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Head of the Lake to be contended this weekend

Good luck to all those rowers competing in this year's BAS Head of the Lake. It's on this Sunday at Lake Wendouree. Ballarat Clarendon College are hoping to back up last year's win in the Boys Division...

Relay for Life this weekend

  Ballarat's annual Relay for Life is on this weekend. 26 teams with over 400 participants are taking part in the event raising money to help fight back against Cancer. It's on at Lanberris reserve from a 3:45pm...

Police looking for Michael Perks

Police are looking for a Ballarat man who's been missing for 5 days.  45 year-old Michael Perks was last seen at his Ballarat East address around middayon Monday, but it's thought he may have been seen...

Late night fire at Glenlyon

1.5ha of farmland and bush has been burnt in a late night fire  north of Daylesford. It's happened near the Loddon River Scenic Reserve and Crowleys Lane in Glenlyon. The first calls came in10.30pm Wednesday. Five tankers...

Police investigate car fire

Police have spent the early morning at a suspicious car fire in Albert St Maryborough. The Commodore sedan was reported on fire around 3.30am Thursday. Maryborough CFA had it under control within 10-minutes It's been declared a...

Bracks heads Cycling Australia

Ballarat-born former Premier Steve Bracks has been named as the new chair of Cycling Australia. Mr Bracks has experience in the field, after serving on the organising committee for the World Road Cycling titles. He's one of...

Total Fire Ban in place today

We're being warned to be on High Alert today as we face another day of Total Fire Ban. It's been declared for most of the state except for the Gippsland area. It mean's no fire can be...

Darren Weir in Australian Cup

Darren Weir's has put 3 horses into the running for next month's $1.5m Million dollar Australian Cup. Caulfield Cup contender Real Love is in the running as well as fancied Kiwi, Humidor, and Stratum Star. The big...

Ballarat Police investigating Oval Grass fire in Ballarat

Ballarat Police are investigating a Grassfire on an oval on the corner of Fussell and Victoria streets Ballarat. It was reported just after 3pm yesterday afternoon. The Ballarat and Ballarat City Fire Brigades turned up and had...