Mady Gay is ready to rock her PAHQ audition for ‘We Will Rock You'. Photo - PAHQ

Do you rock?

By Jessica Howard Aspiring rock gods are being called to audition for a role in the Performing Arts Headquarters’ annual stage show. We Will Rock...
Bacchus Marsh Grammar Team - Youth of the Year 2018 (L-R) Teacher Debra Ogston and students Laura Knauer, Jessica Ewert, Juulke Castelijn.  Jessica Ewert won the overall ‘Youth of the Year -2018’ title. Teacher Mr Tori Mulligan with students: Danielle Kirwan, Frank Horrocks and Amelia Mahon. Amelia Mahon won the ‘Public Speaking Award’

Youths vie for awards

By Jessica Howard Bacchus Marsh Grammar student Jessica Ewert is this year’s Lions Club Youth of the Year. The 18-year-old VCE student was awarded the...
Member for Buninyong Geoff Howard was with Moorabool Mayor Paul Tatchell and (L-R) Shannon McGowan (YAG), Jasmin Crampton (YAG), and Damon and Illana at the announcement of funding for Studio 22. Photo – Helen Tatchell

Engage at Studio 22

By Kate Taylor It’s an engagement worth $125,000, and local young people are set to benefit from it. The State Government’s Engage! 2018-20 program has given...

Explosion in Maddingley

By Jessica Howard UPDATE 8:25am The gas leak located in the vicinity of Osborne Street, Maddingley was identified by authorities at around 10:30pm last night. The...

More time for crime

By Jessica Howard The man who murdered Springbank war veteran Ken Handford has had eight years added to his sentence by Victoria’s Court of Appeal. Jonathon Jeffrey...
Photo - Helen Tatchell

Exciting changes ahead

By Jessica Howard Moorabool Shire mayor Paul Tatchell is excited about stage one of Ballan’s streetscape works. While the development of the plan for central Inglis...

Attacking fires from the air

By Jessica Howard Moorabool has been in good hands this summer, with a firefighting helicopter based at the Bacchus Marsh Airfield. The Helitack 345...

Lerderderg vandals leave behind clues at scene of crime

By Jessica Howard Vandals who damaged several large trees at the Lerderderg State Park have left behind identifying evidence. Brandon Traynor, an avid camper who runs...

8-years jail for drunk driver

By Jessica Howard The Kuranjang man who was three times (0.20 per cent) over the legal alcohol limit (0.05 per cent) when his car spun...
The crash scene. Picture: Kate Healy, The Ballarat Courier

Teenager pleads guilty over police chase crash that killed Ballarat girl

By Erin Williams - The Ballarat Courier A teenage boy has pleaded guilty to culpable driving causing death over a horror crash during a...