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Bradley Thomas lands acting CEO role at Hepburn Shire

An interim CEO has been appointed in the Hepburn Shire. Bradley Thomas, who has been the Director of Community and Corporate Services, will step into the role vacated by Evan King who's taken the top job...

Sicario secures barrier 1 for Ballarat Pacing Cup

Sicario last night drew barrier 1 for this weekends Ballarat Pacing Cup. The 50th edition of the group 1 race carries over $100,000 in prize money with Lochinvar Art standing out as the horse to beat.   The...

The number of Covid related fines in Ballarat revealed

Of the 40,000 Covid related fines issued by Victoria Police new figures have revealed about 350 of them are in the Ballarat Police service area. A further 356 fines were issued in the Moorabool Police Service...

Major grant win for Mollongghip green scheme

The tiny township of Mollongghip between Ballarat and Daylesford is well and truly punching above its weight in the green space. A new business called MADE (Mollongghip & District Enterprises) Energy has been launched by four...

Clarendon and St Pat's taste success on Lake Wendouree

  Rowing returned to Lake Wendouree on Saturday in unexpectedly cool summer conditions, less than ideal for the school aged athletes. Ballarat and Clarendon College girls took out the coxed fours open event with St.Pats boys getting...

Another quake shakes Western Victoria

A second earthquake was recorded in Western Victoria over the weekend. This time a 3.1 magnitude quake hit Glenorchy around 5.35am Sunday morning around 7Klm under the surface, with the tremor also felt at Stawell, Great...