P-plater caught driving V8 and trafficking drugs

By Caitlin Bewley (1st Yr Swinburne Uni) “All actions have consequences”, a young Bacchus Marsh man was told by the magistrate in the Bacchus Marsh court,...

Achieving in agriculture

By Carol Saffer Ballan local business owner Vicki Sher has attended the Women in Agriculture Luncheon at the Royal Melbourne Show for the past five...

A VFL premiership player

By Meg Kennedy Bacchus Marsh may still be celebrating local AFL Eagles player Liam Duggan’s premiership win, but another iconic footy player and former resident...

Top of his game

By Declan Allen Bacchus Marsh Soccer Whilst Usain Bolt is playing soccer in New South Wales and attracting a fair bit of attention from international clubs,...

Sports bonanza

By Helen Tatchell With only one week left of his political career, Geoff Howard has made a significant ‘last hurrah’ announcement for Moorabool, as he...

Local flora a spectacular sight

By Meg Kennedy What unique Australian plant looks straight from the set of Jurassic Park, and was once used to create everything from spears, to...

Are you ready to react, plan and survive?

Do you know what to do in the case of a fire? Want to put your skills to practice? The CFA has been trialling new...

Amen to church

By Carol Saffer The white weatherboard All Saints Anglican Church standing on a hill in Blackwood since 1865 has been sold and deconsecrated. The church set...

Adopt a kitten is in season

By Carol Saffer Spring, the season of re-birth awakening after Winter, used to be the clearly defined time of the year known as kitten season. While...

Let there be light

By Meg Kennedy The current oval light poles at Ballan Recreation Reserve came from Pentridge Prison, so a grant for new lighting announced by the...