Brendan Wrigley

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Support for new network

Support for new network

Wendouree MP Sharon Knight has thrown her support behind the new Ballarat Bus Network despite a series of complaints around the new timetable and the change to bus stops.

Counting the cost of paying less on Sunday

Counting the cost of paying less on Sunday

Editorial: It is living proof of how secular a society Australia has become when the controversial change to Sunday penalties barely raises a murmur about why it was first implemented.

Look out for Domain autumn ed

Look out for Domain autumn ed

Keep an eye out in next week’s edition of The Hepburn Advocate for the autumn edition of the Domain magazine.

Autumn burning session planned

Autumn burning session planned

Forest Fire Management Victoria, CFA and Hepburn Shire Council are inviting residents to attend a community information session on Wednesday March 8 about its Autumn program of planned burning within the Wombat Forest area.

Grinder fire anger

Grinder fire anger

Campelltown residents were left furious last Wednesday when a fire was started by a Hepburn Shire contractor on a total fire ban day.

Cinema backers vow to continue Rex push

Cinema backers vow to continue Rex push

Supporters of the Daylesford Community Theatre have vowed to continue the fight to maintain the cinema’s position in The Rex Arcade despite a council ruling last week all-but sealing its fate.

Clunes returns to TV

Clunes returns to TV

The gold rush appeal of Clunes will again be recognised on the small screen this year with a portion of the Picnic at Hanging Rock remake to be shot in the town.

Wind farm proposal a jobs boom

Wind farm proposal a jobs boom

More than 70 ongoing regional jobs would be created by the proposed Golden Plains Wind Farm if the project is given the green light, according to the developer WestWind.

Thousands flock for Swap

Thousands flock for Swap

Almost 4000 people will have set up a temporary home at the Ballarat Airport by Friday morning in anticipation for the 27th annual Ballarat Swap Meet.

Intimacy key for festival

Intimacy key for festival

While many young music festivals attempt to become the next Meredith or Falls Festival overnight, for the organisers of Blackwood’s Shady Cottage, the charm is in maintaining the intimacy.

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