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Thursday paper for The Weekly Advertiser

This week’s edition of The Weekly Advertiser will be published on Thursday instead of Wednesday in lieu of Anzac Day falling on the Wednesday.

Apr 22 2018 / No Comment / Read More

Glenda McLean resigns as Ararat Rural City councillor

Ararat Rural City Council chief executive Allan Bawden has confirmed Glenda McLean has resigned as a councillor, effective today.

Apr 20 2018 / No Comment / Read More

Stawell, Kaniva, Dimboola colleges share in $6.9-million for upgrades

Stawell, Kaniva and Dimboola colleges will share in $6.

Apr 20 2018 / No Comment / Read More

Ararat mayor Glenda McLean resigns

Ararat Rural City Council will need to elect a new mayor.

Apr 19 2018 / No Comment / Read More

Ararat mayor Glenda McLean seeks audience with Local Government Minister

Ararat mayor Glenda McLean wants an audience with Victorian Local Government Minister Marlene Kairouz before making any decision about her future on Ararat Rural City Council.

Apr 19 2018 / No Comment / Read More

Delays for McPherson Street in Horsham from April 26

VicRoads has advised that major resurfacing works will occur on McPherson Street in Horsham as part of staged works to improve the Western Highway.

Apr 19 2018 / No Comment / Read More
Rural Financial Counselling Service
Community

Stawell, Kaniva, Dimboola colleges share in $6.9-million for upgrades

Stawell, Kaniva and Dimboola colleges will share in $6.

Apr 20 2018 / No Comment / Read More

$1-million funding boost for Harrow Recreation Reserve

Harrow-Balmoral Football Netball Club members and supporters are celebrating a $1-million State Government funding boost to overhaul facilities at Harrow Recreation Reserve.

Apr 18 2018 / No Comment / Read More

Stawell’s North Park receives $600,000 funding boost to upgrade facilities

Leaders behind upgrades at Stawell’s North Park are celebrating a second major funding injection to redevelop outdated facilities in as many years.

Apr 18 2018 / No Comment / Read More

PHOTOS | VIDEO | Meat Meet barbecue battle win to Big Smoke BBQ

Phil Zanker, Warracknabeal, with his Fire 'N Smoke truck at a Meat Meet at Longerenong.

BARBECUE BATTLE: Twenty-six teams battled the elements on Saturday and Sunday to compete in an Australian Barbecue Alliance Meat Meet in Horsham.

Apr 18 2018 / No Comment / Read More

Dawn Hobbs celebrates 90 years with large family gathering

BIRTHDAY MILESTONE: Horsham community stalwart Dawn Hobbs celebrated her 90th birthday with family and friends on Sunday.

Apr 18 2018 / No Comment / Read More

GWMWater to deliver greater water pressure for Horsham, Haven

GWMWater will work to increase water pressure in Horsham and its southern suburb Haven from next month.

Apr 18 2018 / No Comment / Read More

Learn to ‘speak out’ at Stawell

Understanding family violence is the topic of the latest ‘speak out’ night at Stawell Church of Christ.

Apr 18 2018 / No Comment / Read More
Sport

PHOTOS: Harrow-Balmoral vs Kalkee at Harrow

Clinton Robinson and Steve Schultz pounce on the ball, Harrow-Balmoral vs Kalkee at Harrow.

Harrow-Balmoral defeated Kalkee by 19 points at Harrow while in the A Grade netball, Kalkee reversed the result by five goals.

Apr 21 2018 / No Comment / Read More

PHOTOS: Horsham Demons take on Horsham Saints in female footy derby

Charlotte Launder gets caught by a gang of Saints. Horsham Demons vs Horsham Saints.

Horsham Demons defeated the Saints 6.

Apr 20 2018 / No Comment / Read More

$1-million funding boost for Harrow Recreation Reserve

Harrow-Balmoral Football Netball Club members and supporters are celebrating a $1-million State Government funding boost to overhaul facilities at Harrow Recreation Reserve.

Apr 18 2018 / No Comment / Read More
Opinion

EDITORIAL: Reliability crucial for NBN success

Turn it off and turn it on again and hope for the best! Or perhaps, ‘don’t worry, it will eventually be okay!’ That seems some of the best anecdotal advice going around for people trying to overcome issues involving their…

Apr 18 2018 / No Comment / Read More

EDITORIAL: Boundary changes expose neglect

We could easily accept official proposals to expand the federal electoral division of Mallee as simple evolution and a matter of course based on long-term population drift.

Apr 11 2018 / No Comment / Read More

EDITORIAL: Send them off! It’s not cricket…

For those of us old enough to remember, there was a glaring problem with country football that was dangerous and ugly.

Apr 4 2018 / No Comment / Read More
Food & Wine

Countdown on to Grampians Seriously Shiraz wine festival

Grampians Wine Region will celebrate award-winning shiraz at some of the best wineries in Australia at an annual Seriously Shiraz festival from November 3 to 7.

Oct 18 2017 / Read More
Health & Lifestyle

Learn to ‘speak out’ at Stawell

Understanding family violence is the topic of the latest ‘speak out’ night at Stawell Church of Christ.

Apr 18 2018 / Read More
Environment Allan Moyle with his barne velder at Wimmera Poultry Club auction.

PHOTOS: Wimmera Poultry Club auction a success

AUCTION: Wimmera Poultry Club welcomed people from across Victoria and interstate to its annual auction at its poultry pavilion at Horsham Showground on Sunday.

Apr 18 2018 / Read More
Politics

Emma Kealy angry over family violence safety hub shortfall

‘Totally unacceptable’ is how Member for Lowan Emma Kealy has described the allocation of one Family Violence Support and Safety Hub in western Victoria.

Dec 6 2017 / Read More
Arts Entertainment Circus Oz performers make themselves at home in Horsham.

VIDEO: Circus Oz bumps into Horsham Town Hall

The latest production from Circus Oz, called Model Citizens, will be at Horsham Town Hall for afternoon and evening shows on Saturday.

Apr 19 2018 / Read More
Business & Finance

FINANCE: SMSF a popular option

Self-Managed Super Funds, SMSFs, have become a popular way for Australians to control their superannuation.

Apr 18 2018 / Read More
To The Editor

LETTER: Future alternatives

SIR, – I read with interest your editorial, March 28, 2018,‘The Wimmera, yes we exist!’ In regards to Melbourne I agree that it is a ‘glaring red flag for a state that has a capital city slowly choking itself with…

Apr 4 2018 / Read More
Agriculture Allan Moyle with his barne velder at Wimmera Poultry Club auction.

PHOTOS: Wimmera Poultry Club auction a success

AUCTION: Wimmera Poultry Club welcomed people from across Victoria and interstate to its annual auction at its poultry pavilion at Horsham Showground on Sunday.

Apr 18 2018 / Read More
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