Disunited Church

By Meg Kennedy The congregation of a local church should be celebrating its 160th anniversary but are instead, protesting the church’s abrupt sale. The community of...

BFL Season Launched

By Helen Tatchell As the autumn leaves change colour and drop from the trees, it can only mean one thing……football and netball is back for...

Appeal for tin rattlers

By Meg Kennedy After raising a record amount last year, the Bacchus Marsh Lions Club are again seeking volunteers to help collect money for the...

Fungi, more than just mushrooms

By Meg Kennedy It may be crushed under our feet and not given a second glance, but a local expert’s new book explores why fungi...

Footy season starts Saturday – Darley

By Todd Whelan Sure, 2019 deserves a clean slate but there are two lingering statistics that can't be ignored when Darley hosts Sunbury in the...

Footy season starts Saturday – Bacchus Marsh Cobras

By Todd Whelan Bacchus Marsh face the toughest test of all BFNL clubs in their opening three rounds against North Ballarat City (away), Darley (away)...

Art through her eyes

By Meg Kennedy A local art exhibition framing gender equality has been extended for this month. The ‘Through Her Eyes’ exhibit, currently held at the Lerderderg...

Thieves steal livelihood

By Helen Tatchell It has taken Lachlan Dear 15-years to build a business, and 15-minutes for thieves to destroy it. The Blackwood resident and his family...

Money for action

By Meg Kennedy A local drug action group has received a boost to help the Moorabool community combat alcohol and drug addiction. Moorabool Drug Action Group...

Jail for supermarket thief

By Caitlin Bewley (2nd Yr Swinburne Uni) Over one thousand dollars-worth of goods stolen from various grocery stores saw a man appear in the Bacchus Marsh...