Ballarat breakfast report: September 5, 2014

A magnificent sunset over Mt Warrenheip on Thursday night. PICTURE: Justin Whitelock

A magnificent sunset over Mt Warrenheip on Thursday night. PICTURE: Justin Whitelock

WEATHER

The temperatures are slowly starting to creep up again with a sunny weekend expected to see the people of the city out and about.

Morning fog then mostly sunny with a top of 15 today.

Light winds becoming southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the middle of the day.

TODAY'S TOP STORY

The Black Hill Swimming Pool may receive a lifeline and stay open if the swell of community supports turns into a potential business model to run the facility. 

The City of Ballarat is expected to work with key community members to discover if there is a potential business model to save the facility and hand it over to the community. 

Read the full story here

POLICE

Police continue to investigate a gruesome act of animal cruelty after a wombat was decapitated on Wednesday.

The wombat was found dead in Lyonville after being decapitated on a picnic table at a public reserve. 

FIRE

A quiet night for fire crews with just one false alarm at a residence on St Michaels Place in Lake Gardens just after 8.30pm on Thursday. 

AMBULANCE

Paramedics attended no trauma cases overnight.

V/LINE

There are no reported delays on the Ballarat line according to the @vline_ballarat Twitter feed.

ON THE AGENDA

Today we will be celebrating the 100th birthday at a legacy lunch.


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