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Twenty-five arrested as part of Ballarat Crime Operation

Ballarat detectives have arrested twenty-five people since late December as part of an investigation into a series of alleged crimes in the region, including aggravated burglaries, theft of motor cars, and the subsequent arson of...

Play briefly suspended in Bendigo Challenger

A couple of Aussies have set up a mouth watering clash at the Bendigo Challenger tennis tournament.Eighth seed Chris O'Connell will take on Alexander Crok-rak for a place in the quarter finals.Yesterday world number 66 Marton...

Central Victorians owed millions in Superannuation

Over 16,000 Bendigo workers have been robbed of more than $23.5 million in unpaid superannuation.New analysis of ATO data by Industry Super Australia  has revealed that, on average, Bendigo's workers lose about $1400 in unpaid super a...

Police seeking the whereabouts of Luke Davies

Police are appealing for public assistance to help locate Luke Davies who is wanted on warrant for failing to answer bail.He is about 175cm tall with a slim build, short black hair and a mullet.Davies...

Grassfire contained near Myola

Firefighters have remained on scene overnight following a grassfire at Myola. The first reports came in just after 2pm yesterday, with a Watch and Act message issued. Over 20 tankers responded to the fire along with two...

Detectives investigating theft from service station

Ballarat detectives are investigating a ram raid on a service station at Beaufort. The alarm was raised around 4am Tuesday 14th January. Police believe that two males used a car to ram the building, then used sledgehammers...

Fire ready meetings continue around the region

Fire ready meetings are taking place across Central Victoria with a meeting held at Riddles Creek tonight from 7:30pm. Locals are invited to catch up with the local CFA in Filmer Place. There's another meeting at the...

Man pleads guilty in court yesterday

Sentencing this Friday for an 18-year-old man who broke into Bendigo's Ruffel jewellers twice in the space of 6-weeks, taking a total of around $12,000 dollars worth of goods. Rex Cameron was arrested and extradited from...

Police officer charged

A police officer from the Western Region - which includes Bendigo and Ballarat  - has been charged with  firearm storage offencesThe senior constable is accused of  failing  to properly store long-arm rifles, and also failing  to...