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September 20, 2018

Three-in-a-row for Falcons

BALLARAT has made it three-in-a-row as they continue to leave their mark on the new-look Gridiron Victoria league, recording a 16-14 victory over Monash...

September 19, 2018

Clear skies for aero club

Recent years have seen changes in legislation that have significantly increased the costs of operating a flying school, and in fact lead to many...

September 19, 2018

Backspace Gallery creator moves forward

DEBORAH Klein is synonymous with Ballarat’s Backspace Gallery, a vision that she made possible. The Community Arts & Culture Coordinator with the City of Ballarat,...

September 19, 2018

Mayor calls for stop to online trolling

MAYOR Councilor Samantha McIntosh has had enough of women, young people, and other vulnerable members of...

September 19, 2018

Fixing the country roads that need it most

THIS week marks a significant shift in the way we manage Victoria’s regional and rural road network. Because the role roads play in the country...

September 19, 2018

FROM THE DESK OF Roland Rocchiccioli – September 20, 2018

The new masthead for the Ballarat Times News Group marks the beginning of a new and exciting chapter for the local newspaper. FOURTEEN years ago...

September 19, 2018

New Men’s Shed for Linton

LINTON Men’s Shed will get $60,000 for upgrades as part of a statewide funding boost for the program in 2018-19. The announcement was made by...

September 19, 2018

A second taste of a radical new sport

BALLARAT is bracing for its second taste of one of Australia’s newest participation sports. J-Ball is a 6-a-side version of hockey based on fun,...

September 19, 2018

High-tech inspired high art exhibition

BALLARAT’S Backspace Gallery was the venue for an unusual art exhibition. Neo-gineering brings together works from seven Ballarat artists combining engineering, technology, science, mathematics and...

September 19, 2018

Tradition lives on at local business

OVER the years people and business have let old traditions slide by the wayside, such as dressing up shop fronts for Christmas, Easter and...

September 19, 2018

Town & District GOLF – September 20, 2018

BALLARAT 12.9.18 Stroke & Putting A GRADE - WINNER Kym Erbacher 73nett, RUNNER UP Julie Carr 75nett, THIRD Kay Johnston 76nett B GRADE - WINNER Kim Dummett 77nett, RUNNER UP Susie Hipke...

September 19, 2018

NBL Blitz hits town

TOP-CLASS basketball action will alley-oop into Ballarat this weekend with the NBL’s pre-season Blitz event set for the Miner Dome. Eight games over two days...

September 19, 2018

BFNL hands out top gongs

The McDonald’s Ballarat Football Netball League held its 2018 Premix King Henderson Medal Dinner and Vote Count at the Mercure, Ballarat on Monday, September...

September 12, 2018

Ballarat students put their Japanese to the test

BALLARAT’S most skilled Japanese language students were put to the test in the annual Japan Speech and Cultural contest for Year 10 students last...

September 12, 2018

CITY OF BALLARAT STATEMENT

THE City of Ballarat has signed an agreement with NBN Co in relation to council being paid, including all council on-costs for rectification of...

September 12, 2018

Eureka Centre welcomes new Manager

THE City of Ballarat has appointed Anthony Camm as the new Eureka Centre Manager. Anthony was previously the Director of the Ararat Gallery TAMA, a...

September 12, 2018

Letter to the Editor: News that was not quite right

In a recent article in The Miner the story on the Ballarat Station carpark development quoted Member for Buninyong Geoff Howard stating that the...

September 12, 2018

Labor Fixing roads that need it the most

Minister for Roads and Road Safety Luke Donnellan visited Creswick Monday to launch Regional Roads Victoria, the new division of VicRoads that will oversee...

September 12, 2018

It’s more than just a meal

THE City of Ballarat’s Meals on Wheels service has been operating for 50 years. But, for most of its clients, it’s more than just...

September 12, 2018

2018 Fishers encouraged Sydney to swap yabby nets for free

RECREATIONAL fishers with opera house nets can swap them for wildlife friendly open-top lift nets for free at any one of 45 tackle stores...

September 12, 2018

Boost to Victorian Goldfields World Heritage listing bid

The Victorian Goldfields’ bid to gain a UNESCO World Heritage listing has been significantly boosted by a visit to the Cornwall Heartlands. City of Ballarat...

September 12, 2018

Sebastopol Primary School 40th anniversary

IN 1978 Sebastopol Primary relocated from its original site behind the Sebastopol Bowling Club to its current site in Yarrowee Street. Teachers and students were...

September 12, 2018

Council & Daylesford Cinema work together

COUNCIL and the Daylesford Cinema are working together to ensure the upcoming school holiday movie program can go ahead. The cinema is planning to...

September 12, 2018

Eureka Cycling at Mount Beckworth

Cool and overcast conditions for the first spring contest, a 54 kilometre graded division event on the Mount Beckworth circuit. DIVISION 3 saw two new...