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Chief fire officer urges people to take care this long weekend in Grampians region’s forests and parks

Victorians are reminded to be safe and do the right thing while enjoying the Grampians parks and state forests this Australia Day long weekend.

Jan 23 2019 / No Comment / Read More
Horsham citizens of the year for 2019 Jeff Pekin and Maree Thompson.

Horsham Rural City announces joint citizens of the year for 2019

Horsham’s indelible connection between sport and a sense of community spirit, support and advocacy has shone through in Australia Day awards.

Jan 23 2019 / No Comment / Read More

Optimism for Stawell science lab

Community leaders remain optimistic that plans to establish an underground science laboratory at Stawell Gold Mine will become a reality in the near future.

Jan 23 2019 / No Comment / Read More
SING FOR A CAUSE:  Ange Stephens, Cindy Hammond, Simon ‘Skuzz’ Skurrie and Kaycee Bould get ready for Sing For Something on January 28 at the Exchange Hotel.

Voices to join in song to fight brain cancer

The Wimmera will, literally, add its voice to a fight against brain cancer at a major gathering at Horsham’s Exchange Hotel on Monday afternoon.

Jan 23 2019 / No Comment / Read More

Brenda Wellman starts as Horsham Regional Art Gallery director

Experienced visual arts professional Brenda Wellman is Horsham Regional Art Gallery’s new director.

Jan 23 2019 / No Comment / Read More

Rock reunion organisers wait for Horsham Rural City approval

Organisers of a large-scale reunion weekend of ‘live and local’ Wimmera rock bands in Horsham next year hope to gain municipal go-ahead by the end of this week.

Jan 23 2019 / No Comment / Read More
Community

Horsham Rural City announces joint citizens of the year for 2019

Horsham citizens of the year for 2019 Jeff Pekin and Maree Thompson.

Horsham’s indelible connection between sport and a sense of community spirit, support and advocacy has shone through in Australia Day awards.

Jan 23 2019 / No Comment / Read More

Voices to join in song to fight brain cancer

SING FOR A CAUSE:  Ange Stephens, Cindy Hammond, Simon ‘Skuzz’ Skurrie and Kaycee Bould get ready for Sing For Something on January 28 at the Exchange Hotel.

The Wimmera will, literally, add its voice to a fight against brain cancer at a major gathering at Horsham’s Exchange Hotel on Monday afternoon.

Jan 23 2019 / No Comment / Read More

Warracknabeal Australia Day award recipients announced

Officials will present Australia Day awards to four Warracknabeal district community identities during morning celebrations on Saturday.

Jan 23 2019 / No Comment / Read More

Boost for Horsham Dog Obedience Club

Bianca Gold takes Boston threw his paces at the Horsham Show.

Members and instructors at Horsham Dog Obedience Club are set to benefit from a State Government grant.

Jan 23 2019 / No Comment / Read More

Hopetoun Cricket Club unites for 125th celebration

When Hopetoun Cricket Club went into recess before the 2017-18 Wimmera-Mallee Cricket Association season, it looked as if it would fall just short of celebrating its 125th anniversary.

Jan 23 2019 / No Comment / Read More

Hindmarsh Shire Youth Council sets up mobile phone collection point at Nhill

Hindmarsh Shire Youth Council has organised a program to stop mobile phones ending up in landfill.

Jan 23 2019 / No Comment / Read More

Stawell club prepares for annual event

Following its success in previous years, Stawell Bowling Club is gearing up to host its fourth annual trivia night.

Jan 23 2019 / No Comment / Read More
Sport

Australian selection for tenpin bowler Sophie Martin

Horsham ten-pin bowler Sophie Martin, 16, had made an Australian team.

Horsham tenpin bowler Sophie Martin will fly to Paris in March to represent her country at the inaugural World Bowling Junior Championships.

Jan 23 2019 / No Comment / Read More

PHOTOS | Adaptation critical this week in Horsham Cricket

A return of skills in mental application and patience will be paramount when Horsham Cricket Association’s flagship A Grade competition resumes on Saturday.

Jan 23 2019 / No Comment / Read More

Chloe Bibby out for season

Warracknabeal basketball star Chloe Bibby will be out for the remainder of the women’s college basketball season in the United States after suffering a knee injury on Friday.

Jan 23 2019 / No Comment / Read More
Opinion

EDITORIAL | Tapping into our resources

It is far from a secret that modern Australia has barely scratched the surface in understanding the potential of our country’s natural assets.

Jan 23 2019 / No Comment / Read More

EDITORIAL | Time to celebrate each other

Another Christmas has arrived.

Dec 19 2018 / No Comment / Read More

EDITORIAL| Get back on the rails

It is an understatement to say the new State Government is on notice to fix the Wimmera’s passenger-rail dilemma.

Dec 12 2018 / 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

Chief fire officer urges people to take care this long weekend in Grampians region’s forests and parks

Victorians are reminded to be safe and do the right thing while enjoying the Grampians parks and state forests this Australia Day long weekend.

Jan 23 2019 / Read More
Environment

Chief fire officer urges people to take care this long weekend in Grampians region’s forests and parks

Victorians are reminded to be safe and do the right thing while enjoying the Grampians parks and state forests this Australia Day long weekend.

Jan 23 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 SING FOR A CAUSE:  Ange Stephens, Cindy Hammond, Simon ‘Skuzz’ Skurrie and Kaycee Bould get ready for Sing For Something on January 28 at the Exchange Hotel.

Voices to join in song to fight brain cancer

The Wimmera will, literally, add its voice to a fight against brain cancer at a major gathering at Horsham’s Exchange Hotel on Monday afternoon.

Jan 23 2019 / Read More
Business & Finance

FINANCE: Be wary – it’s too good to be true

Just as financial products and systems are becoming more complex, so are the scams that are being inflicted upon the investing public.

Jan 23 2019 / Read More
To The Editor

LETTER: Congratulations to VCE students

SIR – Congratulations to all those who have received their Victorian Certificate of Education and Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning results.

Jan 9 2019 / Read More
Agriculture

Drought money for Northern Grampians shire

Farmers within Northern Grampians Shire are encouraged to apply for grants up to $5000 from the State Government’s Drought Infrastructure Grant Program.

Jan 16 2019 / Read More
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