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Time to take a stand

By LAUREN HENRY Horsham and Ararat municipalities have among the highest rates of violence against women in the state.

Nov 19 2014 / No Comment / Read More
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Accolades for Warracknabeal hotel

Warracknabeal’s Creekside Hotel head chef Niranjan Chaudhary, second year chef apprentice Keenan May and owners Sally and Kevin Gebert at Australian Hotels and Hospitality Association Awards in Melbourne.

Nov 19 2014 / No Comment / Read More

Drought policy needed

Member for Mallee Andrew Broad plans to campaign for the Federal Government to reinstate a national drought policy.

Nov 19 2014 / No Comment / Read More

Wimmera crop yield total to decrease

A national crop report has forecast wheat yields to drop 14 percent, barley by 24 percent and canola, nine percent.

Nov 19 2014 / No Comment / Read More

Coalition pledge for Wimmera grains research

The blossoming research capabilities of the Wimmera’s Grains Innovation Park are set for a boost if the Coalition wins the State election.

Nov 19 2014 / No Comment / Read More

Accolade for community newspaper

The Weekly Advertiser has continued to establish a strong presence in Victoria’s rural print media, performing strongly in this year’s non-daily country press awards.

Nov 19 2014 / No Comment / Read More
Community

Gifts for the children

SALVO RIDE: Horsham Chapter of Harley Owners Group David Walker and Major Carolyn Wright from the Salvation Army.

Motorcyclists from across the Wimmera are preparing to kick-start an annual Salvo’s Ride from Natimuk to Horsham to collect donations for needy children this Christmas.

Nov 19 2014 / No Comment / Read More

Bit lippy

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They have been itchy, irritating and attracting scorn from spouses.

Nov 19 2014 / No Comment / Read More

Cafe pops up on Wimmera river

A pop-up Café on the River will continue each Sunday until Christmas.

Nov 19 2014 / No Comment / Read More

Horsham wishing tree for the needy

GIVING; Former Horsham Mayor David Grimble is pictured with Kmart staff at the launch of the Kmart Wishing Tree in Horsham Plaza.

Former Horsham Mayor David Grimble has launched an annual Kmart wishing tree project in Horsham Plaza.

Nov 19 2014 / No Comment / Read More

Christmas appeal

LITTLE HELPERS: Twins Charlie and Henry Crafter, of Horsham, were among the first to make a donation to the 2014 annual Christmas appeal. They are pictured with Wimmera Uniting Care’s Emma Hynes. Picture: BELINDA ELLIOTT

Wimmera Uniting Care has appealed for strong public support for its Christmas appeal, with extra people likely to require help in 2014.

Nov 19 2014 / No Comment / Read More
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Sport

Money for Stawell gift

The Stawell Gift will benefit from Coalition and Labor election commitments, receiving significant funding boosts.

Nov 19 2014 / No Comment / Read More

Lakers to play in Horsham

Jeparit-Rainbow Football and Netball Club will play in Horsham District League next year.

Nov 19 2014 / No Comment / Read More

Bowled over

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Good mates Clive Friebel and Dennis Tyler won Sunnyside Bowling Club’s Open Pairs competition.

Nov 19 2014 / No Comment / Read More
Opinion

Let’s be innovative!

By DEAN LAWSON Political leaders tend to loosely use the WORD ‘innovation’ when spruiking the ideals of a venture, concept or project they have decided to support.

Nov 19 2014 / No Comment / Read More

Decentralisation – not a dirty word

By DEAN LAWSON You only have to quickly look at a map of Australia and there is almost an immediate realisation that Victoria, when compared with the rest of Australia, is a relatively small state.

Nov 12 2014 / No Comment / Read More

Money flow grows as election draws near

By DEAN LAWSON To say it has been hard to keep track of State Government funding announcements across the region in the past few weeks would be understatement.

Nov 5 2014 / No Comment / Read More
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Accolades for Warracknabeal hotel

Warracknabeal’s Creekside Hotel head chef Niranjan Chaudhary, second year chef apprentice Keenan May and owners Sally and Kevin Gebert at Australian Hotels and Hospitality Association Awards in Melbourne.

Nov 19 2014 / Read More
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Bit lippy

They have been itchy, irritating and attracting scorn from spouses.

Nov 19 2014 / Read More
Environment

Fire fighting air support arrives in Wimmera

A forecast of an above average risk of bushfire and grassfires this summer has prompted the earlier convening of fire-fighting aircraft in the Wimmera.

Nov 12 2014 / Read More
Politics

Coalition pledge for Wimmera grains research

The blossoming research capabilities of the Wimmera’s Grains Innovation Park are set for a boost if the Coalition wins the State election.

Nov 19 2014 / Read More
Arts Entertainment VISITING ARTISTS: Victorian College of the Arts graduating students will bring various performances to Natimuk on Saturday.

Arts students to perform in Natimuk

The Victorian College of the Arts’ Company 2014 will present a series of free performances in Natimuk on Saturday.

Nov 19 2014 / Read More
Business & Finance

Aged-care reform and your family

Recent changes to Australia’s aged-care system will impact both residential and at-home care patients.

Nov 19 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

Drought policy needed

Member for Mallee Andrew Broad plans to campaign for the Federal Government to reinstate a national drought policy.

Nov 19 2014 / Read More
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