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Stawell woman hospitalised after police call-out

A woman is undergoing treatment for mental illness in Ballarat after making a report that led to police rushing to a Wimmera Street address in Stawell.

Jun 23 2016 / No Comment / Read More

Longerenong College turns focus to next rebuild project

A push to continue Longerenong College’s evolution into a state-of-the-art agricultural institution will now focus on a $1 million upgrade of the school’s agribusiness centre.

Jun 22 2016 / No Comment / Read More

Pint-sized possum discovered by campers

A sleepy stowaway by the name of ‘Gypsy’ will have a baby’s woollen boot as a temporary home in Horsham until he or she returns home to a wilderness area west of Edenhope.

Jun 22 2016 / No Comment / Read More

Farmers: Fair-go rate system not fair

Victorian Farmers Federation has used figures involving Wimmera councils to demonstrate why it is calling for an overhaul of the state’s 2.

Jun 22 2016 / No Comment / Read More

Momentum for wind energy plan builds after Ararat visit

Momentum continues to build in the construction of Australia’s third-largest wind farm in Ararat with a 150-strong workforce on site.

Jun 22 2016 / No Comment / Read More

Politicians at odds over police resources

Member for Ripon Louise Staley has demanded the State Government ‘properly’ resource Victoria’s police officers as crime rates in the Ararat region climb.

Jun 22 2016 / No Comment / Read More
Community

EDITORIAL | CFA Dispute deal risks our volunteers’ future: Jack Rush QC

Prominent QC Jack Rush has raised his voice in support of the embattled Country Fire Authority.

Jun 23 2016 / No Comment / Read More

Horsham’s Simone O’Brien, Western Bulldogs stand up against domestic violence

UNITED WE STAND: Western Bulldogs coach Luke Beveridge and Horsham anti-domestic violence advocate Simone O’Brien lead the club’s players and staff as they take an oath to stand up and speak out about domestic violence. The AFL club dedicated Saturday night’s round-13 clash against Geelong to raising awareness of the White Ribbon campaign, of which Mrs O’Brien is an ambassador.

Western Bulldogs coach Luke Beveridge told Horsham’s Simone O’Brien his charges would do their best to win Saturday night’s clash against Geelong for her.

Jun 22 2016 / No Comment / Read More

Westmere firefighters pass no-confidence vote in state leadership

One of the largest representative fire-fighting groups in country Victoria has passed a no-confidence vote in Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews and Emergency Services Minister James Merlino.

Jun 22 2016 / No Comment / Read More

Keg to raise money for National Breast Cancer Foundation

Wimmera people are invited to don a touch of pink and head to Horsham’s Exchange Hotel on Friday night to raise money for the National Breast Cancer Foundation.

Jun 22 2016 / No Comment / Read More

Horsham students join forces for JUMP program

Horsham's St Brigid's College and Horsham Special School students joined forced for a Junior United Mentoring or JUMP program at the city's basketball stadium.

Jun 15 2016 / No Comment / Read More

Stawell’s Elena Lipovas celebrates 100th birthday

Elena Lipovas attributes living a long life to hard work and determination.

Jun 15 2016 / No Comment / Read More

Chaplain Mark Bateman to lead mental health sessions in Stawell

Sports Chaplaincy Australia motorsports chaplain and mental health advocate Mark Bateman will return to the Wimmera this month.

Jun 15 2016 / No Comment / Read More
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Sport

WFL| Round 11: Hot contest between Horsham and Horsham Saints

SOLID: Ararat’s Jacob Bates takes a strong mark at Alexandra Oval as the Rats proved too good for Nhill. Picture: DON PHILLIPS

The stakes between fierce Wimmera Football League rivals Horsham Saints and Horsham have suddenly gone up, with both camps on the hunt for profound victories.

Jun 22 2016 / No Comment / Read More

HDFNL| Round 10: Finals come early for Harrow-Balmoral, Taylors Lake

It might only be round 10 in Horsham District Football Netball League, but for Taylors Lake and Harrow-Balmoral finals action has come a lot earlier than either side predicted, or wanted.

Jun 22 2016 / No Comment / Read More

WNA| Round 11: Teams set for run to finals

The Wimmera Netball Association ladder seems to be settling into place, with the second half of the season rolling on toward finals.

Jun 22 2016 / No Comment / Read More
Opinion

Education, opportunity to help tap into region’s potential

By DEAN LAWSON Potential and opportunity! The words couldn’t help but burn in the mind while attending the official opening of Longerenong College’s upgraded student-accommodation centre.

Jun 22 2016 / No Comment / Read More

Hats off to Yarriambiack Shire Council

EDITORIAL: Have a quick look at the boundaries of Yarriambiack Shire and it is easy to understand why the municipality’s community leaders would be frustrated with day-to-day management and development issues.

Jun 15 2016 / No Comment / Read More

Chemicals demand high responsibility

By DEAN LAWSON Damned if you do, damned if you don’t! The expression constantly applies to our broadacre farmers as they try to grow the best crops possible while looking after the sustainability and health of their land, environment and…

Jun 9 2016 / No Comment / Read More
Food & Wine CELEBRATION: Great Western Enterprises Danial Ahchow, Treasury Wine Estates' Christian Sim and Seppelt winemaker Adam Carnaby toast to their new partnership, which will see Seppelt Great Western's cellar door remain open.

Seppelt reprieve: Great Western cellar door to remain open

Great Western’s historic Seppelt cellar door has received a reprieve, with a Grampians family securing the rights to run the winery’s tourism and event operations.

May 11 2016 / Read More
Health & Lifestyle

Stawell to host winter woollies festival

Stawell’s Powerhouse building will be transformed into a colourful wonderland for the 2016 Stawell Winter Woollies Festival.

Jun 22 2016 / Read More
Environment

Pint-sized possum discovered by campers

A sleepy stowaway by the name of ‘Gypsy’ will have a baby’s woollen boot as a temporary home in Horsham until he or she returns home to a wilderness area west of Edenhope.

Jun 22 2016 / Read More
Politics

Emma Kealy: Vectis road needs upgrading

Member for Lowan Emma Kealy is calling for State Government money to upgrade Polkemmet Road at Vectis, west of Horsham.

Jun 9 2016 / Read More
Arts Entertainment

Lions club to host first ball in redeveloped Horsham Town Hall

Preparations are in full swing for a Lions Club of Horsham Classic Presentation Ball on June 17.

Jun 9 2016 / Read More
Business & Finance

Farmers: We need more telecommunications competition

Farmers are calling on Australia’s competition watchdog to open up the nation’s mobile telecommunications market to greater competition.

Jun 9 2016 / Read More
To The Editor

Sitting on their hands

Sir – Through your column I would like to point out to Member for Lowan Emma Kealy that her predecessor sat on his hands in a safe seat for years.

Feb 24 2016 / Read More
Agriculture

Farmers: Fair-go rate system not fair

Victorian Farmers Federation has used figures involving Wimmera councils to demonstrate why it is calling for an overhaul of the state’s 2.

Jun 22 2016 / Read More
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