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Respected former policeman Trevor Elsom dies

Prominent former Wimmera police officer Trevor Elsom has died suddenly at his Horsham home.

Nov 22 2017 / No Comment / Read More
Mike Brady perfoming at the Horsham RSL.

Music icon Mike Brady performs at Horsham RSL

Music icon Mike Brady took about 140 music fans through his life in music at Horsham RSL on Wednesday.

Nov 22 2017 / No Comment / Read More
MO-TIVATED: Shearers, from left, Jacob McGennisken, Chris Taylor, Mark Agnew, Jayden Simpson and Jamie Tippet are growing moustaches for Movember in memory of their good friend Garry Hobbs. Jayden enlisted the help of a texta to make his light-coloured mo more prominent. The shearers will raise money for the Movember charity on Saturday. 
Picture: PAUL CARRACHER

Wimmera shearers promote Movember fundraiser in honour of great mate Garry Hobbs

A group of Wimmera shearers will donate a day’s earnings to a men’s health charity in honour of late Toolondo man Garry Hobbs.

Nov 22 2017 / No Comment / Read More
STEP CLOSER: Six Horsham College dance students, including from right, Julia Gasparini, Lucinda Binney and Grace Robertson, will attend professional dance courses in Melbourne next year. Absent, Shanae Thomas, Neve Taylor and Michael Sherry. Picture: PAUL CARRACHER

Wimmera dance students on professional pathway

Six Wimmera dance enthusiasts are one step closer to realising their dream of a professional dancing career after winning acceptance to Melbourne schools.

Nov 22 2017 / No Comment / Read More

Moyston win in new round of shade money

Moyston Primary School will use $20,000 in State Government money to build, repair or replace shade structures and plant trees.

Nov 22 2017 / No Comment / Read More
Emma Elsom and Kaycee Bould with Ss Michael and John's Primary School's HPV team.

VIDEO | Ss Michael and John’s Primary School HPV team

ENERGY EFFICIENT: Ss Michael and John’s Primary School HPV team the Mighty Saints will join teams from across Victoria in this weekend’s RACV Energy Breakthrough at Maryborough.

Nov 22 2017 / No Comment / Read More
Community

Wimmera shearers promote Movember fundraiser in honour of great mate Garry Hobbs

MO-TIVATED: Shearers, from left, Jacob McGennisken, Chris Taylor, Mark Agnew, Jayden Simpson and Jamie Tippet are growing moustaches for Movember in memory of their good friend Garry Hobbs. Jayden enlisted the help of a texta to make his light-coloured mo more prominent. The shearers will raise money for the Movember charity on Saturday. 
Picture: PAUL CARRACHER

A group of Wimmera shearers will donate a day’s earnings to a men’s health charity in honour of late Toolondo man Garry Hobbs.

Nov 22 2017 / No Comment / Read More

VIDEO | Ss Michael and John’s Primary School HPV team

Emma Elsom and Kaycee Bould with Ss Michael and John's Primary School's HPV team.

ENERGY EFFICIENT: Ss Michael and John’s Primary School HPV team the Mighty Saints will join teams from across Victoria in this weekend’s RACV Energy Breakthrough at Maryborough.

Nov 22 2017 / No Comment / Read More

PHOTOS | Edenhope Show

OUCH: Charlie Win tastes nice to a kid at the Edenhope Show.

KIDDING AROUND: Charlie Win gets up close and personal with a kid during a visit to the animal nursery at the 2017 Edenhope Pastoral and Agricultural Society Show on Saturday.

Nov 22 2017 / No Comment / Read More

Big fish dominate at Dimboola Fishing Classic

Peter Wright of Ballarat is primed to head off on fishing adventures across Australia after dominating the ACE Radio Dimboola Fishing Classic.

Nov 22 2017 / No Comment / Read More

Wimmera marches promote united stand for White Ribbon

Wimmera and Grampians White Ribbon committees have encouraged residents to throw their support behind Australia’s national campaign to end men’s violence against women.

Nov 22 2017 / No Comment / Read More

Dr Bertuch lived for his community

The East Grampians Health Service and wider Ararat communities are mourning the loss of late doctor Graeme Bertuch, OAM, who died earlier this month following a long battle with motor neurone disease.

Nov 22 2017 / No Comment / Read More

Namaskaar support for Elli Martha Fund

Warracknabeal-based Elli Martha Fund, which raises money to help families with ill children cover travel expenses, has had a boost from Dadswells Bridge.

