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Commission of Inquiry to consider Ararat rating strategy.

The State Government will appoint a Commission of Inquiry to consider the efficiency and effectiveness of the Ararat Rural City’s rating strategy.

Jun 24 2017 / No Comment / Read More

Horsham police seek witnesses to alleged assault

Police are appealing for witnesses to an alleged assault in Rose Street, Horsham, on Sunday.

Jun 23 2017 / No Comment / Read More
Josiah Mock, Hugo Chincarini, Caleb Eilola in Holy Trinity Lutheran College production of The Music Man Jr.

PHOTOS | Holy Trinity Lutheran College students hit the stage with The Music Man, Jr

Holy Trinity Lutheran College’s production of The Music Man Junior.

Jun 22 2017 / No Comment / Read More

PHOTOS: We’re Going on a Bear Hunt

Hundreds of Wimmera school children and packed Horsham Town Hall for the stage production of the children's classic.

Jun 22 2017 / No Comment / Read More
HAPPY ANNIVERSARY: Reg and Elva Pilmore celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary. Picture: PAUL CARRACHER

Seven decades of married life for Reg and Elva Pilmore

A Wimmera husband and wife team who forged a special partnership two years after the end of the Second World War has reached a rare and significant milestone.

Jun 21 2017 / No Comment / Read More
Adele Joseph, Pippa McDonald and Mia Bourne at Horsham Primary School Old Time dress up day.

PHOTOS: Horsham Primary School turns back the clock to the olden days

Students from Horsham Primary School explored the olden days with a dress up day at the school.

Jun 21 2017 / No Comment / Read More
Community

Horsham police seek witnesses to alleged assault

Police are appealing for witnesses to an alleged assault in Rose Street, Horsham, on Sunday.

Jun 23 2017 / No Comment / Read More

PHOTOS | Holy Trinity Lutheran College students hit the stage with The Music Man, Jr

Josiah Mock, Hugo Chincarini, Caleb Eilola in Holy Trinity Lutheran College production of The Music Man Jr.

Holy Trinity Lutheran College’s production of The Music Man Junior.

Jun 22 2017 / No Comment / Read More

Seven decades of married life for Reg and Elva Pilmore

HAPPY ANNIVERSARY: Reg and Elva Pilmore celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary. Picture: PAUL CARRACHER

A Wimmera husband and wife team who forged a special partnership two years after the end of the Second World War has reached a rare and significant milestone.

Jun 21 2017 / No Comment / Read More

Horsham Zumbathon to support family affected by cancer

By SARAH SCULLY A Horsham mother and fitness instructor has called on the community to come together through dance to raise money for a seriously ill child.

Jun 21 2017 / No Comment / Read More

PHOTOS: Horsham Early Learning Centre open day

Sc Matt Ormston and Talisa Blackhall try to recruit Luke Perris, 1, at Horsham Early Learning Centre open day.

BRUSH WITH THE LAW: Horsham police senior constables Matt Ormston and Talisa Blackhall meet Luke Perris, 1, at a Horsham Early Learning Centre open day on Saturday.

Jun 21 2017 / No Comment / Read More

Volunteer call for annual Project Platypus Grampians plantout

Project Platypus Landcare leaders have called on community volunteers to get involved with annual plantouts next month.

Jun 21 2017 / No Comment / Read More

Horsham Red Cross calls for winter woollies

Horsham Red Cross shop has called on the Wimmera community to donate ‘winter woollies’ to meet shoppers’ needs and raise money for the organisation.

Jun 21 2017 / No Comment / Read More
Sport

PHOTOS | WFL and HDNFL footy and netball action June 24, 2017

Luke Mulquiny tackles Jordan Zeitz, Nhill vs Minyip-Murtoa.

Action from WFL and HDFNL from Nhill and Kalkee.

Jun 24 2017 / No Comment / Read More

PHOTOS | Natimuk and District Gymnastic Club gymnasts shine in spotlight

Lynette Morrow, Brodie Hausler and Len Parfett at Natimuk and Districts Gymnastics Club 2017 mini-comp.

Wimmera gymnasts enjoyed a day of friendly competition on Sunday, resulting in plenty of ribbons, medals and smiles on faces.

Jun 21 2017 / No Comment / Read More

Stawell footballer Naish McRoberts flies region flag

Stawell footballer Naish McRoberts will fly the flag for about a third of country Victoria in the build-up to Brian Molony and Under-19 Challenge cup matches next month.

Jun 21 2017 / No Comment / Read More
Opinion

EDITORIAL : Do we bin it or is there an alternative?

Anyone involved in, who observed closely or reported on the recycling revolution of the 1980s would have noted that society needed to jump large hurdles for the concept to become a reality.

Jun 21 2017 / No Comment / Read More

LETTER: Landcare anxiety over burnt trees

Remnant paddock trees severely damaged by fire in autumn have prompted Kaniva and District Landcare members to urge the regional farming community to take care when burning stubble.

Jun 14 2017 / No Comment / Read More

EDITORIAL: Good on you, Johnsie

Horsham community advocate and tireless campaigner Don Johns dies, 83 It is hard to put a value on the time and effort some people spend trying to encourage or promote their communities.

Jun 14 2017 / No Comment / Read More
Food & Wine

Action aplenty at Apsley

Apsley Racing Club is gearing up for its annual Sunday celebration of all things Apsley.

May 24 2017 / Read More
Health & Lifestyle HAPPY ANNIVERSARY: Reg and Elva Pilmore celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary. Picture: PAUL CARRACHER

Seven decades of married life for Reg and Elva Pilmore

A Wimmera husband and wife team who forged a special partnership two years after the end of the Second World War has reached a rare and significant milestone.

Jun 21 2017 / Read More
Environment

On the lookout for Wimmera’s elusive water-rat

One of the Wimmera’s most iconic yet elusive native mammals is the subject of a study to determine its population across Victoria.

Jun 21 2017 / Read More
Politics COMMUNITY ADVOCATE: Don Johns will be remembered for his passion and commitment to the community he was part of.

Horsham community advocate and tireless campaigner Don Johns dies, 83

Long-time Horsham community advocate and municipal leader Don Johns, OAM, JP, 83, has died after a sudden and unexpected battle with cancer.

Jun 13 2017 / Read More
Arts Entertainment Josiah Mock, Hugo Chincarini, Caleb Eilola in Holy Trinity Lutheran College production of The Music Man Jr.

PHOTOS | Holy Trinity Lutheran College students hit the stage with The Music Man, Jr

Holy Trinity Lutheran College’s production of The Music Man Junior.

Jun 22 2017 / Read More
Business & Finance

BUSINESS: Look for opportunities in change

Can you deal with change? It’s interesting to watch a community when there’s a change to the norm.

Jun 14 2017 / Read More
To The Editor

LETTER: Ararat rates figures

SIR, – Stop the press! Farmers do not pay half, 55 percent, of what town residents pay in rates.

Jun 21 2017 / Read More
Agriculture

Mouse-bait cocktail warning

Authorities have warned people trying to battle mice to avoid creating home-made mouse-bait cocktails.

Jun 14 2017 / Read More
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