Firewood season draws to close

It may be a rush to pick up your wood in the next few days, as Forest Fire Management Victoria has announced the Autumn...

CEO gives notice

By Kate Taylor After eight years at the helm, Moorabool Shire Council CEO Rob Croxford has announced that he will retire before the end of...

Trying to kick goals with football in pants

By Caitlin Bewley (Work Exp – Swinburne Uni) The Bacchus Marsh Magistrates Court was silent as multiple charges against a young Bacchus Marsh man were read...

Pollie gives a crap

By Carol Saffer What sort of present do you take to a 150th birthday celebration? State Member for Macedon Mary-Anne Thomas took $500,000 to the residents...

Art in the dark

By Carol Saffer Ballan businesses and shops on Inglis Street will turn their windows into showcases of light and colour from dusk to dark during...

‘Tree’mendous plantings

Responsible for the management and maintenance of over 18,000 urban and reserves trees, Moorabool Council has committed an ongoing $100,000 for the planting of...

Want to be a bird watcher?

By Helen Tatchell The Wombat State Forest is home to many creatures, great and small, but it is one particular small creature that Monash University...
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A backyard is all you need

By Carol Saffer Australia currently generates 7.6 million tonnes of food waste every year. With urban agriculture on the rise, one low cost way to divert...

Teenager in national play-offs

By Helen Tatchell At just 14-years of age, Zali Ward spends up to four days a week travelling to Melbourne to attend an array of...

Local stars shine at the MCG

By Todd Whelan Interleague – Ballarat v Goulburn Valley THE Ballarat Football League were brave on the game’s biggest stage but overrun late, falling short of...