First-up win for new arrival

COLIN LITTLE admitted to not knowing much about one of his stable's newest acquisitions, Predominator, but…

Biased banter on bowls

* A TEAM from Beaufort Golf division eight was the only rink to bring up the…

Drug claim rejected

The 19-year-old faced an independent inquiry after allegations that she had supplied suspended lifters Jenna Myers,…

Emerson ready for comeback

RUN OFF HIS FEET: Peter Emerson finds time to train during the hectic Christmas sales for…

Garrett yet to approve wind farm

FEDERAL Environment Minister Peter Garrett is yet to approve Stockyard Hill Wind Farm under the government's…

Evandale’s Grimas face a VFL identity crisis

CAT IN THE CRADLE: Geelong draftee Todd Grima on the training track at Skilled Stadium. Picture:…

More fire refuges planned

DAYLESFORD may soon have a second Neighbourhood Safer Place this fire season, Hepburn Shire Council says.Council…

COMMONWEALTH GAMES COUNTDOWN

TALENTED: Newstead Harriers athlete Josh Harris at training yesterday. Picture: NEIL RICHARDSONElyse Jenkins, of Sandy Bay,…

Ballarat water restrictions move draws strong reaction

BALLARAT residents have reacted strongly to the decision to ease the city's water restrictions to stage…

Golf: Mt Xavier’s Michael Kiellerup enjoys the challenge

KICKING UP THE SAND: Mt Xavier Golf Club's Michael Kiellerup still finds a challenge in the…

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…