Death on horror road

A truck driver has lost his life in an accident at Parwan last Monday, 25 March. Investigators believe the driver was travelling north along Geelong-Bacchus...

Getting the clan back together

By Jane Gardner Music festivals can conjure up all sorts of pre-conceived ideas – not all of them good. But there was one music festival...

Paramedic upgrades her life saving skills

By Kate Taylor Leonie Ireland is one of those lucky people that gets to do a job that they love. She doesn’t quite get to...

Son to face court with father

By Caitlin Bewley (2nd Yr Swinburne Uni) An alleged assault on CFA volunteers saw a 22-year-old father of two front court for the second time, after...

A gallery for art

By Helen Tatchell There was a simple solution to what to do with an obsolete wood working room at the Ballan Community House, make it...

Little Aths – Championship Day

The Bacchus Marsh Little Athletic Centre celebrated the end of season on Saturday with their Championship Day. The weather definitely put the athletes to the...

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, The committee for the Ballan Autumn Festival would like to express their grateful appreciation and thanks for the support, sponsorship and attendance of...

Lin bows out

By Meg Kennedy For over 35-years she has been the first face to greet visitors at St Brigid’s Primary School, but Lin Bowers will soon...

Pony club course upgraded

By Helen Tatchell Earthworks and a redevelopment of the grounds at the BMRRR has seen some big changes, but for the better. The local pony club...

Sporting precinct takes shape

By Helen Tatchell It is the largest new sporting infrastructure project ever to be undertaken by Moorabool Council and the landscape is changing every day...