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CCTV shows up to 3 arsonists in Delacombe factory fire

Arson Squad detectives and police from the Ballarat Criminal Investigation Unit are studying CCTV from Sutton St Delacombe, showing up to 3 people leaving the scene of a suspicious fire in Sutton St at 1am today . Detective Senior Sergeant David Hermit says the ownerof the business was licenced to carry...

Operation Nexus wraps up

94 Speeding offences have been detected in the Ballarat Public Service Area in an operation over the Easter Period. Operation Nexus ran from Thursday the 13th of April through until Anzac Day. Police also caught:-13 drink drivers-19...

Sovereigns go down in first round of VNL

The ACU Sovereigns have had a loss in their first game of the Victorian Netball League Season. They took on DC North East Blaze but went down by 26 points last night.

Thousands turn up for Anzac Day Commemorations

Thousands of locals have attended Anzac Day services across the Ballarat region on the one-hundred-and-second anniversary of the ANZAC Landing at Galopolli. Services included the Dawn Service at the Ballarat Cenotaph and a March and Commemorative...

Severe Weather Warning in place for region

A Severe Weather Warning's in place for out part of the state today.  The Weather Bureau is predicting Damaging winds averaging 60 to 70km/h as a strong cold front moves in. The SES is advising to move...

ACU Sovereigns kick off VNL Season tonight

The ACU Sovereigns kick off their Victorian Netball League season tonight.. They take on DC North East Blaze Coach Kim Bailey said the team has been training hard.

Police investigating alleged Credit Card Theft

Police are calling for help from the public to help identify two men captured on CCTV. They say the men went to help a fifty nine year-old woman when she tripped and fell at Sebastopol McDonald's...

Police investigating theft of Railway Equipment

An investigation is continuing after railway equipment was taken from a car in Ballarat on Friday night. Police say offenders gained access to a secure depot within Ballarat Central between 6pm on Friday night and 6am...

Police investigating theft of fridge

Police are investigating after a fridge was allegedly stolen from a parked car at the Sovereign Hill Hotel. A man's been captured on CCTV leaving the scene in a White Holden Astra sedan. Anyone with information should...

16 years jail for killer of Springbank war veteran

A man who was high on ice when he fatally stabbed a Springbank war veteran has been sentenced this afternoon to a maximum of 16 years jail. Kenneth Handford was found dead on his 90th birthday...

2000 customers without power in outer Ballarat Area

A Power Fault at Warrenheip on the Western Highway has left close to two thousand customers in the outer Ballarat region with no power. The outage has affected areas including Ballan...Mount Egerton...Elaine...Lalal...Learmonth...Cardigan...Invermay and Miners Rest. Powercor's estimated...

Planned Burn at Pax Hill this weekend

A planned burn and training exercise is to be done at PAX Hill this weekend. More than 30 CFA volunteers are set to participate in the Burn, it will help them learn the skills and techniques...

CHFL Round 3 this weekend

Round 3 of the Central Highlands Football Netball League is on this weekend. Ballan V Springbank. Bungaree V Hepburn. Buninyong V Dunnstown. Clunes V Carngham Linton. Daylesford V Waubra. Gordon V Beaufort. LEarmonth V Skipton. Newlyn V Rokewood-Corindhap. Creswick - BYE.

Ballarat Football League Rd 1 this weekend

Footy and Netball Returns to Ballarat this weekend with round 1 in the Ballarat Football Netball league. East Point V Ballarat. Redan V Lake Wendouree. Sunbury V Melton. Darley V Bacchus Marsh. Melton South V North Ballarat City. Sebastopol - Bye.

ANZAC Day Services and Road Closures next week

A number of ANZAC Day services will be held across Ballarat next week: 5.45am: Ballarat Dawn Service, Cenotaph, Sturt Street 8.00am: Arch of Victory Service followed by planting of Lone Pine 8.45am: Sebastopol RSL Service 9.00am: Ex-Prisoner of War...