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Several car break-ins at Wendouree Station

Several cars have been broken into yesterday while parked at Wendouree Station. Out of the 11 cars affected, many have thei windows smashed, and some have had their tyres deflated. One car has been crashed into a...

Two cars burnt overnight

Two cars have been set alight across Ballarat overnight. Fire crews were called to a car burning in a paddock in Willow Grove in Wendouree around 5am today. Another burnt vehicle was found just before 1am in...

Police investigating Gisborne death

\ Police are investigating after a man's body was found at a house in Gisborne last night.  The body is yet to be formally identified, and was located at a Rodney Street property around 6:30pm.  It's not yet...

White Night returns to Ballarat

The White Night arts festival is returning to Ballarat this year. The state government has announced that a different city will host the event each year, to help promote local artists and attract tourists to the...

Reward offered for stolen 1968 HK Monaro

A reward is on offer for anyone who provides information that leads to a 1968 HK Monaro being found. The classic vehicle, which shares a similar resemblance with the photo shown above but is not the...

Power outage across Ballarat

UPDATE11:45am: Residents in Mount Clear have had their power restored, however an estimated 253 residents are still experiencing outages in Sebastopol.  PowerCor's website estimates that the restoration time for Sebastopol customers will be by 2pm. For more information...

Man charged following Albert Street collision

A 24 year old man faced court yesterday after being charged following a multi-car collision on Tuesday. The female driver of the red Mazda 6 lost control of the vehicle after performing a burnout near the...

Two car collision at Creswick Rd overpass

UPDATE 10:10am: Ambulance Victoria have confirmed that a woman in her 20s has been transported to Ballarat Base Hospital this morning with chest injuries following this morning's collision. She is in a stable condition.  UPDATE 9:30am: The female...