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Upgrade to track in Horsham

Horsham’s harness track will be one of the first venues to benefit from the Victorian Racing Industry Fund, announced as part of the State Government’s Budget.

May 27 2015 / No Comment / Read More

Council push for stadium

By DEAN LAWSON Community leaders have made the most of a visit from Victorian Sports Minister John Eren to emphasise a need for a multi-use indoor sport and community stadium in Horsham.

May 27 2015 / No Comment / Read More
RISING STAR: Horsham gymnast Hudson Irwin won four gold medals at the Australian Gymnastics Championships in Melbourne, placing him among the best junior gymnasts in the country.

Growing opportunity

National gold medals to 14-year-old Horsham gymnast Hudson Irwin have reflected growing opportunities for talented Wimmera athletes to pursue their sporting potential.

May 27 2015 / No Comment / Read More

Region’s investment plan launched

The Wimmera-Southern Mallee outlined its vision and priorities for the future, launching the region’s Investment Plan at Parliament House yesterday.

May 27 2015 / No Comment / Read More

Kealy slams CFA proposal

Member for Lowan Emma Kealy has described a union recommendation to remove volunteers from the Country Fire Authority management board as ‘a disgrace’.

May 27 2015 / No Comment / Read More
PROJECT AREA:
Australian Zircon plan to mine 3500 hectares near Taylors Lake, south-east of Horsham. The map shows the mine area.

Anti-mine group wants meeting

A farming group objecting to the development of a multi million-dollar sand mine at Taylors Lake near Horsham has continued to press for a meeting with State Government ministers on the issue.

May 27 2015 / No Comment / Read More
Community

Parker launches program

SEASONS OPENING: Johanna Parker at the Seasons of Wellness program opening.

Former Warracknabeal student Johanna Parker delivered a strong message of health and wellbeing at a Seasons of Wellness campaign opening in Warracknabeal.

May 27 2015 / No Comment / Read More

Fun run

Sarah, Mikah, Narelle and Maddix Hughes participated in the Run the Gap on Sunday. Picture: JESS KELLAR

Sarah, Mikah, Narelle and Maddix Hughes participated in the Run the Gap on Sunday.

May 27 2015 / No Comment / Read More

Family fun at art festival

ALL ACCESS ARTS: Isabelle Hoskins interacts with Miss Ruby at FRISK, an arts performance in the Wimmera last year. Picture: MELISSA POWELL PHOTOGRAPHY

A family fun day with activities and performances popping up in Horsham CBD on Sunday will be a highlight of this year’s Art Is… Festival.

May 27 2015 / No Comment / Read More

Night of Nights goes 80s in Ararat

Ararat Performing Arts Centre will rock to the sounds of 1980s when patrons gather for Ararat’s 14th annual Victoria Police Blue Ribbon Foundation gala ‘Night of Nights’ The foundation’s Ararat branch will present high-energy Melbourne rock band 80s Roxx On…

May 27 2015 / No Comment / Read More

Baby expo bonus

INAUGURAL EXPO: Wimmera Baby Expo organiser Emily Friedrichsen, with son Leyton Hay, five months, middle, and helpers Anai Taylor, 10, left, and Larrissa Crawford, 11, right.

Prenatal classes, guest speakers and a range of pregnancy and infant-related exhibitors will feature at the Wimmera Baby Expo.

May 27 2015 / No Comment / Read More
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Sport

Upgrade to track in Horsham

Horsham’s harness track will be one of the first venues to benefit from the Victorian Racing Industry Fund, announced as part of the State Government’s Budget.

May 27 2015 / No Comment / Read More

Giant-killing Tigers on prowl

By MICK SHANNON Round six of the Mallee Football League saw Sea Lake Nandaly Tigers defeat the Southern Mallee Giants by 39 points.

May 27 2015 / No Comment / Read More

Wimmera players in state victory

Darcy Tucker

Wimmera players Jarrod Berry and Darcy Tucker, from Horsham Saints,  joined fellow North Ballarat Rebels team-mate Yestin Eades to help lead Vic Country to a five-point win over Vic Metro in an AFL under-18 championships.

May 27 2015 / No Comment / Read More
Opinion

Making headway in the cancer battle

Professor George Kannourakis

By DEAN LAWSON Considering the amount of time, effort and money that goes towards fighting cancer, it is a legitimate question to ask whether we have made much progress in tackling this scourge of humanity? There are so many projects,…

May 27 2015 / No Comment / Read More

Volunteers – the more the merrier

By DEAN LAWSON On the face of it, helping out with your sporting or community club, group or organisation doesn’t seem that big a deal.

May 20 2015 / No Comment / Read More

Continuous battle

By DEAN LAWSON It is incredible that local government continues to fight a never-ending battle to win a greater share of taxpayer money.

May 13 2015 / No Comment / Read More
Food & Wine

Texan barbecue feature

Slow-cooked Texan barbecue fare will be among the food on offer at the third annual Creekside Food Fest in Warracknabeal.

May 27 2015 / Read More
Health & Lifestyle SEASONS OPENING: Johanna Parker at the Seasons of Wellness program opening.

Parker launches program

Former Warracknabeal student Johanna Parker delivered a strong message of health and wellbeing at a Seasons of Wellness campaign opening in Warracknabeal.

May 27 2015 / Read More
Environment PROJECT AREA:
Australian Zircon plan to mine 3500 hectares near Taylors Lake, south-east of Horsham. The map shows the mine area.

Anti-mine group wants meeting

A farming group objecting to the development of a multi million-dollar sand mine at Taylors Lake near Horsham has continued to press for a meeting with State Government ministers on the issue.

May 27 2015 / Read More
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Project visit

Victorian Treasurer Tim Pallas has made a quick visit to Stawell and Ararat to see first hand some of the major projects the State Government is financially supporting.

May 20 2015 / Read More
Arts Entertainment ALL ACCESS ARTS: Isabelle Hoskins interacts with Miss Ruby at FRISK, an arts performance in the Wimmera last year. Picture: MELISSA POWELL PHOTOGRAPHY

Family fun at art festival

A family fun day with activities and performances popping up in Horsham CBD on Sunday will be a highlight of this year’s Art Is… Festival.

May 27 2015 / Read More
Business & Finance

Tax rules affect different income

Anyone who has completed their own tax return will know that the tax office treats different types of income differently.

May 28 2015 / Read More
To The Editor

House of people

SIR – For the first time in Australia’s political history, the Senate is the House of the People.

May 20 2015 / Read More
Agriculture PROJECT AREA:
Australian Zircon plan to mine 3500 hectares near Taylors Lake, south-east of Horsham. The map shows the mine area.

Anti-mine group wants meeting

A farming group objecting to the development of a multi million-dollar sand mine at Taylors Lake near Horsham has continued to press for a meeting with State Government ministers on the issue.

May 27 2015 / Read More
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