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Ballarat police seeking information

Ballarat police are appealing for information following the theft of a car last week. The car was taken from Pleasant Street South in Ballarat at around 10PM on January 8. Police are asking any residents on Pleasant...

Police searching for Iesha Cooper

Police are appealing for public assistance to help locate missing 15-year-old girl Iesha Cooper. Iesha was last seen in Meadow Heights on 2 January. She is described as having a thin build with short brown hair and...

Advice message for grassfire

Firefighters have been called to a rapidly moving grassfire in steep terrain between Tylden and Kyneton South about a kilometre from the Upper Coliban Reservoir. The blaze was first reported around 3 and an advice message...

Ballarat tennis star in second round

Ballarat tennis player Zoe Hives has got through the first round of the women's singles thrashing her American opponent 6-1 6-2. Her next opponent will be world number-19 Caroline Garcia of France.   Twitter (function(d, s, id)

Theft of motorbikes from Ararat

Detectives at Ararat are after help to find 2 motorbikes stolen during a burglary in the area this morning. The Kawasakis were taken after thieves smashed the window of a shop on Barkly Street around a...

Alleged drink spiking in Ballarat

Police are investigating a number of possible cases of drink spiking in the Ballarat area on 12 January. Investigators have spoken to three people who have reported being unable to recall parts of their evening. All three...

Police searching for Jamie Lindrea

Police are appealing for public assistance to help locate missing man Jamie Lindrea. The 46-year-old has been missing since Friday 11 January 2019 and was last seen on Thursday 10 January around the areas Bendigo and...

Ballarat Cricket Association First Grade Results Round 11

Dates Home Team   Away Team Venue 12 Jan 19 North Ballarat 4/192(cc)  J Tissera 66  L Lorenzen 56  C Miles 33*  S  Ogilvie 2/24 def Golden Point 188  D White 57*  S Ogilvie 29   C Miles 5/43 MJ Nicholson 2/22 AS McCafferty 2/30 Northern Oval  12 Jan 19 Buninyong 226  L Rigby 65  D Ellis 53  H Bond 34   B Longhurst 3/24 R Moore 2/18 H Wickramasinghe 2/31 J Cadman 2/60 def Darley 214  DP Hyatt 96  A Metcalf 25   H Givvens 3/55 G McLeod 2/34 St. Pats 2  12 Jan 19 Brown Hill 166  C Ronan...

Actor Craig McLachlan charged with indecent assault

Actor Craig McLachlan from the  Dr Blake Mysteries has been charged with indecent assault Victoria Police have confirmed a 53 year old NSW man has been charged on summons and is due to face Melbourne Magistrates Court...