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Macedon Ranges council reveals new recycling solution

The Macedon Ranges Shire Council has unveiled a new solution for their recyclables after the collapse of former provider and recycling giant SKM. Glass-only recycling bins have now been installed in four towns throughout the Macedon...

Police investigating car rollover in Ravenswood on Monday

Police have confirmed they are investigating a car rollover in Ravenswood on Monday night. Investigators say the driver fled the scene on Gap Road shortly after the accident occurred at 7:30pm, with the car rollover sparking...

Car windows smashed in Bendigo

Bendigo police are investigating a series of thefts from cars in the CBD this morning. Windows were allegedly smashed in Williamson Street with items including bags and purses taken. It happened shortly before 6.30, anyone with info...

Police investigate Ballarat robbery

Ballarat Divisional Response Unit police are appealing for public assistance after a 22-year-old was assaulted during a robbery in Ballarat earlier this week. Police have been told an Alfredton man was walking near Bridge Street and...

Telstra outages around Epsom

Some headaches for Telstra customers around Epsom yesterday with a number of disruptions to services. Works to upgrade its mobile network around the area began on Wednesday last week but a number of customers were still...

headspace Bendigo takes out prestigious community award

headspace Bendigo has taken out the Community Inspiration Award at the 2019 GLOBE Community Awards. Held in Melbourne on Friday night, the awards celebrate the achievements of the LGBTQI community in Victoria. The award for headspace Bendigo...

Vandalism behind Kyneton train cancellation yesterday

There were some headaches yesterday for local commuters after an early morning service was cancelled following the vandalism of a carriage yesterday.  The 5:13am train from Kyneton to Southern Cross Station yesterday was cancelled after spray...

Police search for missing California Gully teen

Police are searching for missing California Gully boy Jack Bailey. The 16 year old was last seen on Friday, October 10 on Barnard Street in Bendigo. Police are concerned for his welfare due to the length of...

Police searching for missing teenager Ebony Patterson

Police are appealing for public assistance to help locate missing girl Ebony Patterson. The 14-year-old was last seen in the Flora Hill area on 13 October. Police and family have concerns for Ebony as her disappearance is...