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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...

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...

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...

Driver uses stolen plates “found in creek”

By Caitlin Bewley (1st Yr Swinburne Uni) Multiple driving offences saw a now Western Australian man face over $5000 worth of fines. Sean Wyllie, an interstate truck...
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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...

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...

Man steals alcohol

At approximately 7.40pm on 26/05/2017 the pictured male entered the Darley IGA liquor store & stole a bottle of alcohol. When confronted by staff,...

Avenue fatality

By Jessica Howard A Bacchus Marsh man has fronted court following a fatal crash in the Bacchus Marsh Avenue of Honour. Paul Smith appeared in the...
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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...

Murderer sentenced with a concession

By Jessica Howard The man who murdered Springbank war veteran Ken Handford has been jailed for 16 years. Jonathan Jeffery Cooper broke into Mr Handford’s home...