Cheers as council blocks phone tower

Rogert HartiganAPPLAUSE from the public gallery greeted a Ballarat City Council decision to reject plans for…

STATE ELECTION 2006

The lobby group yesterday called on political parties to heed its six recommendations in the lead-up…

Ballarat City Council: Civic Hall moves to next phase

A CIVIC Hall re-development moved a step closer last night.At an ordinary meeting Ballarat City Council…

Luttrell happy Shavet is now paying her own way

DEAD-HEAT: Devon Quest (Shaun Hamer) and Garcon De Mer (Ruth Bradley) hit the line together in…

Christmas cricket treat for the Kinnas

THREE OF A KIND: Darren (Alby) Kinna played cricket with his sons Chris, 25, and Dylan,…

This is the festive season, but not for all

IT'S hard to believe that in just five more sleeps it will finally be Christmas Day.And…

Boys wade in to clear the waters

CLEAN-UP: Mt Clear College students Kenny Galvin, left, and Brayden Siemering with bags of rubbish they…

We sure know how to give when it comes to blood

PLEASE GIVE: Regular donor Ken Smith makes his 143rd donation with the help of nurse Kelly…

Cricket: Mid-season test to be all-important

NEITHER Ballarat-Redan nor East Ballarat are quite sure what to expect from each other tomorrow.What they…

Bowls: 600 games beckons for Midlands Golf’s Jim Ross

SPECIAL: Jim Ross's first club championship with Midlands Golf Bowling Club remains a highlight. Picture: Daniel…

Bellinger unable to save Burnie-Yeoman

Full swing: Devonport's Andrew Boon hits over wicketkeeper Sam Perko in yesterday's North-West Tasmania Cricket Association…

Ballarat Magistrates Court: farmers fined for water tampering

TWO farmers separately charged after going behind the water authority and tampering with waterways on their…

Maria Clark apologises over death of mother

Maria Christine ClarkA BALLARAT woman given a suspended jail sentence for the attempted murder of her…

Thieves target Sebastopol pensioner

Sebastopol pensioner John Odgers. Picture: Daniel Hartley-Allen DESTROYED: Leading Senior Constable Craig Hocking examines the burnt…

Woman avoids jail over mother’s death

A WOMAN who tried to kill her ill mother at a Ballarat nursing home has avoided…

BRBA division one: Learmonth leaps into top four

A 26-SHOT victory has helped Learmonth jump inside the Ballarat Regional Bowls Association division one top…

BRBA premier division: Central’s all but safe after double

Sebastopol skip Aaron Cook watches anxiously for the result of this shot against Webbcona on Saturday.…

BCA: Mounties come out blazing over Brown Hill

FULL SWING: Golden Point's Andrew Falkner attacks the ball as Ballarat-Redan wicketkeeper Ross Peterson looks on.…