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Horsham racecourse primed for overhaul

By DEAN LAWSON A $100,000 soccer-pitch project is spearheading major redevelopment in Horsham Racecourse’s Central Park sporting precinct.

Dec 17 2014 / No Comment / Read More

Police investigate fires

Firefighters are urging people with information about another spate of suspicious fires in the Great Western-Stawell area to pass on details to police.

Dec 17 2014 / No Comment / Read More
Mary Raynes

Pulses perform well in tough growing season

National pulse industry leaders expect southern Australian broadacre farmers to continue increasing the size of their pulse crops despite a harsh 2014 season.

Dec 17 2014 / No Comment / Read More

Horsham Court upholds duck finding

Horsham County Court has ordered a Sorrento man, 68, to pay a $1000 fine and $5000 in costs for hunting protected freckled duck and possessing and using toxic lead shot.

Dec 17 2014 / No Comment / Read More

Six arrested in drug busts at seven Horsham homes

Police arrested six people after drug raids at seven properties in Horsham.

Dec 17 2014 / No Comment / Read More

MP welcomes migrant laws

Member for Mallee Mr Andrew Broad has welcomed new laws that allow migrants to work in rural Australia.

Dec 17 2014 / No Comment / Read More
Community

Welcome donation

A charity golf day and auction has raised $9000 to boost a fundraising effort for a planned Wimmera Cancer Centre.

Dec 17 2014 / No Comment / Read More

Entertainer to lead Grampians carols

FESTIVITIES IN THE GAP: Northern Grampians Mayor Murray Emerson, with organisers of Carols in the Grampians, from left, Greg Little, Carly Garonne, Jeff Lovell, Shelly Chalmers and Halls Gap Tourism secretary Stephen Oders.

Long-time media personality and performer Denis Walter is set to headline a huge night of outdoor entertainment in Halls Gap on Friday night.

Dec 17 2014 / No Comment / Read More

Horsham abuzz with movie stars

CELEBRITY SIGHTINGS: Actors Shane Jacobson and Gyton Grantley, back, with from left, Mark Sulic, Chloe Frankham, Sophie Frankham, Shauna Johnson and Jess Kellar at the Exchange Hotel, Horsham.

By DEAN LAWSON It just seems weird! It has been a struggle getting the head around seeing the nasty computer-program bloke from The Matrix who is also an elf king from Lord of the Rings, the voice of Megatron in…

Dec 17 2014 / No Comment / Read More

Dressmaker curtain falls on Wimmera region

SLICE OF FAME: Wimmera extras appearing in The Dressmaker, from left, Zac Price, Kathy Vine, Meredith Shaw, Andrew McKenzie and Dalton Cross, as actors in the background wait for the next take. Pictures: LAUREN HENRY

By DEAN LAWSON Regional fans who have followed or been involved in the production of international movie The Dressmaker now have to wait until an October release to see the final product.

Dec 17 2014 / No Comment / Read More

Christmas time

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Charlie and Jack Henry, of Horsham, check out Christmas lights and display at the Schwarz’s residence in McIntyre Street, Horsham.

Dec 17 2014 / No Comment / Read More
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Sport

Horsham racecourse primed for overhaul

By DEAN LAWSON A $100,000 soccer-pitch project is spearheading major redevelopment in Horsham Racecourse’s Central Park sporting precinct.

Dec 17 2014 / No Comment / Read More

Horsham Golfer is monthly nominee

Horsham golfer and previous nominee Levi Burns is the October nomination for Wimmera Sports Star of the Year awards.

Dec 17 2014 / No Comment / Read More

Top teams to grapple in Horsham association

Horsham Cricket Association benchmark teams will jostle for position in what loom as critical games before a Christmas break.

Dec 17 2014 / No Comment / Read More
Opinion

Opportunity open to all student graduates

By DEAN LAWSON We pause for a moment in our celebrations with excited teenage graduates to consider others who have had their dreams, for the moment at least, dashed by a few disappointing numbers.

Dec 17 2014 / No Comment / Read More

Awaiting the benefits

By DEAN LAWSON We wait with interest to see the full impact of a change in State Government and optimistically look forward to what the result might mean for our part of the world.

Dec 10 2014 / No Comment / Read More

Labor needs to support all of Victoria

By DEAN LAWSON  We hope the new State Labor Government can focus on a need to develop Victoria as a whole and avoid falling into a new-administration trap of concentrating all its efforts into Melbourne and the state’s provincial cities.

Dec 3 2014 / No Comment / Read More
Food & Wine Matt Preston

Matt Preston at Grampians Grape Escape

Celebrity food critic Matt Preston will be ambassador for next year’s Grampians Grape Escape.

Dec 17 2014 / Read More
Health & Lifestyle

Welcome donation

A charity golf day and auction has raised $9000 to boost a fundraising effort for a planned Wimmera Cancer Centre.

Dec 17 2014 / Read More
Environment e-lutheran school veggie patch019

Green thumbs

A sustainable vegetable garden at Horsham’s Holy Trinity Lutheran School is coming together thanks to a fundraising donation, raised at a trivia night.

Dec 17 2014 / Read More
Politics

MP welcomes migrant laws

Member for Mallee Mr Andrew Broad has welcomed new laws that allow migrants to work in rural Australia.

Dec 17 2014 / Read More
Arts Entertainment FESTIVITIES IN THE GAP: Northern Grampians Mayor Murray Emerson, with organisers of Carols in the Grampians, from left, Greg Little, Carly Garonne, Jeff Lovell, Shelly Chalmers and Halls Gap Tourism secretary Stephen Oders.

Entertainer to lead Grampians carols

Long-time media personality and performer Denis Walter is set to headline a huge night of outdoor entertainment in Halls Gap on Friday night.

Dec 17 2014 / Read More
Business & Finance e-Pick a Posie009

Fresh arrangement

Sisters Tricia Bryan, left, and Donna Johns have opened their new florist business Pick a Posie in Urquhart Street, Horsham.

Dec 17 2014 / Read More
To The Editor

Asylum seekers not illegal

SIR– Julian Burnside is an eminent barrister and human rights activist.

Nov 12 2014 / Read More
Agriculture Mary Raynes

Pulses perform well in tough growing season

National pulse industry leaders expect southern Australian broadacre farmers to continue increasing the size of their pulse crops despite a harsh 2014 season.

Dec 17 2014 / Read More
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