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Woman in hospital after Wendouree crash

A woman is being treated following a crash in Wendouree overnight. The woman, aged in her 50s, was involved in a two car collision outside the McDonalds on Howitt Street and Forest Street around 8:30pm. She is...

Fuel truck rollover in Beaufort

\ A fuel truck has rolled over near Beaufort this morning. Emergency crews were called to the scene at 7:50am at Eurambeen-Streatham Road, roughly 200 metres fromthe Eurambeen-Settlement Road intersection. The male driver, believed to be aged in...

Ute stolen from local business

A ute has been stolen from BCivil Recruitment this morning. The white Holden Colorado was taken this morning around 5:40 from BCivil's depot at 31 Wallis Street in Delacombe. The vehicle is leased from Porter Plant, and...

Police investigating following Albert St smash

Police are investigating yesterday's collision on Albert Street, which saw an off-duty police offer assaulted.  A red Mazda performed a burnout and lost control at the Albert and Grant Street roundabout around 3:10pm. The car collided...

Liberal Party candidate starts campaigning early

Local and Liberal Party candidate for the federal seat of Ballarat, Timothy Vo, has started his campaigning early. Despite the Federal Election still not having been called by Prime Minister Scott Morrison, Vo was out in...

Award winning winery to set up in Cardigan

Michael Unwin Wines aims to call Ballarat home by the end of the year. The winery first announced its plans to move from its current Beaufort address to Ballarat back in 2016, saying the move was...

Planned double header at Mars Stadium scrapped

The double header match planned for AFL Football Community Championship next month has been scrapped. The match was planned to take place as part of an agreement between Central Highlands Football League and the Ballarat Football...

Historic house burnt in Ballan

A historic house has been destroyed in Ballan. The CFA were called to the home around 4pm yesterday to the property on the corner of Inglis Road and Lay Street. The house, which is more than 100...