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Orange Whip at the Halls Gap Music Festival.

PHOTOS: Halls Gap Music Festival

The Grampians Music Festival has kicked off with a locals night.

Feb 24 2017 / No Comment / Read More

Look, up in the sky, it’s a bird, it’s a jet! Hopetoun to be buzzed by Hornets

A former Hopetoun man will fly over Hopetoun on Sunday as part of a flyover of three F/A-18 Super Hornet aircraft this Sunday, which former Hopetoun student Neville Moyle will be flying in as a systems operator.

Feb 24 2017 / No Comment / Read More

Let’s do the Nutbush… again – plan to set new World Record in Horsham

The Horsham team responsible for setting a world record for people taking part in a ‘Nutbush’ dance, will attempt to break its own record in November to coincide with the nomination of the 2015 event for National Tidy Town Awards.

Feb 24 2017 / No Comment / Read More
Lewy Watt wake boarding at a Malibu demonstration day at Green Lake.

Malibu wakeboarding stars tackle Green Lake | PHOTOS | VIDEO

Keen wakeboarders and wakesurfers of all skill levels have signed up for the Malibu Just Ride Tour at Green Lake.

Feb 22 2017 / No Comment / Read More
Luke Beveridge with Edward 'EJ' Jackson, 9mths, at Western Bulldogs Community camp.

Western Bulldogs delight at Horsham community camp PHOTOS | VIDEO

The Wimmera caught Western Bulldogs fever this week as players and coaches descended on the region to strengthen links between Australian Rules Football and the community.

Feb 22 2017 / No Comment / Read More

Rainbow Desert Enduro set to boost district economy

The town of Rainbow will be in for a major financial windfall later this year if planners behind a national off-road enduro race at the southern Mallee settlement win departmental approval.

Feb 22 2017 / No Comment / Read More
Community

Look, up in the sky, it’s a bird, it’s a jet! Hopetoun to be buzzed by Hornets

A former Hopetoun man will fly over Hopetoun on Sunday as part of a flyover of three F/A-18 Super Hornet aircraft this Sunday, which former Hopetoun student Neville Moyle will be flying in as a systems operator.

Feb 24 2017 / No Comment / Read More

Let’s do the Nutbush… again – plan to set new World Record in Horsham

The Horsham team responsible for setting a world record for people taking part in a ‘Nutbush’ dance, will attempt to break its own record in November to coincide with the nomination of the 2015 event for National Tidy Town Awards.

Feb 24 2017 / No Comment / Read More

Wimmera Aboriginal groups receive family violence awareness funding

Three Wimmera projects will share in funding of $28,000 to raise awareness of family violence in Aboriginal communities.

Feb 22 2017 / No Comment / Read More

Horsham College honours Darwin Defenders on 75th anniversary

Brent White helps Darwin Defender Frank Fischer lay a wreath at a Darwin Defenders 75th anniversay commemoration at Horsham College.

Horsham district school children joined guests at Horsham College’s I.

Feb 22 2017 / No Comment / Read More

Rainbow’s Oasis HUB undergoing transformation

The southern Mallee community of Rainbow has started transforming a former primary school site into an oasis of plants, music, creativity, fitness and fun.

Feb 22 2017 / No Comment / Read More

Horsham’s St Andrew’s church to flip pancakes for a good cause

Volunteers from St Andrew’s Uniting Church are heating up their frying pans to flip pancakes for a good cause.

Feb 22 2017 / No Comment / Read More

Long-time Western Bulldogs supporter Graeme Bell receives special visit

GLORY DAYS: Warracknabeal’s Graeme Bell reminisces about the Bulldogs’ 1954 premiership during a visit from 2016 premiership skipper Easton Wood, right, and new player Tim English. Picture: PAUL CARRACHER

A chance encounter with late Footscray legend Charlie Sutton in a pharmacy in 1951 sparked what would become a life-long love of the club for Warracknabeal’s Graeme Bell.

Feb 22 2017 / No Comment / Read More
Sport

2017 HDFNL Football/Netball Countdown

The Weekly Advertiser is previewing Horsham District Football Netball League teams ahead of the 2017 season.

Feb 24 2017 / No Comment / Read More

2017 WFL Football/Netball Countdown

The Weekly Advertiser is previewing Wimmera Football League and Wimmera Netball Association teams ahead of the 2017 season.

Feb 24 2017 / No Comment / Read More

Young Horsham Hornets head to Naracoorte

Horsham Amateur Basketball Association will vie for two titles at a Naracoorte junior tournament at the weekend.

Feb 23 2017 / No Comment / Read More
Opinion

EDITORIAL: Alternative need for pollinating bees

EDITORIAL: We often hear about potential devastation of our food crops if the introduced European honey bee suddenly keeled over and was no longer buzzing in the landscape.

Feb 22 2017 / No Comment / Read More

EDITORIAL: Female footballers – welcome to the tribe

The AFL’s new women’s competition has so far been a raging success and we look forward to the female version of the indigenous game gaining a strong foothold in national sporting culture.

Feb 15 2017 / No Comment / Read More

EDITORIAL: Keep your cats inside, please

By DEAN LAWSON Anyone with an appreciation and understanding for the wildlife trying to adapt to or simply exist in the suburban environment of our towns must cringe when travelling the streets late at night.

Feb 8 2017 / No Comment / Read More
Food & Wine

2017 Grampians Grape Escape to feature Adam Liaw

One of Victoria’s favourite food and wine festivals has teamed with one of Australia’s favourite personalities for the 26th annual Grampians Grape Escape at Halls Gap next year.

Dec 21 2016 / Read More
Health & Lifestyle

Let’s do the Nutbush… again – plan to set new World Record in Horsham

The Horsham team responsible for setting a world record for people taking part in a ‘Nutbush’ dance, will attempt to break its own record in November to coincide with the nomination of the 2015 event for National Tidy Town Awards.

Feb 24 2017 / Read More
Environment

ON THE BITE: Fantastic fishing conditions for catfish comp

Horsham Angling Club members will head north on March 18 and 19 to test the waters of the Murray River.

Feb 23 2017 / Read More
Politics Emma Kealy.

Member for Lowan Emma Kealy promoted to shadow cabinet

Member for Lowan Emma Kealy believes her elevation to Victoria’s shadow cabinet after only two years as a parliamentarian reflects the Coalition’s commitment to broad statewide representation.

Dec 14 2016 / Read More
Arts Entertainment

Horsham Film Society to celebrate 50 years

Horsham Film Society will celebrate 50 years this year with a program featuring movies from Germany, Finland, Italy, Ukraine, Turkey and New Zealand-Samoa.

Feb 22 2017 / Read More
Business & Finance

FINANCE FOCUS | DIY – is it for you?

Research shows Australians are underinsured, prompting insurance companies to advertise simple insurance solutions on television.

Feb 22 2017 / Read More
To The Editor

Living in drought

SIR, – With the Wimmera-Mallee drought broken at last, I thought it might be appropriate to share my thoughts as expressed in this little poem I composed while a year-10 student at Horsham College.

Sep 28 2016 / Read More
Agriculture

BCG trial results released

Birchip Cropping Group has released results from an exciting 2016 research program and is preparing for more of the same in 2017.

Feb 22 2017 / Read More
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