November is upon us and has brought with it a cracking day.
Despite a chilly start to the morning that saw the mercury drop as low as 5 degrees at 6.30am, brilliant sunshine is expected to see the temperature rise to a top of 21.
Light winds are forecast for most of the day, before the weather steps up another gear tomorrow, with a forecast top of 24 for the first Saturday of the month.
A police officer was allegedly punched in the mouth this morning after pulling over a woman on Doveton Street North.
Police conducted a random check on the vehicle around 12.30am just outside the Mid City Hotel, with indications showing the driver had a positive blood alcohol limit.
Police say the woman then assaulted the officer and tried to flee the scene, but was arrested immediately.
She is expected to be charged with drinking driving and other offences.
Firefighters were called down to the Ballarat Base Hospital this morning for an alarm at 7.14am.
However, there was no fire, with the alarm set off as a protective device.
Other than that, it was a quiet night on the fire front for Ballarat's fire crews, with just one other call, early yesterday evening.
Firefighters attended an alarm at Univerisrty of Ballarat's Camp Street campus, but it was believed cooking had set the alarm off.
A relatively quite night for our paramedics last night, not called out to any major incidents.
Yesterday's 92-year-old woman who was airlifted to the Royal Melbourne Hospital after being hit by a car on Creswick Road remains in a critical condition.
Ballarat trains are running on time this morning, although Bendigo trains have been delayed by about 20 minutes due to an ill passenger.
More Ballarat houses to miss out in new NBN roll-out plans.
ON THE AGENDA
Nearly everything is set for the opening of the Eureka Pool tomorrow. Today, we will head out to see what is in store for the upcoming summer.