Carnival’s renaissance

Living tradition: Women in medieval costumes are carried by men dressed as gondoliers through St Marks…

Magistrates Court: Abused offender ducks jail

A 21-YEAR-OLD probationary driver who repeatedly got behind the wheel while suspended to escape an abusive…

Chance to compete on chopping block

Call for donations: Champion wood chopper Jacqueline Bakes is keen to represent Australia at the Royal…

Ashby returns to Lady Miners

SHE'S BACK: Karen Ashby, pictured with daughter Eliza, will return to the Lady Miners next season.…

Fears for wildlife in light of review

A volunteer rescue group has been told Parks and Wildlife officers had been directed to no…

Miller’s return is a boost for Red Caps

Wendouree captain Heath Pyke will lead the reigning Cricket Willow Cup holder into battle at the…

Reunion aims to restart famous YCW club

REUNION: Morrie Holloway, Mick Walsh, Ron Rosser, John Tuddenham, Kevin Cunningham, Mavis Maher and Frank Burke…

Memorable season ends with three Celtic Tiger wins

CELTIC Tigers capped off a memorable season with a trio of victories in the Ballarat Basketball…

Ballarat rallies behind Sebastopol pensioner

Sebastopol pensioner John Odgers. Picture: Daniel Hartley-AllenTHE Ballarat community has rallied to help a Sebastopol pensioner…

Water quality sidestepped

Obligation: Mark Shelton (1/2)A public meeting at Caveside last Thursday heard residents had experienced dirty water…

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…

MARKET HIGHLIGHTS

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Police hunt Yandoit gunman

SEARCHING: Detective Senior Constable Dean Richards, left, and Detective Acting Sergeant Andrew Brady from the Armed…