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Councillor involved in stalking matter

By Caitlin Bewley (1st Yr Swinburne Uni) No love was close in the Bacchus Marsh court as a Moorabool councillor sought an intervention order against a...

Lo trial begins

By Meg Kennedy Accused murderer Yu Tung ‘Tracey’ Lo had text messaged friends on her phone that she planned “to kill someone”, the Supreme Court...

Trying to kick goals with football in pants

By Caitlin Bewley (Work Exp – Swinburne Uni) The Bacchus Marsh Magistrates Court was silent as multiple charges against a young Bacchus Marsh man were read...

Jail for assault, alcohol and accidents

By Jessica Howard A Ballan woman who wrote off a Mercedes Benz before punching a police officer in the face will spend the next six-weeks...

Co-accused in Springbank murder jailed for 27 years

By Jessica Howard The man who tied Springbank war veteran Ken Handford to his own bed and left him to die after a brutal stabbing...
Bacchus Marsh Police Constable, Cameron Granland with the new Moorabool Eyewatch Facebook page, which was launched on March 5. Photo – Jessica Howard

Police launch Eyewatch

By Jessica Howard A new Facebook page has been created to help connect local police with the community. Eyewatch provides updates from the Moorabool policing...
Inset or main - BM Soccer Club players show their distaste after their clubrooms were robbed and vandalised. Photo – Pat Scamangas

Heartless theft

By Jessica Howard Callous thieves have stolen a life-saving heart machine from the Bacchus Marsh Soccer Club. The defibrillator was stolen from the Scorpion’s clubrooms...
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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...
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...

More time for crime

By Jessica Howard The man who murdered Springbank war veteran Ken Handford has had eight years added to his sentence by Victoria’s Court of Appeal. Jonathon Jeffrey...