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Protein powder plant win for Horsham

Dozens of jobs and fresh broadacre farming opportunities are set to emerge across the region when an Australian-first plant-protein processing centre starts production in Horsham later this year.

Feb 20 2019 / No Comment / Read More
Ss Michael and John's captains Grady McCourt and Grace Hermans at Darwin Defenders service at Horsham College.

PHOTOS | Horsham students remember Darwin Defenders sacrifice

REMEMBRANCE: Horsham College captains Isabella Goudie and Jonah Smith lay a wreath during a Darwin Defenders service at the college on Tuesday.

Feb 20 2019 / No Comment / Read More

Police seek boy after Horsham assault

Police are investigating after a teenage girl was assaulted on Friday February 15.

Feb 20 2019 / No Comment / Read More
Jo Johns, WHCG Foundation chairman Graeme Hardman and Rachael Littore from Rachael's Wish at the new Wimmera Cancer Centre.

Wimmera Cancer Centre thanks family for donation at open day

After years of planning and construction, Wimmera Cancer Centre was officially opened to the public at the weekend.

Feb 20 2019 / No Comment / Read More
Horsham College assistant principal Kim Drummond and students Teagan Muir and Emily Suter lay a wreath under a new Koorie sculpture at the front of the College for National Apology Day.

Horsham College commemorates National Apology Day

RECOGNITION: Horsham College students Teagan Muir and Emily Suter prepare to lay a wreath with assistant principal Kim Drummond, third from right, in front of a college display that recognises Aboriginal people of the region.

Feb 20 2019 / No Comment / Read More

Hit and miss with Horsham outdoor Rockfest concert

Getting the ‘formula’ right will be the key for the organiser of last year’s inaugural Horsham Rockfest concert to bring any future big outdoor shows to the Wimmera.

Feb 20 2019 / No Comment / Read More
Community

PHOTOS | Guests dip into wallets for Blue Ribbon night

Kaycee Bould, Jarrod Tickner, Kelly Schilling and Justin Wissell at the 2019 Blue Ribbon Commissioners dinner.

A Blue Ribbon Foundation dinner in Horsham raised about $4000 for Wimmera Health Care Group.

Feb 20 2019 / No Comment / Read More

Wimmera Cancer Centre thanks family for donation at open day

Jo Johns, WHCG Foundation chairman Graeme Hardman and Rachael Littore from Rachael's Wish at the new Wimmera Cancer Centre.

After years of planning and construction, Wimmera Cancer Centre was officially opened to the public at the weekend.

Feb 20 2019 / No Comment / Read More

Hit and miss with Horsham outdoor Rockfest concert

Getting the ‘formula’ right will be the key for the organiser of last year’s inaugural Horsham Rockfest concert to bring any future big outdoor shows to the Wimmera.

Feb 20 2019 / No Comment / Read More

Murray Emerson joins MAV board

Northern Grampians Shire Council’s Murray Emerson has joined the Municipal Association Victoria board.

Feb 20 2019 / No Comment / Read More

Youth parliament members sought

Young people in the Wimmera-Mallee aged between 16 and 25 can help shape the future of Victoria.

Feb 20 2019 / No Comment / Read More

Grampians Music Festival a success

An annual music festival in the heart of the Grampians is likely to keep growing after another big weekend of performances at Halls Gap.

Feb 20 2019 / No Comment / Read More

Money for Balmoral Recreation Reserve

A major update of facilities at Balmoral Recreation Reserve has had a boost with the Federal Government providing almost $500,000 for the project.

Feb 20 2019 / No Comment / Read More
Sport

PHOTOS | St Brigid’s College swimming sports are more dress up than swimming

The year 12s at St Brigid's College swimming sports.

Horsham’s St Brigid’s College students dressed to impress at teh school’s annual swimming sports at Horsham Aquatic Centre.

Feb 21 2019 / No Comment / Read More

Volleyballers select teams for new season

A Grade teams have formed for Volleyball Horsham’s 2019 summer season, with an even spread of players among the five teams to ensure an enjoyable and competitive season.

Feb 20 2019 / No Comment / Read More

Championships win as Volunteer Fire Brigades Victoria State Junior Championships return to Horsham in 2020

HOSE AT THE READY: Horsham Fire Brigade junior competitors, from left, Claire Longstaff, Arjai Johnston and Riley Innes prepare for Volunteer Fire Brigades Victoria State Junior Championships in Kerang this weekend. The Horsham brigade has won the right to host the titles in 2020. Story, page 47. Picture: PAUL CARRACHER

Horsham has won another opportunity to host Victorian junior fire-brigade titles, which attract hundreds of competitors and their families from across the state.

Feb 20 2019 / No Comment / Read More
Opinion

EDITORIAL | It’s all in the detail

It’s been a fascinating experiment! And we remain unsure what it tells us about society.

Feb 20 2019 / No Comment / Read More

EDITORIAL | Riding the waves of water supply

If we ever needed to galvanise a belief that our part of the world is primed for growth, we need only consider the role access to water is playing across the region.

Feb 13 2019 / No Comment / Read More

EDITORIAL | Get moving on highway project

Waiting, waiting, waiting! Anyone who travels regularly through the region on the Western Highway would understand the frustration of motorists using this busy corridor.

Feb 6 2019 / No Comment / Read More
Food & Wine

Grampians winery pilot project gets frost test

By DEAN LAWSON The vineyard manager of one of Australia’s most historic wineries remains hopeful that the use of a helicopter to protect fragile vines and grape crops from frost will work.

Oct 3 2018 / Read More
Health & Lifestyle Jo Johns, WHCG Foundation chairman Graeme Hardman and Rachael Littore from Rachael's Wish at the new Wimmera Cancer Centre.

Wimmera Cancer Centre thanks family for donation at open day

After years of planning and construction, Wimmera Cancer Centre was officially opened to the public at the weekend.

Feb 20 2019 / Read More
Environment

Parks Victoria implements Grampians climbing ban

Parks Victoria has committed to working with rock-climbing groups to find a compromise after a ban on climbing to protect Aboriginal heritage sites in Grampians National Park.

Feb 20 2019 / Read More
Politics

Stawell workshops to guide recreation advisory group

The direction of recreation planning in Stawell will be subject to a greater level of informed community scrutiny as a result of a series of Federal Government-backed workshops.

Oct 3 2018 / Read More
Arts Entertainment

Hit and miss with Horsham outdoor Rockfest concert

Getting the ‘formula’ right will be the key for the organiser of last year’s inaugural Horsham Rockfest concert to bring any future big outdoor shows to the Wimmera.

Feb 20 2019 / Read More
Business & Finance

Great Western highway store moves

There will be a new port of call in Great Western for egg and bacon sandwiches and newspapers with the relocation of Great Western General Store.

Feb 20 2019 / Read More
To The Editor

LETTER: Congratulations to VCE students

SIR – Congratulations to all those who have received their Victorian Certificate of Education and Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning results.

Jan 9 2019 / Read More
Agriculture

Protein powder plant win for Horsham

Dozens of jobs and fresh broadacre farming opportunities are set to emerge across the region when an Australian-first plant-protein processing centre starts production in Horsham later this year.

Feb 20 2019 / Read More
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