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Export potential to grow

By DEAN LAWSON Victorian Agriculture Minister Peter Walsh believes the Wimmera-Mallee is well poised to take advantage of international demand for agricultural product-quality assurance.

Jul 23 2014 / No Comment / Read More

Region’s first mosque

BY LAUREN HENRY The Wimmera’s first mosque will open in Horsham next month.

Jul 23 2014 / No Comment / Read More

Crowlands meeting to voice wind-farm fears

By DEAN LAWSON A landowner group at Crowlands near Ararat has organised an August 7 gathering to voice concerns about the impact of Federal Government decisions on wind-farm development in the district.

Jul 23 2014 / No Comment / Read More

New building for welfare services

Wimmera Uniting Care offices are temporarily located in the agency’s new building – the Wimmera Community Service Centre.

Jul 23 2014 / No Comment / Read More
Community

High standards

Wimmera Uniting Care has moved into the new Wimmera Community Service Centre, located next to its existing Baillie Street offices.

Jul 23 2014 / No Comment / Read More

Brass band needs new blood

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Stawell City Brass Band is on the hunt for musicians.

Jul 23 2014 / No Comment / Read More

Doors open

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Apsley’s Border Inn is trading again, providing a gathering place for district residents.

Jul 23 2014 / No Comment / Read More

Children race for Stawell toddler

ALL HEART: A children’s race around Cato Lake, Stawell, will be named after heart patient Kane Holmes, pictured with his parents Candace and Russell Holmes. The Run for Russ event raises money for health awareness in the Grampians region, with five and 10 kilometre walks and runs in Stawell. The event will also raises awareness and money for Heart Kids Australia.

Run for Russ on August 10 will have special meaning to a Stawell family, with the children’s race around Cato Lake named after two-year-old heart patient Kane Holmes.

Jul 23 2014 / No Comment / Read More

Barbecue to farewell 6000-kilometre motorbike ride

PREPARING FOR TREK: Deirdre Coone, centre is flanked by daughters Amanda Mankhe, left, and Jodie Thompson with the restored in 1912 Rover motorcycle that will make the trip to Darwin.

A family barbecue in Great Western on Sunday will launch a 6000-kilometre, 21-day money-raising trek from Adelaide to Darwin.

Jul 23 2014 / No Comment / Read More

Vietnam veterans service

Wimmera sub-branch of the Vietnam Veterans Association of Australia will lead a commemorative service at a Sawyer Park Cenotaph in Horsham on August 17.

Jul 23 2014 / No Comment / Read More
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Sport

Stawell marathon

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Stawell Regional Health will host its first ever half marathon as a fundraiser on October 5 in Stawell.

Jul 23 2014 / No Comment / Read More

Hockey boss visits

IN ATTACK: Horsham Bombers’ Traiyth Leffler, left, and Nhill Leopards’ full back Dakarai Delaney were best for their respective teams in a two-all draw. Picture: RACHEL CLARK

By RACHEL CLARK Hockey Victoria chief executive Andrew Skillern will visit the Wimmera this Friday night during Wimmera Hockey Association’s round-14 matches.

Jul 23 2014 / No Comment / Read More

Fenn too classy in cross country race

BY Keith Lofthouse One-time Olympic Games prospect Paul Fenn was too classy for club runners when he powered to victory in Stawell and Ararat Cross Country Club’s 10-kilometre Jock and Sylvia Logan Memorial Handicap at Stawell.

Jul 23 2014 / No Comment / Read More
Opinion

Opportunity

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From left, Member for Western Victoria David O’Brien, Nationals candidate for Ripon Scott Turner, Deputy Premier Peter Ryan, Ararat Rural City Council chief executive Andrew Evans and Ararat Mayor Paul Hooper discuss the future of Ararat’s Gordon Street Oval.

Jul 23 2014 / No Comment / Read More

It’s a brave new world of power generation

By DEAN LAWSON The Australian hip pocket will ultimately dictate how much we tap into renewable energy.

Jul 23 2014 / No Comment / Read More

Volunteers are crucial for community health

By DEAN LAWSON It is far from surprising that volunteers running Horsham’s Labour Day weekend fishing contest are so worn out that we might have seen the last of this iconic event.

Jul 16 2014 / No Comment / Read More
Food & Wine READY FOR ACTION: Maxine Kahukura, Jahneva McGinnis, Claudia Lee, Birchip P-12 College VET teacher Kristy Knights, Dammy Owa, Kimberly Hill and Jaquelyn Street prepare for BCB’s agribusiness dinner.

Networking chance at expo pre-dinner

Farmers and regional agribusinesses are invited to join visiting researchers, agricultural specialists and BCG staff for the 2014 BCG agribusiness dinner next Wednesday.

Jun 25 2014 / Read More
Health & Lifestyle

New building for welfare services

Wimmera Uniting Care offices are temporarily located in the agency’s new building – the Wimmera Community Service Centre.

Jul 23 2014 / Read More
Environment

Rural water awards open

Nominations are now open for the 2014 Rural Water Awards.

Jul 23 2014 / Read More
Government

Grant for Hindmarsh Shire youth

Young people in the Hindmarsh Shire will be encouraged to get involved in their community, thanks to a $30,000 State Government grant.

Jul 23 2014 / Read More
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Brass band needs new blood

Stawell City Brass Band is on the hunt for musicians.

Jul 23 2014 / Read More
Business & Finance

Tap into the power of compounding

When you invest over a period of time, compound interest is your best friend.

Jul 23 2014 / Read More
To The Editor

Disgraceful appearance

SIR – Many locals and visitors have commented to me of the disgraceful appearance of Miram – old buildings fall deeper into disrepair, other buildings slapped together with bits of tin and in general, visible junk in full view.

Jul 23 2014 / Read More
Country Today

Export potential to grow

By DEAN LAWSON Victorian Agriculture Minister Peter Walsh believes the Wimmera-Mallee is well poised to take advantage of international demand for agricultural product-quality assurance.

Jul 23 2014 / Read More
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