Small term pain for long term gain

By Helen Tatchell Over $900,000 is being spent by council on a new look streetscape in Ballan, and despite some traders venting their annoyance, works...

A collection of works

By Helen Tatchell Born in India and a childhood spent in Uganda, East Africa, has strong memories for local Bacchus Marsh artist Anuradha (Anu) Patel...

Ground breaking recreation facility on the way

By Jessica Howard The construction of one of the biggest projects in Moorabool Shire is one step closer to commencing following an official turning of the sod last...

Jail for assault, alcohol and accidents

By Jessica Howard A Ballan woman who wrote off a Mercedes Benz before punching a police officer in the face will spend the next six-weeks...

Centenary March

By Helen Tatchell  ANZAC Day is always April 25, but the Sunday before in Bacchus Marsh is when the RSL hold their parade. Leaving the Bacchus...

Co-accused in Springbank murder jailed for 27 years

By Jessica Howard The man who tied Springbank war veteran Ken Handford to his own bed and left him to die after a brutal stabbing...
Geoff Howard amidst the major road works underway at Pykes Creek Bridge, Myrniong. Photo – Damien Wieland

Roadworks to improve the drive

By Jessica Howard The Pykes Creek Reservoir Bridge is well on its way to being significantly strengthened, thanks to a $4 million upgrade. Member for Buninyong,...
L-R: Bacchus Marsh Senior Vice-Captain Liam Mullen, Cobra's coach Travis Hodgson, Darley Coach Heath Scotland and Devil's Senior Captain Shane Page at the BFNL season launch. Photo - Helen Tatchell

Clash of the locals

By Todd Whelan 210 days is a long time in footy. But I can guarantee you one thing; the cross-town rivalry between BFL heavyweights Bacchus Marsh...
(L-R) Bill Lucas and Moorabool News’ sports writer Todd Whelan are ready to broadcast on Apple 98.5fm the local Bacchus Marsh and Darley football matches, starting with Round 1 this Saturday at Maddingley Park, featuring the 2017 grand final replay between the cross town rivals. Photo – Helen Tatchell

Footy on the airwaves

By Jessica Howard Cross town football rivals Darley and Bacchus Marsh will receive equal airtime on Apple 98.5fm this season. The community radio station will cover...
bald hill, moorabool shire council, jarrod bingham

Bald Hill potential increases

  By Kate Taylor There are now high hopes of developing Bald Hill into a popular area for outdoor activities. The March 7 council meeting heard that...