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Wimmera region steels itself

By DEAN LAWSON Wimmera development leaders are confident that hard-hit farming communities across the region have the management experience and resilience to strongly push through a disastrous cropping season.

Oct 29 2014 / No Comment / Read More
STATE COMMITMENT: Deputy Premier Peter Ryan, in Ararat yesterday, announced $2.5 million for Ararat Active program, as an election promise. Picture: GEOFF PENNA

Ripon to reap election rewards

Deputy Premier Peter Ryan used a whirlwind visit to the region yesterday to announce major funding commitments in Ararat and Stawell.

Oct 29 2014 / No Comment / Read More

Workshop call to grasp Toolondo water issues

Independent candidate for Lowan Katrina Rainsford is planning a community forum at Balmoral in the next fortnight to help people grasp issues involving a drying Toolondo Reservoir.

Oct 29 2014 / No Comment / Read More

Horsham bypass lobby ramps up

A group lobbying to change a Western Highway by-pass route proposed for Horsham has organised a public gathering on the northern outskirts of Horsham tomorrow night.

Oct 29 2014 / No Comment / Read More

Focus on Hindmarsh shire’s economic opportunities

Hindmarsh Shire Council has begun work on a 2015-2020 Economic Development Strategy to identify investment and commerce opportunities in the shire.

Oct 29 2014 / No Comment / Read More

Western Victorian Sex Party candidate

The Australian Sex Party will stand candidates in the Western Victorian upper house seat in the next state election.

Oct 29 2014 / No Comment / Read More
Community

Creative minds in Natimuk

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The community celebrated the completion of Natimuk’s Small Town Transformation on Friday, gathering to view the redesign of the town’s central median strip – The Verj – on Friday.

Oct 29 2014 / No Comment / Read More

Lake Bolac garage sale fundraiser

Lake Bolac will have a community garage sale from 9am to 3pm on Sunday.

Oct 29 2014 / No Comment / Read More

Horsham students ready to race

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Holy Trinity Racing team members go through their paces at Horsham velodrome in preparation for the RACV Energy Breakthrough Challenge.

Oct 29 2014 / No Comment / Read More

Nhill cancer support

Nhill Cancer Support Group will have its next meeting at 1.

Oct 29 2014 / No Comment / Read More

Preparing for Carols in the Grampians

Denis Walter will headline Carols in the Grampians at Halls Gap on Friday, December 19.

Oct 29 2014 / No Comment / Read More
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Sport

Horsham dynamos

CHALLENGE: Holy Trinity Lutheran School’s Energetix, from left, Georgia McLellan, Emily Baker, Romy Meadows, Lucy Macchia, Nadine Pietsch, Sacha Koschmann and Lauren Jakobi.

Young Horsham competitors were among eight entries into the school aerobics and 100 percent cheer categories of the Victorian Spring Challenge in Geelong.

Oct 29 2014 / No Comment / Read More

Little Desert run

GET ACTIVE: Participants at last year’s fun run.

West Wimmera Health Service’s Loop the Lodge Fun Run on Sunday offers fun and fitness for the whole family.

Oct 29 2014 / No Comment / Read More

Next crop of Horsham cricketers

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Cricket development programs are back in full swing across the region with budding youngsters taking up bat and ball.

Oct 29 2014 / No Comment / Read More
Opinion

Unity in tough times

By DEAN LAWSON The reserves of confidence that stabilise our farming communities are taking a major hit this harvest.

Oct 29 2014 / No Comment / Read More

User affordability a key for arts centre

By DEAN LAWSON Horsham civic leaders face a challenge to finalise the best ways of making affordable community access and use of a new performing arts centre.

Oct 22 2014 / No Comment / Read More

Placing a value on leadership

By DEAN LAWSON As another crop of graduates emerge from year-long Leadership Wimmera courses, it is worth noting the value of understanding and developing leadership skills.

Oct 16 2014 / No Comment / Read More
Food & Wine

Grampians wineries dominate

Grampians winery Mt Langi Ghiran dominated the 10th Western Victorian Wine Challenge for the second consecutive year.

Oct 22 2014 / Read More
Health & Lifestyle

Nhill cancer support

Nhill Cancer Support Group will have its next meeting at 1.

Oct 29 2014 / Read More
Environment

Workshop call to grasp Toolondo water issues

Independent candidate for Lowan Katrina Rainsford is planning a community forum at Balmoral in the next fortnight to help people grasp issues involving a drying Toolondo Reservoir.

Oct 29 2014 / Read More
Politics STATE COMMITMENT: Deputy Premier Peter Ryan, in Ararat yesterday, announced $2.5 million for Ararat Active program, as an election promise. Picture: GEOFF PENNA

Ripon to reap election rewards

Deputy Premier Peter Ryan used a whirlwind visit to the region yesterday to announce major funding commitments in Ararat and Stawell.

Oct 29 2014 / Read More
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Creative minds in Natimuk

The community celebrated the completion of Natimuk’s Small Town Transformation on Friday, gathering to view the redesign of the town’s central median strip – The Verj – on Friday.

Oct 29 2014 / Read More
Business & Finance

Insure your income

Your income is the foundation upon which your family’s financial plans are built and in most people’s lives there won’t be a larger asset to protect than their cumulative income.

Oct 29 2014 / Read More
To The Editor

Wind farm issue

SIR – re: the recent article printed in The Weekly Advertiser I believe that it is in the public interest that a balanced point-of-view is put forward.

Oct 1 2014 / Read More
Agriculture

Wimmera region steels itself

By DEAN LAWSON Wimmera development leaders are confident that hard-hit farming communities across the region have the management experience and resilience to strongly push through a disastrous cropping season.

Oct 29 2014 / Read More
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