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...

…in with the new

By Helen Tatchell It is official, a new Moorabool Shire Council CEO has signed his contract for the next five years, witnessed by Mayor Paul...

MISSING – Where is Albie?

By Helen Tatchell Albert ‘Albie’ Smith was due to go home the morning he walked out of the Ballan Aged Care facility and is still...

Book History Week in

By Carol Saffer As History Week approaches, Ballan Shire Historical Society is taking part by holding an open day at the Ballan Court House in...

Big bucks in the purse

By Helen Tatchell The State election is still two-months away and the promises are now starting to roll in. With the masterplan in place and Stage...