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…

Cricket: rising stars add spark to BCA Country Week squad

STEPPING UP: Former under-21 captain Josh White will take his game to the next level in…

A kind of victory for women who want home birth

VICTORIAN women who want to give birth in the comfort of their own homes have won…

Bid for $55m cancer centre for Ballarat

HEALTHY PROPOSAL: St John of God CEO John Fogarty, Member for Ballarat Catherine King and Ballarat…

Ballarat’s Sr Dominic Foley inspired by life of Mary MacKillop

DRAWING INSPIRATION: Sr Dominic Foley hopes more Australians will be driven to learn about Mary MacKillop's…

County Court: Jail for 71-year-old sexual predator

A VICTIM of a serial sexual predator jailed yesterday for attacks on him and two other…

Stage 3 water restrictions: frequently asked questions

What is Stage 3?The Stage 3 water restrictions will be introduced from 1 January 2010 and…

BFL: onballer Jason McNamara back on old turf

TOUGH onballer Jason McNamara has been making an impact on his old stomping ground.The former North…

BRBA round 12 bowls results

DIVISION ONEMT XAVIER 101 d VICTORIA 76Curran, Anywl, Grieve, Glasson 27 d Gibcus, McGuigan, McFarlane, Frka…

Ballarat hosts charity golf day

FUN: Cricketing great Dean Jones was among the celebrities at the Ballarat Golf ClubCRICKETERS, football stars,…

BCA: Bulls snatch dramatic tie

LOW-order bat Luke Nunn carried Brown Hill to a dramatic 169-run tie with Golden Point at…

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…