Nov 22 2017 / No Comment / Read More
Sport

Influx of basketball talent for Horsham classic

IN CONTROL: Horsham Hornet Ella Friend competes in the 2017 Intersport Horsham Junior Classic. Picture: PAUL CARRACHER

CLICK HERE: For more photos of the Horsham Junior Basketball Classic Horsham and Dimboola welcomed an influx of basketball talent at the weekend for the 2017 Intersport Horsham Junior Classic.

Nov 22 2017 / No Comment / Read More

VIDEO | Ss Michael and John’s Primary School HPV team

Emma Elsom and Kaycee Bould with Ss Michael and John's Primary School's HPV team.

ENERGY EFFICIENT: Ss Michael and John’s Primary School HPV team the Mighty Saints will join teams from across Victoria in this weekend’s RACV Energy Breakthrough at Maryborough.

Nov 22 2017 / No Comment / Read More

Wimmera swimmers excel in pool

RECOGNITION: From left, Horsham swimmers Iman Shrive, Imogen Worthy, Eloise Wills, Maddix Hughes, Alexandra Salter, Jacob Matuschka and Sienna Miller have won Swimming Australia junior excellence awards. Picture: PAUL CARRACHER

Horsham Swimming Club members have won accolades through the Georgina Hope Swimmers Foundation Junior Excellence Program.

Nov 22 2017 / No Comment / Read More
Opinion

EDITORIAL: We need to unlock lake potential

As temperatures continue to rise in the lead-up to an expected hot Wimmera summer we can’t help but again consider the value of our lakes and waterways.

Nov 22 2017 / No Comment / Read More

EDITORIAL: Citizenship mess is un-Australian

Please, please! Can someone make the dual-citizenship scandal rocking Australian politics just go away? We have a constitutional issue dating back 116 years, which no one seemed to worry about too much in the past, dismantling commonsense democratic process.

Nov 15 2017 / No Comment / Read More

EDITORIAL: Remembrance Day all about loss

We need only consider the international rhetoric, diplomatic name-calling and sabre-rattling of the past 12 months to understand why there is still a need for Remembrance Day.

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

Countdown on to Grampians Seriously Shiraz wine festival

Grampians Wine Region will celebrate award-winning shiraz at some of the best wineries in Australia at an annual Seriously Shiraz festival from November 3 to 7.

Oct 18 2017 / Read More
Health & Lifestyle MO-TIVATED: Shearers, from left, Jacob McGennisken, Chris Taylor, Mark Agnew, Jayden Simpson and Jamie Tippet are growing moustaches for Movember in memory of their good friend Garry Hobbs. Jayden enlisted the help of a texta to make his light-coloured mo more prominent. The shearers will raise money for the Movember charity on Saturday. 
Picture: PAUL CARRACHER

Wimmera shearers promote Movember fundraiser in honour of great mate Garry Hobbs

A group of Wimmera shearers will donate a day’s earnings to a men’s health charity in honour of late Toolondo man Garry Hobbs.

Nov 22 2017 / Read More
Environment

Big fish dominate at Dimboola Fishing Classic

Peter Wright of Ballarat is primed to head off on fishing adventures across Australia after dominating the ACE Radio Dimboola Fishing Classic.

Nov 22 2017 / Read More
Politics

Jodie Pretlove new West Wimmera Shire mayor

Councillor Jodie Pretlove is West Wimmera Shire’s new mayor.

Nov 2 2017 / Read More
Arts Entertainment Mike Brady perfoming at the Horsham RSL.

Music icon Mike Brady performs at Horsham RSL

Music icon Mike Brady took about 140 music fans through his life in music at Horsham RSL on Wednesday.

Nov 22 2017 / Read More
Business & Finance

Horsham Lowes store Australia’s best

Horsham’s Lowes store is celebrating a championship win that has seen it declared the best in Australia.

Nov 22 2017 / Read More
To The Editor

LETTER: Public Holiday Confusion

SIR, – Business Horsham is an organisational body representing business owners in Horsham and district and is completely ‘independent’ from Horsham Rural City Council.

Nov 22 2017 / Read More
Agriculture OUCH: Charlie Win tastes nice to a kid at the Edenhope Show.

PHOTOS | Edenhope Show

KIDDING AROUND: Charlie Win gets up close and personal with a kid during a visit to the animal nursery at the 2017 Edenhope Pastoral and Agricultural Society Show on Saturday.

Nov 22 2017 / Read More
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