Fury over illegally lit fires

By Jessica Howard Members of the Bacchus Marsh Fire Brigade’s Group are fuming over the number of illegally lit fires during the fire danger period. Deputy...
Bruce Carboon inside the ANA building with the Honour board Photo – Jessica Howard

Let’s keep history alive

By Jessica Howard Local historians are seeking information on Honour Boards and memorials relating to those who served in the First World War. The information...

BUYER BEWARE – Public warning

Public warning notice – Solar Orb Pty Ltd Consumer Affairs Victoria is urging consumers to exercise caution when purchasing solar panels and other solar related...

Search for driver travelling wrong direction on freeway

Police are searching for the driver of a four-wheel drive that caused a serious crash after it drove into oncoming traffic at Pentland Hills...

V/Line commuters impacted by heat restrictions

By Jessica Howard Passengers travelling on the Ballarat-Melbourne V/Line train will be impacted by heat speed restrictions until later this evening. The restrictions will...

Property clean-ups continue

By Kate Taylor Twenty-five residents in Moorabool will be sent a bill for the work that contractors have been sent by council to do. The residents...

The hall is alive with the sounds of music

By Jessica Howard ‘Tis the season for the Moorabool Light Orchestra to perform its annual festive concert. ‘Sounds of the Season’ will this year feature...
The Bacchus Marsh Lions Club's Cash a Can trailer, which was stolen over the second weekend of December Photo - Bacchus Marsh Lions Club

Thieves target charity

The Bacchus Marsh Lions Club is reeling after thieves stole their Cash a Can trailer over the weekend. Heartless thieves broke into the Moorabool...
Member for Buninyong Geoff Howard helps bake some biscuits in the new kitchen. Photo – BDH&C

This kitchen rules

By Jessica Howard The number of meals made out of the Ballan District Health and Care kitchen has been doubled. Recent renovations saw the installation...
Gentlemen, start your engines! - (L-R) Stuart Hocking and Steve Grinstead with their cars showing support for a motoring complex/hub at the defunct CFA training college at Fiskville. Photo – Helen Tatchell

Fiskfille flagged

By Kate Taylor There’s new drive behind the quest to have a motorsport complex built at the now-abandoned Fiskville CFA training academy. Members of the Ballarat...