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Moorabool councillor passes away

Moorabool council has announced that councillor Pat Toohey died this morning, following a battle with ill health. Deputy mayor John Keogh made a statement this afternoon,...

CEO, mayor pay their own way

Moorabool council chief executive Derek Madden and mayor Paul Tatchell will travel to China this week, following an invitation from a potential investor. Both Mr...

Community grants boost

Two Moorabool community causes have received a $25,000 federal funding boost. Blackwood Cricket Club and the Navigators Community Hall are among the projects awarded funding...

Funds boost for e-waste collection

Moorabool council will receive $100,000 to upgrade the e-waste collection and storage site at its Bacchus Marsh transfer station. The council is one of 76...

Cash flows for gender fight in Moorabool

A new Moorabool council program promoting gender equality at local sports clubs has been given a financial boost. The state government announced more than $180,000...

Green-waste bins get good rap in Moorabool

Moorabool’s urban residents are to be offered green-waste bins on a permanent basis. Councillors agreed at last week’s council meeting to keep the non-compulsory kerbside...

Feedback call on Moorabool memorial plan

Moorabool residents are being invited to have their say on council’s planned revised memorials policy. The current policy was adopted three years ago to assess...

Council budgets big on building

Major infrastructure projects are at the top of the agenda for Melton and Moorabool councils in their 2018-19 budgets. Melton council has committed nearly $80 million...

Upgrade hope for Darley Park

Plans for a $2.25 million upgrade of Darley Park could be a step closer to reality. A Darley Park Recreation Reserve user group presented a...

Street works frustration

Ballan traders say fencing and noisy building work along the town’s main strip as part of streetscape upgrades is deterring customers. Most of the paving...

Fire tool a game changer

A new board game will teach young people and their families about bushfires. The Fire Game will soon be launched at Moorabool schools and aims...

Game plan for Darley

Burgeoning membership at Darley sports clubs has prompted calls for bigger and better facilities. A Darley Park Recreation Reserve user group is lobbying the state...

Commuters have their say

Moorabool commuters have mixed feelings about electrification of the rail line to Bacchus Marsh, according to initial feedback uncovered during a council poll. Councillors were...

Wind power on the rise in Moorabool

More than 160 wind turbines are on their way for Moorabool as works begin on two wind farms. Construction and landscaping on the Lal Lal...

Ballan revamp streets ahead

Ballan’s main strip is shaping up as streetscape works continue. Most of the paving works along Inglis Street is complete, with the installation of street...

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Centrals building into season

Things are starting to come together for Melton Centrals in the Riddell District Netball League. After a slow start to the season, Centrals have started...

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