Ballarat breakfast report: July 3

Can you guess where this photo was taken?

Can you guess where this photo was taken?

WEATHER

Despite the chill, the sun is on the rise and it's shine will remain mostly uninterrupted by clouds throughout the day.

The mercury dipped to just under three degrees over night and will top 11 degrees today.

Winds northwesterly 20 to 25 km/h increasing to 30 to 35 km/h in the middle of the day then tending northerly in the early afternoon.

Emergency services have cited a quiet night and said the cold weather appeared to be keeping misdeeds and accidents at bay.

POLICE

Ballarat Crime Investigation Unit detectives have charged a 20-year-old Ballarat man after a number of online buyers were allegedly duped after using online sales websites. 

Joel Smith Mc Corkindale has been charged with nine counts obtain property by deception and remanded in custody.

He will appear at the Ballarat Magistrates’ Court on 28 July. 

For more details, click here.

FIRE

Firies had no call outs last night, however, were involved in training. 

AMBULANCE

Paramedics had no trauma incidents to report.

V/LINE

No delays reported on Twitter, with all coach services running on time.

Due to Regional Rail Link works, coaches will replace trains between Melbourne and Ballarat/Wendouree from Saturday 28 June until Tuesday 15 July.

Note: Coaches to Melbourne during morning peak will depart earlier than normal train times.

Trains will continue to operate between Ballarat and Ararat / Maryborough.

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