Local News

Mixed results for V/Line as buses remain

  There's been mixed results for commuters on the Ballarat train line for June. According to newly released data, V/Line missed its reliability target by 2% with just 94% of services actually running.   Trains were on time nearly...

Ballarat made eMesh replaces steel, creates jobs

  One man's trash is another man's opportunity thanks to a Ballarat manufacturer. Ballarat's Danbar Plastics produces the 100% recycled eMesh, used to replace steel mesh in concrete through dozens of projects across the country.   Additionally, it provides...

Do you know these men? Police hunt graffiti bandits.

Ballarat Police are after two men who are allegely linked to a string of graffiti offences. This man allegedly used green spray paint on several buildings. While it's believed this man may be able to assist with...

Ballarat Police hoping to return stolen items to owners

Ballarat Detectives executed a warrant in the Ballarat area recently and located a large amount of stolen items. Majority have been returned to the rightful owners. It's hoped that someone recognises any of the pictured...

Ballarat scores two Big Bash games in October

Big Bash fever will take over Ballarat for one massive weekend this October. The Women's Big Bash schedule has been announced, with a Festival of Cricket taking place at Eastern Oval from October 29 to 31. The...

Ballarat Police on the hun for alleged fuel thief

Ballarat police are on the hunt for an alleged fuel thief. A man driving a white car allegedly filled up with diesel at a Ballarat servo and drove off without paying just after 6 last Sunday...