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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...

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...

Blitz completed

By Meg Kennedy The Ballarat train line is up-and-running again, after a 23-day work blitz throughout November. Services returned to the Ballarat line on Monday, 2...

Mate gives mate broken bones

By Caitlin Bewley (2nd Yr Swinburne Uni) A game of ‘chicken’ on a main road between two friends, may have stretched the friendship after one received...

History for sale

By Meg Kennedy Another historical building in Moorabool is on the market – this time in the main street of Ballan. The Old Post and Telegraph...

A ton of bags

By Meg Kennedy Women across the country who are experiencing homelessness will be aided by the donations from Ballan locals this Christmas. Resident Natalie Tingate...

Slower pace planned

By Helen Tatchell A letter is on its way to Vicroads from Moorabool Council as they plan to apply to permanently reduce the speed limit...

New opportunity

By Meg Kennedy The popular Steptoes Op-Shop in Ballan is set to change hands in 2021. Ballan Lioness Club President Fred Moore confirmed to the Moorabool...

Deployment to relieve fire-fighters

By Meg Kennedy Although the bushfires in New South Wales and Queensland seem far away, our local fire brigades are currently on the frontlines. Members from...

The finer things

By Meg Kennedy Pesky library fees can easily add up, but an annual drive by Moorabool Libraries aims to help make a difference in the...