Plan ahead as buses replace trains

A 23-day period of construction on the Ballarat Line Upgrade has begun, with passengers reminded to plan ahead as coaches replace trains. Crews will work...

Bees must keep buzzing

By Meg Kennedy “Bees do not depend on us; our existence, however, depends on bees” With Spring fully emerged, bees are going about their business pollinating...

Hearing continues in County Court

By Meg Kennedy A Darley man who allegedly raped and held a woman captive, will appear for a Directions Hearing in the County Court later...

Spotlight on crime prevention

The Jonathan Drive Public Lighting Project has received funding from the State government, to the tune of $99,000. Member for Melton Steve McGhie MP announced...

One more strike toward jail

By Caitlin Bewley (2nd Yr Swinburne Uni) A Gordon man is facing a period off the road after a second driving offence within an 18-month period....

Councillor speaks out, of turn

By Helen Tatchell Summer is around the corner and one Moorabool councillor has confirmed that the Bacchus Marsh community could be cooling off in a...

Music in the highlands

Blackwood Hall is set to be infused with music from around the globe for a family-friendly event this month. Local musician Cat Moser, of folk...

Moorabool weighs in

By Meg Kennedy Alarming statistics have pointed to Moorabool as one of the most overweight local government areas in Victoria. A new study by Victoria University...

Spreading sustainability

By Meg Kennedy With recent concern around the environment, a local author has penned a guide to living sustainably. Ballan author Liz O’Dwyer will present a...

Such is life

By Caitlin Bewley (2nd Yr Swinburne Uni) A 46-year-old man who was worried about the well-being of his wife unintentionally dobbed himself into police and faced...