thieves in hot water

By Jessica Howard Two recreational facilities in Ballan have been left without water following the theft of a meter and two hot water units. The Ballan Recreation...

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...