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Parking plan to be voted on tonight

Ballarat Council members are expected to this evening vote on a new parking proposal from the City of Ballarat. The parking plan will see more parking metres in the CBD. There was a proposal to include paid...

Second person charged in Ballarat murder investigation

Two people have now been charged following the death of Ballarat woman Tamara Farrell. A 19-year-old Altona woman has been charged with one count of accessory to murder and will appear at the Latrobe Magistrates’ Court...

Man charged with murder

Homicide Squad detectives have charged a 22-year-old man with murder following the suspicious disappearance of a Ballarat woman. The 31-year-old was last seen about 6.30am on Sunday at her home on Horwood Drive in Canadian. Investigators located...

61 jobs kept, 12 to go

Ciaron Maher Racing has confirmed 61 former employees of disgraced trainer Darren Weir will keep their jobs at the Miners Rest facility formerly known as Forest Lodge. The new operators released a statement this afternoon saying...

Coffee with a Cop in Ballarat

Coffee with a Cop is on in Ballarat tomorrow (Wednesday). The program is aimed at creating greater links between police and the community. Coffee with a Cop will be at Muffin Break at Stockland Wendouree, where you...

Car fire at Black Hill

Police are investigating following another deliberately lit car fire in Ballarat this morning. Fire crews were called around 5:30am to the fire in the front yard of the home on Edwardes Street in Black Hill.  When crews...

Two people arrested over disappearance of Canadian woman

Two people have been arrested following the suspicious disappearance of a woman who was last seen in Ballarat. The 31-year-old, from Canadian, was last seen about 6.30am on February 17 at her Canadian home on Horwood...

Car fire in Black Hill

Police were called out to a car fire on Saturday night in Black Hill. Two crews responded to the fire on a dirt track on Duggan Street at 8.30pm. No one was injured.  It follows a car fire...

Ballarat team included in new basketball league

The National Basketball League has partnered with Basketball Victoria to create a new league to strengthen the pathway for Australia’s best basketball talent. Starting on March 29, NBL1 will consist of 18 clubs across Southern...

Man seriously injured at Rokewood Junction

A man is in a critical condition after his car rolled at Rokewood Junction. Emergency services were called to Cape Clear-Rokewood Road at about 8.15pm last nigtht. A man aged in his twenties was treated for head...