WANTED – police need public assistance

Police are appealing for public assistance to help locate 34-year-old Danielle Parkinson. A warrant has been issued for Parkinson’s arrest for Multiple driving matters...

Man ‘finds’ stolen car in his driveway, with the keys in it

By Caitlin Bewley (2nd Yr Swinburne Uni) Possession of illegal firearms had a man appear before Magistrate Ron Saines in the Bacchus Marsh Magistrate’s court on...

Book re-opens on history

By Helen Tatchell “The importance of Historical Societies in a community cannot be over emphasised. They provide a link with the past by recording history ...

Considering painting the town pink

By Meg Kennedy The main street of Ballan may currently be covered in winter woollies, but a different splash of colour is possibly on the...

Only pee and poo down the loo

Although some wipes – such as make-up and baby wipes – may be labelled as ‘flushable’, Central Highlands Water has warned customers that there...

In the interim, another CEO

By Kate Taylor The Ballan District Health and Care Board has appointed one of its own as a new interim CEO. Volunteer Board member Rowena...

Craft for a cause

A local crafting group in Bacchus Marsh has donated more than 150 pouches to Wildlife Victoria for injured animals. Crafting for a Cause, comprised of...

Shot in arm could save you

By Meg Kennedy Moorabool residents are being urged to get their flu shot and practise good hygiene, following what is predicted to be one of...

It was a good Friday

By Meg Kennedy Bacchus Marsh Lion’s Club has broken last year’s record for the Royal Children’s Hospital Good Friday Appeal donations, with tin-rattlers collecting more...

Can do two things at once

Balancing studies is one thing, but for Bacchus Marsh resident Anna Kelly it has been a game of juggling university whilst being one of...