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Heywire winner Nia Harrison to feature on Landline

Riverside’s Nia Harrison and Horsham Primary School’s signing choir will feature on television program Landline on Sunday.

Jul 19 2018 / No Comment / Read More

Dancers ready for Horsham Coppelia performance

The Australian Ballet's Regional Tour of Coppelia launches in Horsham tonight.

Jul 18 2018 / No Comment / Read More
CHALLENGE: Junior motocross riders from across Australia receive instructions during national trials at Dooen Recreation Reserve at the weekend. Picture: LYNTON BROWN PHOTOGRAPHY

Horsham primed for world spotlight during FIM motocross championships

Momentum continues to build for FIM World Junior Motocross Championships in Horsham next month with organisers preparing for an influx of international visitors.

Jul 18 2018 / No Comment / Read More

Wimmera groups win Rural Access inclusiveness grants

Fourteen Wimmera community groups have won funding for inclusive projects through the Rural Access Quick Win Grants scheme.

Jul 18 2018 / No Comment / Read More

Wimmera illustrator Shane Boland sharing his passion for art

Long-time Wimmera graphic artist Shane Boland is keen to provide classes in Horsham for adults wanting to pursue their artistic passions.

Jul 18 2018 / No Comment / Read More

Minyip-Murtoa commits to CoRE respect and equality project

Minyip Murtoa Football and Netball Club has become the first sporting club in the Wimmera to sign up to the Women’s Health Grampians, Communities of Respect and Equality Alliance, CoRE.

Jul 18 2018 / No Comment / Read More
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Heywire winner Nia Harrison to feature on Landline

Riverside’s Nia Harrison and Horsham Primary School’s signing choir will feature on television program Landline on Sunday.

Jul 19 2018 / No Comment / Read More

Wimmera groups win Rural Access inclusiveness grants

Fourteen Wimmera community groups have won funding for inclusive projects through the Rural Access Quick Win Grants scheme.

Jul 18 2018 / No Comment / Read More

Minyip-Murtoa commits to CoRE respect and equality project

Minyip Murtoa Football and Netball Club has become the first sporting club in the Wimmera to sign up to the Women’s Health Grampians, Communities of Respect and Equality Alliance, CoRE.

Jul 18 2018 / No Comment / Read More

Ararat mayor opens Lake Bolac NAIDOC exhibit

Ararat mayor Gwenda Allgood and councillors Fay Hull and Frank Deutsch opened the 2018 Lake Bolac NAIDOC Week Art Exhibition at Lake Bolac Information Centre.

Jul 18 2018 / No Comment / Read More

Appeal to restore Stawell’s historic Hill and Son chamber organ

Members of St Peter’s Lutheran Church in Stawell have launched an appeal for financial help to restore the church’s historic Hill and Son chamber organ.

Jul 18 2018 / No Comment / Read More

Horsham council remains firm on rates decision

Horsham councillor David Grimble addresses the chamber during a special meeting on June 25.

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 / No Comment / Read More

Horsham council releases draft youth strategy for comment

Horsham Rural City Council is encouraging the community to have its say on a draft youth strategy out for public comment.

Jul 11 2018 / No Comment / Read More
Sport

Four Wimmera representatives in TAC Cup girls squad

Four Wimmera-Mallee footballers have made the cut for a Western Bulldogs Girls Next Generation Academy Squad to contest this year’s under-16 V-Line Cup carnival in September.

Jul 19 2018 / No Comment / Read More

Horsham under pressure in Wimmera league and keen to respond against Warrack Eagles

Horsham coach Deek Roberts.

Horsham will attempt to regroup in an important match against Warrack Eagles on Saturday as Wimmera Football League continues to build towards a dramatic season end.

Jul 18 2018 / No Comment / Read More

Harrow-Bamoral clear favourite for 2018 Horsham District flag

Harrow-Balmoral’s Will Plush attempts to power his way out of a Kalkee tackle during a big game for the Southern Roos in Horsham District football at Kalkee. Plush has been in outstanding form, having featured as the Roos’ best or second-best player in the past four games. Harrow-Balmoral won the top-of-the-table contest on Saturday and is now clear favourite to win the premiership. Story, page 49.Picture: LYNTON BROWN PHOTOGRAPHY

Harrow-Balmoral is clear favourite to win this year’s Horsham District football premiership.

Jul 18 2018 / No Comment / Read More
Opinion

We all need to be a little bit ‘green’

We are asking for trouble if we ignore revelations about creatures that have either become extinct or are on the edge of extinction.

Jul 18 2018 / No Comment / Read More

Editorial | Footy anxiety in population drain

It is no secret that the extent of sporting culture provides some of the best measures of western Victorian community stability.

Jul 11 2018 / No Comment / Read More

EDITORIAL | Celebrating culture

Reading any worthwhile Australian history book provides a reminder that we Australians are a hodge-podge mix of people, cultures and backgrounds.

Jul 4 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

Australian Air Force Cadets searching for new Horsham squadron members

Australian Air Force Cadets are on the hunt for new members for their squadron in Horsham.

Jul 18 2018 / Read More
Environment

We all need to be a little bit ‘green’

We are asking for trouble if we ignore revelations about creatures that have either become extinct or are on the edge of extinction.

Jul 18 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

Dancers ready for Horsham Coppelia performance

The Australian Ballet's Regional Tour of Coppelia launches in Horsham tonight.

Jul 18 2018 / Read More
Business & Finance

Still time to nominate for Wimmera Business Awards

A fast-approaching nomination closing date for Wimmera Business Awards later this year has prompted regional development leaders to encourage more businesses to get involved in the biennial celebrations.

Jul 18 2018 / Read More
To The Editor

LETTER: Natural Justice

SIR, – All councils across Victoria have the same requirements in the Local Government Act to put our rate strategy and budget out for community consultation and comment.

Jul 4 2018 / Read More
Agriculture

Horsham mayor Pam Clarke responds to rating, budget decisions

  Horsham Rural City Mayor Pam Clarke has made a statement in relation to Monday night’s special council meeting, which saw the council pass its rating strategy and budget for 2018-19.

Jun 28 2018 / Read More
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