Ballarat breakfast report: May 22

Any guesses where today's photo was taken?

Any guesses where today's photo was taken?

WEATHER

Expect today's weather to deteriorate as the days goes on with wind, clouds and some rain forming later in the afternoon. 

We can also expect a top of 20 degrees today with this weather sticking around over the weekend. 

Looking ahead, more rain is forecast for early next week with a greater chance of showers and more of them.  

POLICE

Ballarat police reported a mostly quiet night with nothing to report. 

However, in Melbourne a pedestrian has died after being struck by a car near Ardeer early Wednesday evening.. 

Police were told the pedestrian, a man aged in his 50s, was crossing Ballarat Road when he was struck by a passing car just before 7.30pm. 

The man died at the scene. 

The driver of the car, who was not injured, stopped at the scene. 

Police are also calling for residents to be aware of new speed limits across Ballarat as they come into force this week.

The changes involve some of the city's busiest streets including Creswick Road, Gillies Street and Albert Street. 

FIRE

Fire crews experienced a quiet night with nothing of interest to report. 

AMBULANCE

No major call-outs for local paramedics. 

TRAINS

Trains seem to be running smoothly so far this morning, however, V/Line is reporting the 8:16 Bacchus Marsh to Southern Cross service will operate at a reduced capacity with a road coach assisting from Melton.

ON THE AGENDA

Today we will be heading out to Little Bendigo Primary School who are celebrating Education Week. Students will dress up as scientists for the day with the best dressed to win a prize. 

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