Ballarat breakfast report: July 21


The cold weather continues in Ballarat with the weather dropping down to two degrees on Sunday night and expected to hit a cloudy top of 10 on Monday.

A chilly overnight low temperature of zero is predicted for Monday night, with a frosty Tuesday morning expected with a top of 11 degrees.

The rest of the week is predicted to be much the same, with temperatures not exceeding 11 degrees.


Police were called to Sovereign Hill at 3am Monday after two male teenagers attempted to break into the museum's gift store. The two, aged 14 and 15, were detained by security at the time of the incident. The 14-year-old has been bailed and the 15-year-old remains in custody. He will face a children's court on Monday morning.  Police said the pair expected to be charged with burglary and theft offences. 


Ballarat City fire crews only responded to one job last night.

At 8.30pm fire fighters were called to a house fire in Sebastopol, but it had already been put out by the time the crew arrived.

Police are investigating the cause of the blaze.


Paramedics recorded a quiet night and did not respond to any calls on Sunday night.


SES officers also did not respond to any jobs. 


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