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Brigidine Sisters have handed over Marian College in Ararat, or entrusting their land on which all the Brigidine schools are on to Kildare Ministries.

New era for Ararat’s Marian College

Marian College Ararat has entered a new era, entrusting stewardship of the school’s land to Kildare Ministries at a ceremony on Monday.

Aug 15 2018 / No Comment / Read More
ACE TEAM: Brendan O'Loughlin, Ray Baker and Jon Vertigan will represent ACE Radio on the Variety Bash.

Horsham pit-stop for Variety Bash

By DEAN LAWSON The Wimmera will participate in Australia’s largest and longest-running charity motoring event next week when teams tick off the first leg of a trip between Geelong and Townsville.

Aug 15 2018 / No Comment / Read More

Horsham College students further love of science

Horsham College year-12 students Lily Materne, Alisha Matheson and Jacob Creasy will attend a 12-day National Youth Science Forum in January.

Aug 15 2018 / No Comment / Read More
WINNING STYLE: Warrnambool’s Shannon and Ian Rentsch claimed a ninth Australian Off Road Championship at the weekend. For more pictures, visit www.theweeklyadvertiser.com.au. 
Picture PAUL CARRACHER

PHOTOS | Building on Rainbow Desert Enduro

Rainbow Desert Enduro organisers will explore adding motorcycles to next year’s event as they assess pros and cons from weekend action in the southern Mallee.

Aug 15 2018 / No Comment / Read More
OPPORTUNITY: Horsham Holy Trinity Lutheran College science teacher Samantha Engert with students Josh Amilegbe, left, and Jordan Friberg. Mrs Engert won a scholarship to attend STEM X Academy in Canberra in January. Picture: PAUL CARRACHER

Holy Trinity Lutheran College teacher Samantha Engert wins STEM scholarship

Holy Trinity Lutheran College middle school science and maths teacher Samantha Engert has won a scholarship to further develop the school’s STEM-based teaching resources.

Aug 15 2018 / No Comment / Read More

Overseas students apply at Longerenong College

Longerenong College north of Horsham is processing applications from its first international students as it works through a flood of student inquiries.

Aug 15 2018 / No Comment / Read More
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Community

New era for Ararat’s Marian College

Brigidine Sisters have handed over Marian College in Ararat, or entrusting their land on which all the Brigidine schools are on to Kildare Ministries.

Marian College Ararat has entered a new era, entrusting stewardship of the school’s land to Kildare Ministries at a ceremony on Monday.

Aug 15 2018 / No Comment / Read More

Marian College to bring Bonnie and Clyde to life

Luka Fletcher-Leskarac and Imogene Tonks play Bonnie and Clyde in Marian College's production of Bonnie and Clyde.

RUNNING FROM THE LAW: At the height of the Great Depression, Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow went from two small-town nobodies in West Texas to America’s most renowned ‘folk heroes’ and Texas law enforcement’s worst nightmares.

Aug 15 2018 / No Comment / Read More

Wimmera ready for new Horsham parkrun

Wimmera River parkrun organisers are counting down to the event’s official launch on August 25 following a trial run.

Aug 15 2018 / No Comment / Read More

Warracknabeal makers market for cancer

A ‘makers market’ at Warracknabeal Community Centre on Sunday will raise money for the fight against cancer.

Aug 15 2018 / No Comment / Read More

Pick My Project voting open

Wimmera, Mallee and Grampians residents can vote for projects they would like to see funded by the State Government.

Aug 15 2018 / No Comment / Read More

Wimmera supporting Parkinson’s A Walk In The Park project

Horsham has joined Parkinson’s Victoria in its 10th anniversary A Walk in the Park project.

Aug 15 2018 / No Comment / Read More

Seven seconds… that’s not long to form an opinion of someone

A conversation that took place in the office recently got me thinking about snap judgements.

Aug 15 2018 / No Comment / Read More
Sport

PHOTOS | Building on Rainbow Desert Enduro

WINNING STYLE: Warrnambool’s Shannon and Ian Rentsch claimed a ninth Australian Off Road Championship at the weekend. For more pictures, visit www.theweeklyadvertiser.com.au. 
Picture PAUL CARRACHER

Rainbow Desert Enduro organisers will explore adding motorcycles to next year’s event as they assess pros and cons from weekend action in the southern Mallee.

Aug 15 2018 / No Comment / Read More

David Berry: Our friend Harry Denson

Every now and then someone comes into your life and leaves an indelible mark.

Aug 15 2018 / No Comment / Read More

Saints win Horsham City Netball Association title

TRIUMPH: Horsham Silver Saints celebrate their victory in the under-13 Horsham City Netball Association grand final at Central Park on Saturday.

Aug 15 2018 / No Comment / Read More
Opinion

EDITORIAL: Explore education opportunities

Applications by international students to study at Longerenong College should remind us how important it is for the Wimmera to continue pushing for a greater piece of Victoria’s education pie.

Aug 15 2018 / No Comment / Read More

EDITORIAL: Migrant exploration makes sense

We welcome a serious pitch to find out whether a structured skilled migration plan can address population stagnation and decline across our region.

Aug 8 2018 / No Comment / Read More

EDITORIAL: Opportunity beckons our towns

When it comes to our regional towns it is so easy to ease back into the cynics’ chair and sprout endless forecasts of doom and gloom.

Aug 1 2018 / No Comment / Read More
Food & Wine

Microbrewery on the radar for Halls Gap

A Grampians hamlet renowned for its gastronomic delights and award-winning wines could be set to add a microbrewery to its tourism offerings.

May 16 2018 / Read More
Health & Lifestyle

David Berry: Our friend Harry Denson

Every now and then someone comes into your life and leaves an indelible mark.

Aug 15 2018 / Read More
Environment

Hunt joins angling promotion

Angling icon and long-time sporting personality Rex Hunt joined Agriculture Minister Jaala Pulford in Ararat to promote a 2018 VicFishKids program.

Aug 8 2018 / Read More
Politics Horsham councillor David Grimble addresses the chamber during a special meeting on June 25.

Horsham council remains firm on rates decision

Horsham Rural City farmers again made up the majority of a packed council chamber on Monday night, hoping a last-ditch attempt to change an ‘unfair and inequitable’ rating system would pay off.

Jul 17 2018 / Read More
Arts Entertainment Luka Fletcher-Leskarac and Imogene Tonks play Bonnie and Clyde in Marian College's production of Bonnie and Clyde.

Marian College to bring Bonnie and Clyde to life

RUNNING FROM THE LAW: At the height of the Great Depression, Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow went from two small-town nobodies in West Texas to America’s most renowned ‘folk heroes’ and Texas law enforcement’s worst nightmares.

Aug 15 2018 / Read More
Business & Finance

Josh back home with Harvey

To say Harvey Norman Ararat’s new proprietor Josh Bywater, 27, has been busy would be an understatement.

Aug 8 2018 / Read More
To The Editor

LETTER: A question

SIR, – Would you please ask an extremely important question of Grampians New Energy Taskforce chairman Stuart Benjamin and Climate Change Minister Lily D’Ambrosio – The Weekly Advertiser, July 18 – and any or all of the local government representatives…

Jul 25 2018 / Read More
Agriculture

Historic sponsors call for 140th Horsham Show

Horsham Agricultural Society is calling business owners who sponsored its centenary show 40 years ago to come forward.

Aug 8 2018 / Read More
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