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Farm equipment stolen

Ballan police say unknown offenders forced entry into a large farming shed in Bunding overnight between October 19 and October 20. A tractor with a...

Alcohol thieves strike

Who are these thieves? Bacchus Marsh police are investigating a theft at a local business in Main Street Bacchus Marsh. An unidentified male and female...
Ken Handford and his grandson Photo - sumbitted

Family seeks justice

By Jessica Howard The family of murdered war veteran Ken Handford was gut wrenched when the convicted killer received a considerable discount on his jail...

“Sorry”, court hears

By Caitlin Bewley (3rd Yr Swinburne Uni) A man has apologised to the court after appearing before Magistrate Tom Barrett for a single charge of...

Driver warned of car loss

By Lachlan Ellis A Bacchus Marsh man has copped a fine for driving while suspended, with the Magistrate warning that further speeding could mean more...

Drunken flasher bailed

By Caitlin Bewley (2nd Yr Swinburne Uni) A desire to urinate and expose his private parts to the public has seen a Bacchus Marsh man appear...

Murderer sentenced

By Meg Kennedy She never pulled the trigger, but Hong Kong national Yu Tung Lo will spend the next two-decades behind bars for the murder...

Speed, but not over the limit

By Lachlan Ellis A 32-year-old man facing a charge of drug possession and two driving charges entered a guilty plea at the Bacchus Marsh Magistrates...

Man prefers ‘best friend’ over girlfriend

By Caitlin Bewley (1st Yr Swinburne Uni) A woman has learned a valuable lesson; a dog is man’s best friend, after harassing her then boyfriend...

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...