It’s been a good ride…off the sheep’s back

By Meg Kennedy An iconic Ballan business will see a change of hands this New Year. Rodney and Wendy Harrison have been operating The Skin Inn...

Trees to be pruned

Minor commuting delays will be experienced this week and next, but it is not the trains. Moorabool Shire Council are undertaking aerial inspections and tree...

Position filled

By Kate Taylor Lawry Borgelt from Myrniong is Moorabool Shire Council’s newest councillor. He won the Woodlands Ward by-election with an absolute majority in the first...

Police swarm house

By Helen Tatchell An alleged siege with reports of guns and explosives saw emergency services, heavily armed police and the dog squad promptly attend a...

Streets ahead

By Meg Kennedy After almost two-years of work, Ballan’s Inglis street upgrade is finally complete. The finished streetscape was officially opened on Tuesday, 17 December by...

Firebug wanted

By Helen Tatchell Detectives from Moorabool Crime Investigation Unit are investigating a series of grass fires which occurred in Bacchus Marsh and surrounds on the...

Feminine feline tailor-made

By Meg Kennedy A young Bacchus Marsh performer will take the main stage in a new performance of the musical CATS. A fresh new interpretation of...

Fire season is here

By Helen Tatchell A bushfire with enormous potential to destruct a large part of the Moorabool region saw a Watch and Act issued via the...

Emergency warning: Be prepared to beat the heat

Ambulance Victoria is urging the community to take precautions against dehydration and other heat related conditions as temperatures are set to soar today. Ambulance Victoria’s...

Aiming to keep ‘unity in community’

By Helen Tatchell Dwindling health services may seem like the ‘end is nigh’, but in fact it is the complete opposite as a New Year...