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Moorabool ponders cat curfew

Moorabool council is considering introducing a cat curfew within the municipality, with a proposal now out for community consultation. The council has undertaken a feasibility...

Servo plans headed to VCAT

The applicant behind a proposed service station and restaurant at the Gisborne Road exit of the Western Highway has warned the project operators will...

More houses selling for a profit

Properties in Melton and Moorabool are among the most likely in Victoria to generate a profit, according to new data. The CoreLogic Pain and Gain...

Flu cases hit record numbers

Melton and Moorabool experienced a record breaking flu season in 2019, according to new figures from the Department of Health. The department’s infectious diseases report...

New mayor for Moorabool

Councillor David Edwards is the new Moorabool mayor, after winning a two-way battle for the position last week. Cr Edwards won the position by four...

Safety fund helps light up Darley

Darley is set to benefit from a statewide investment in safety upgrades, following a government announcement last week. The state government has awarded $99,000 to...

Melton’s weighty issue

Nearly three quarters of Melton and Moorabool residents are overweight or obese, according to a new study. The Australian Health Tracker states 74.3 per cent...

Council shores up flood risk

Moorabool council has started future-proofing the region from major flooding. Recent high rainfall in the region has highlighted the potential flooding issue and the council...

Recycling sent to tip

Moorabool council will be forced to send kerbside recycling material to landfill following the closure of recycling company SKM. SKM was declared insolvent by the...

Flower show funding lopped off

Moorabool council has backtracked on a grant approval for the Bacchus Marsh Flower and Garden show following a rescission motion at last week’s meeting. Council...

Recycling closure strikes Moorabool

Moorabool Council has been forced to find a new recycling provider, after the EPA ordered troubled operator SKM to stop receiving recyclables. The EPA ban...

Council amalgamation rejected

The state government has quashed any suggestion the Shire of Moorabool could be amalgamated. Moorabool mayor Paul Tatchell last month put council amalgamations on the...

Property and deception offences drive rising crime rates

Melton’s crime rate has soared to it’s highest in nearly a decade. More than 11,000 offences were recorded in the year to March, 2019, up...

Moorabool wants fair deal

Moorabool council is being short-changed by a state government fund, according to a new report. The report from the Auditor General into Regional Development Victoria...

Police force bolstered

Moorabool and Melton police numbers will be boosted as part of a statewide roll-out of new officers. Moorabool will soon have an additional 10 officers,...

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Devils can’t complain

Things are travelling along nicely for Darley in the Ballarat Netball League. Last season’s runners-up had some changes in the off season and have gone...