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Easter egg hunt moves to showgrounds

Young and old will delight in another scramble for chocolate as the annual Good Friday Appeal Bendigo Bank Easter Egg Hunt moves to the Horsham Showgrounds.

Apr 18 2019 / No Comment / Read More

Highway closed at Pimpinio

The Western Highway is closed both directions at Drendels Road due to a collision involving two trucks.

Apr 17 2019 / No Comment / Read More

Ararat in $85-million water push

Ararat municipal leaders will use the impending Federal Election to up the ante in a bid to obtain the extra money needed to start an $85-million East Grampians Pipeline project.

Apr 17 2019 / No Comment / Read More
Senator Derryn Hinch with domestic violence advocate Simone O'Brien during a visit to Horsham.

Horsham’s Simone O’Brien stands for senate

Simone O’Brien, 43, of Horsham will take her powerful and resonating anti-domestic-violence message to Canberra if she wins a Senate seat in the approaching federal election.

Apr 17 2019 / No Comment / Read More

Murra Warra Wind farm’s future is uncertain

Speculation surrounding Murra Warra Wind Farm development north of Horsham continues as one of the major companies involved in the project works through significant financial issues.

Apr 17 2019 / No Comment / Read More
Stephanie Castleman at Horsham Youth Festival at Sawyer Park.

PHOTOS | Rain fails to dampen youth festival

EVERYBODY BOUNCE: Max Sudholz failed to let light rain on Sunday dampen his enthusiasm for activities at a Horsham Youth Festival at Sawyer Park.

Apr 17 2019 / No Comment / Read More
Community

Easter egg hunt moves to showgrounds

Young and old will delight in another scramble for chocolate as the annual Good Friday Appeal Bendigo Bank Easter Egg Hunt moves to the Horsham Showgrounds.

Apr 18 2019 / No Comment / Read More

PHOTOS | Rain fails to dampen youth festival

Stephanie Castleman at Horsham Youth Festival at Sawyer Park.

EVERYBODY BOUNCE: Max Sudholz failed to let light rain on Sunday dampen his enthusiasm for activities at a Horsham Youth Festival at Sawyer Park.

Apr 17 2019 / No Comment / Read More

Bells are ringing for Rupanyup couple

Wedding bells are ringing in Rupanyup.

Apr 17 2019 / No Comment / Read More

Wimmera fire brigades ready to give to Good Friday Appeal

FILL IT UP: Left, Amber Ramsdell and Lexi Cooper with Ararat Fire Brigade members Jordan Cooper, Jeydon Nancarrow, Rob Starick, Peter Cooper, Rhonda Wall, Greg Taylor and Daniel Ramsdell Ararat will celebrate the 50th anniversary of its involvement with the appeal this year and hopes to break a cumulative $1-million dollar donation total.

A tantalising one-million-dollar donation-target hangs above the heads of the Ararat community as it prepares for its 50th annual Good Friday Appeal.

Apr 17 2019 / No Comment / Read More

Poultry auction success

POULTRY PALS: Casey White bonds with a silky chicken during Wimmera Poultry Club’s annual auction at Horsham Showground on Sunday.

Apr 17 2019 / No Comment / Read More

Stawell set for street party

Stawell’s ‘Off the Track’ Easter street party will return to the Wimmera city on Saturday.

Apr 17 2019 / No Comment / Read More

New facility for retirees at Wimmera Lodge

Residents of Horsham’s Wimmera Lodge retirement village celebrated the opening of a new entertainment space last week.

Apr 17 2019 / No Comment / Read More
Sport

Despard chases second Stawell Gift title

It will need a mighty effort for defending Stawell Gift men’s champion Jacob Despard to win back-to-back titles.

Apr 17 2019 / No Comment / Read More

PHOTOS | Edenhope-Apsley Saints and Natimuk Rams remain unscathed

Edenhope-Apsley and Natimuk United might have secured ‘early challenger’ tags as Horsham District football teams have a week off to catch their breath during Easter.

Apr 17 2019 / No Comment / Read More

New role for Hugh Delahunty

Former Member for Lowan Hugh Delahunty of Horsham has joined Sport Australia’s management board.

Apr 17 2019 / No Comment / Read More
Opinion

EDITORIAL | Election: it’s all about population

Sorry to sound like a broken record, but the biggest issue for both Mallee and Wannon electorates in the approaching federal election is population.

Apr 17 2019 / No Comment / Read More

EDITORIAL | Vegan protests badly miss the mark

Let’s put it into perspective.

Apr 10 2019 / No Comment / Read More

EDITORIAL | Turning up heat to fight black dog

Mental illness has many guises.

Apr 3 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

PHOTOS | Horsham Aquatic Centre the place to be for Youth Week activity

Horsham Aquatic Centre was bursting at the seams for a Youth Week pool Party.

Apr 17 2019 / Read More
Environment LEARNING: Archaeologist Ben Gunn, far right, with members of Friends of Grampians Gariwerd who attended his talk on Aboriginal rock art at a site in Black Range State Park.Picture: COLIN MacGILLIVRAY

Groups vow to help protect Grampians rock art sites

Rock climbers, archaeologists and other Grampians and Black Range parks users have acknowledged a need to work more closely with each other to protect Aboriginal rock art in the area.

Apr 17 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 Chris Versteegan as Lonny in Horsham Arts Council's Rock Of Ages.

PHOTOS | Rockers are ready for Horsham Arts Council’s Rock Of Ages

Wimmera audiences can jump back into the groove of the 80’s as Horsham Arts Council prepares big hair, big energy and even bigger guitar solos in its latest production.

Apr 17 2019 / Read More
Business & Finance

FINANCE | Plan now for a positive future

Many of us would like to think that ‘older’ means ‘wiser’, but when it comes to money that isn’t always the case.

Apr 10 2019 / Read More
To The Editor

LETTER | Vegan perspective

Disruptive protests in the name of veganism across the country have prompted various levels of outrage and condemnation.

Apr 17 2019 / Read More
Agriculture

Poultry auction success

POULTRY PALS: Casey White bonds with a silky chicken during Wimmera Poultry Club’s annual auction at Horsham Showground on Sunday.

Apr 17 2019 / Read More
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