From the archives


30 years ago

June 1, 1993

Emergency relief funds in Bacchus Marsh have been drained by record requests for food vouchers.

25 years ago

June 3, 1998

Moorabool council wants Bacchus Marsh police station continuously manned in a bid to reduce vandalism and improve community safety in the shire.

20 years ago

June 3, 2003

Japanese-owned food company Saizeriya has announced it will sue Melton council and Western water for breaching agreements the company claims it struck with the authorities in 2000 concerning the delivery of water.

15 years ago

June 3, 2008

Rates in Melton will rise by a marginal 4.4 per cent under the council’s draft 2008-2009 budget.

Melton shire’s business owners have been banned from keeping bars and padlocks on their front doors.