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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...
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Tell him he’s dreaming

By Oliver Powell It was no souvenir that went ‘straight to the pool room’ for Christopher Castle, who chose to represent himself in the Bacchus...
If a tradesman unexpectedly appears at your door with an offer that sounds too good to be true, they may be a travelling con man. For more information, visit www.consumer.vic.gov.au/resources-and-tools/scams/travelling-con-men. Photo: Asphalt Concepts

Conmen on the prowl; beware

By Jessica Howard Bogus tradesmen are targeting Bacchus Marsh properties by offering dodgy asphalt laying services at a discounted rate. The posing tradesmen are believed...
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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...

Side-show continues

By Caitlin Bewley (1st Yr Swinburne Uni) A Love Close resident is known for his ram Jackie Chan; stripping down to orange underpants at a Moorabool...

Christopher Trotter Trial: Day two

By Jessica Howard Keith Foggin reported his alleged killer to police for theft just months before his disappearance, his mother and daughter have told a...

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...
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One punch ‘thug’ facing jail

By Jessica Howard A 22-year-old is facing jail time after a one punch attack that left a father-of-two unconscious. Craig Jones allegedly punched the victim in...
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Hoon drivers in Ballan

By Jessica Howard Ballan Police are urging residents to report hoon drivers in the area, after a number of reports of reckless behaviour on the...