No licence, no worries – drive to bank anyway

By Caitlin Bewley (2nd Yr Swinburne Uni) A man showed remorse when he appeared before Magistrate Alan Spillane in the Bacchus Marsh Magistrate’s court on Friday...

Abbey kicks off ‘World of Difference’ tour

By Meg Kennedy Young Bacchus Marsh business owner Abbey Kick is trading salon clippers for shovels and school supplies. The 24-year old recipient of the 2017...

Saleyards venture into new era

By Meg Kennedy It’s the end of an era for local Ballan Elders stock agent Bernie Shanahan, following the closure of the Ballarat Saleyards in...

Stage-2 new streetscape works commence in Ballan

By Meg Kennedy The makeover of Ballan’s town centre is now underway, with new bench seats and car spaces the biggest additions to Inglis...

Gordon residents pull media stunt to get attention

By Helen Tatchell “I can confirm there will only be three trees removed, none of them in the main street, and 22 trees will be planted.” -...

EXCLUSIVE – Golf club future below par

By Helen Tatchell On 23 April 1907 the Bacchus Marsh Golf Club was formed. 111-years later on Monday 10 December 2018, the club was looking...

Plan your train travel this week

There is a nine-day construction blitz on the Ballarat Line Upgrade requiring trains to be replaced by coaches. Regional Rail Revival Director Mark Havryluk is...

Alcohol behind family violence

By Caitlin Bewley (1st Year Swinburne Uni) Remorse was evident from a woman’s demeanour in the Bacchus Marsh Magistrates Court November 16, crying silent sobs as...

Book in to be a curious creature

An initiative to get kids reading is returning to Moorabool libraries this Summer. The national Summer Reading Club is returning to Moorabool Shire Libraries, and...

Remembering the tunes of yesteryear

By Meg Kennedy Putting their art on vinyl is hopefully ‘music to the ears’ for fans of a local folk music duo. Cat and Clint comprises...