Ballarat breakfast report: May 13

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A woolen jacket was necessary to make the trip to the front lawn to collect this morning's paper with fog holding the temperature at 7 degrees. However Weatherzone said it "felt like" 5 degrees.

Morning fog and low cloud will clear to a mostly sunny afternoon. Winds north to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the early afternoon.


Police are seeking witnesses come forward after two attempted abductions at a primary school in Daylesford last week. 

BALLARAT residents are being reminded to lock their vehicles and remove valuables from their cars through the latest police campaign.

Residents who live in Drummond Street will notice the campaign, with large, reflective stickers being attached to rubbish bins on the street to remind drivers  to lock their cars. 


Ballarat paramedics had nothing of interest to report.


Fire crews report a "generally quiet" night aside from a couple of small incidents.

Ballarat Senior Station Officer Anthony Pearce said it was believed vandals were responsible for a rubbish fire at the skate park on Barkly Street and a power pole fire on Eureka Street just after 6pm.

He said suspects were seen leaving the area. 

Fire crews were called out to a false alarm shortly afterward.


Ballarat train services are running smoothly. Train services have resumed between the city and Maryborough.


Six students taken to hospital after truck collision at Mt Clear

Ballarat City Council plans 6.5 per cent rate hike in budget

Radio news prompted threat to kill, court told