MORE PETROL THEFTS

Can you identify these men? At approximately 6.36pm on 04/06/2017 a male driving a silver Toyota Camry bearing stolen plates WQC816 was involved...

Man steals alcohol

At approximately 7.40pm on 26/05/2017 the pictured male entered the Darley IGA liquor store & stole a bottle of alcohol. When confronted by staff,...

Can do two things at once

By Kate Taylor Moorabool Shire Council’s Michelle Richards has won the 2017 Australian Local Government Women's Association's Bursary Award. She’s been at council for five years,...

Sex Appeal Abandoned

By Jessica Howard Ronald Van Dorp has abandoned an appeal against his sexual assault charges. The 55-year-old was convicted of sexually assaulting over 20 women and...

Born again bikes

By Kate Taylor It’s a morning so cold that you can see the fog of your breath before you and still, the chink of a...

Refugees are a reality

By Jessica Howard As National Refugee Week fast approaches, local Ballan residents welcome migrant families with open arms. Lloyd Lamb, member of the Ballan Refugee Realities...
Nicholas pictured with Minister James Merlino and Dave Hughes. Photo - ESTA

Boy dials 000, saves mum

By Kate Taylor It’s time for the annual Junior Triple Zero (000) Heroes awards and for one of the special recipients this year, it...

Christopher Trotter Trial: Day two

By Jessica Howard Keith Foggin reported his alleged killer to police for theft just months before his disappearance, his mother and daughter have told a...

Council admits rates overcharge

By Kate Taylor It’s taken twenty-two years, but a man overcharged a total of $14,000 on his rates notice has finally been refunded by Moorabool...

Christopher Trotter Trial: Day one

By Jessica Howard  The Bacchus Marsh man accused of murdering 46-year-old Keith Foggin was the victim’s mechanic for three-years prior to his disappearance, a court...