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Blue-green algae warning for Lake Toolondo

GWMWater has warned the public to avoid direct contact with water in Lake Toolondo after monitoring detected levels of blue-green algae above those considered safe for recreational use.

Mar 24 2017 / No Comment / Read More
Stawell Police are hoping this man can help them in relation to a petrol theft.

Police look for Stawell petrol thief

Stawell Police are appealing for the public’s assistance in identifying a petrol thief.

Mar 23 2017 / No Comment / Read More
Erickson Air-crane coming in to re-fuel at Horsham Aerodrome, 230317.

Ercikson Air-Crane Incredible Hulk visits Horsham for re-fueling

Giant fire-fighting Air-Crane Incredible Hulk makes a fuel stop at Horsham Aerodrome.

Mar 23 2017 / No Comment / Read More

Four dead as car mows down pedestrians in London

Four people have been killed in a suspected terror attack in central London targeting Westminster Bridge and the Houses of Parliament.

Mar 23 2017 / No Comment / Read More

Call for $700,000 to help Rupanyup recovery

A fire that razed chemist and gift shops at Rupanyup has prompted a call for the State Government to provide $700,000 to help with the town’s recovery.

Mar 22 2017 / No Comment / Read More

Horsham’s Wimmera Base Hospital upgrades emergency department

Building work is underway at Horsham’s Wimmera Base Hospital to increase emergency room treatment bays and include a behavioural assessment room.

Mar 22 2017 / No Comment / Read More
Community

Horsham ‘pink ladies’ raise $3300 for breast cancer awareness

Organisers of an annual Pink Lady Day at Horsham Golf Club were thrilled with the success of this year’s event, which raised $3300 for Breast Cancer Network Australia.

Mar 22 2017 / No Comment / Read More

Call for $700,000 to help Rupanyup recovery

A fire that razed chemist and gift shops at Rupanyup has prompted a call for the State Government to provide $700,000 to help with the town’s recovery.

Mar 22 2017 / No Comment / Read More

Emma Kealy calls for State Government to guarantee dialysis, palliative care at Wimmera Cancer Centre

Emma Kealy with the petition.

Member for Lowan Emma Kealy wants a State Government guarantee that dialysis and palliative care services will be part of a new Wimmera Cancer Centre.

Mar 22 2017 / No Comment / Read More

Community spirit high at Horsham Relay For Life

Horsham and District Relay for Life, 170317. St Brigid's team members Darcy Hogan, Mitchell Burke, teacher Miss Naomi Gash, Dominic Hateley and Baccara Mackley.

Community spirit was alive and well at Horsham’s Coughlin Park on Friday night as people from across the Wimmera joined forces in the fight against cancer.

Mar 22 2017 / No Comment / Read More

Natimuk Show to attract preservers

A prize for a new section in a jams and preserves section of Natimuk’s 125th show will have the region’s bottlers and preservers working overtime.

Mar 22 2017 / No Comment / Read More

Wimmera Pride Project founders thrilled with community support

Wimmera Pride Project founders are thrilled with support from Horsham leaders, who have committed to help improve the lives of the region’s LGBTI community.

Mar 22 2017 / No Comment / Read More

Nhill group bid for historic aircraft

HISTORIC: From left, Nhill Aviation Heritage Centre volunteer Alan Scott,  Wirraway owner Borg Sorensen of Tyabb and heritage centre president Rob Lynch with the Wirraway. 
Picture: LESLIE GORDON

A unique and humble type of Australian-made aircraft that helped evict Japanese forces from Papua New Guinea in the Second World War is the subject of Nhill Aviation Heritage Centre’s latest project.

Mar 22 2017 / No Comment / Read More
Sport

PHOTOS | Ss Michael and John’s Primary School athletic sports day

Neeve Kelly gets 'support' from Holly Luciani and Eva Manserra at Ss Michael and John's Primary School athletic sports day.

Ss Michael and John’s Primary School students compete in the school’s annual sports carnival at Cornell park.

Mar 24 2017 / No Comment / Read More

Grampians cricket: Premiership wins for Youth Club, Willaura

While Buangor is Grampians Cricket Association A Grade premier and can justifiably claim to be the best team, having defeated the other three finalists in their last three matches, there were also finals winners in the other two senior grades.

Mar 22 2017 / No Comment / Read More

Horsham ‘pink ladies’ raise $3300 for breast cancer awareness

Organisers of an annual Pink Lady Day at Horsham Golf Club were thrilled with the success of this year’s event, which raised $3300 for Breast Cancer Network Australia.

Mar 22 2017 / No Comment / Read More
Opinion

EDITORIAL – Build-up reveals sporting passion

Anyone doubting whether regional sport maintains a profound role in rural and regional society should think again.

Mar 22 2017 / No Comment / Read More

Talking Business | Communication with staff crucial

For business owners, regularly engaging with employees is imperative.

Mar 8 2017 / No Comment / Read More
Food & Wine

2017 Grampians Grape Escape to feature Adam Liaw

One of Victoria’s favourite food and wine festivals has teamed with one of Australia’s favourite personalities for the 26th annual Grampians Grape Escape at Halls Gap next year.

Dec 21 2016 / Read More
Health & Lifestyle

Horsham ‘pink ladies’ raise $3300 for breast cancer awareness

Organisers of an annual Pink Lady Day at Horsham Golf Club were thrilled with the success of this year’s event, which raised $3300 for Breast Cancer Network Australia.

Mar 22 2017 / Read More
Environment

Blue-green algae warning for Lake Toolondo

GWMWater has warned the public to avoid direct contact with water in Lake Toolondo after monitoring detected levels of blue-green algae above those considered safe for recreational use.

Mar 24 2017 / Read More
Politics

Emma Kealy appeals for driver vigilance on rural roads following fatality

Member for Lowan Emma Kealy has appealed for drivers on rural roads to be vigilant and constantly watch for potential dangers after a 19-year-old man died in a car crash west of Horsham.

Mar 15 2017 / Read More
Arts Entertainment

Ararat Jailhouse Rock Festival leaders: we need more ‘locals’

Organisers of Ararat’s Jailhouse Rock Festival have appealed for greater community engagement in the annual event as they start preparing for next year’s celebration.

Mar 22 2017 / Read More
Business & Finance

Finance Focus with Robert Goudie – Superannuation – don’t set and forget

The government regularly reminds us that each Australian must take responsibility for funding their future.

Mar 22 2017 / Read More
To The Editor

Living in drought

SIR, – With the Wimmera-Mallee drought broken at last, I thought it might be appropriate to share my thoughts as expressed in this little poem I composed while a year-10 student at Horsham College.

Sep 28 2016 / Read More
Agriculture

Marty Knight’s winning Wimmera Machinery Field Days sculpture in national competition

A Wimmera artwork involving hours of labour and scrounging, intricate welding and more than a generous amount of creative thinking will be on its way to Lockhart in New South Wales later this year.

Mar 15 2017 / Read More
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