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Chinta Kitching, Jacinta Klowss and Raven Galpin, Natimuk Primary School. Horsham College Maths Olympics.

PHOTOS | VIDEO | Horsham College host primary school maths Olympics

Horsham College hosted an annual Maths Olympics for all Year 6 students from Horsham primary schools as part of Education Week.

May 24 2019 / No Comment / Read More
RECOGNITION: From left, Wimmera River parkrun’s Bernadette Ryan and Candy Muszkieta, Judy and Rowly Paterson from ACE Radio, Andrew Sostheim, Wimmera River parkrun, and ACE Horsham general manager Brendan O’Loughlin. Picture: DEAN LAWSON

PHOTOS | Celebrating Wimmera volunteers

A weekly community fun run designed to get Horsham district people engaged and involved through physical activity captured the spotlight during regional volunteer awards.

May 22 2019 / No Comment / Read More
STUDY BUDDIES: Valda Hateley and Russell Green, both 91, are learning French at Horsham U3A. Picture: PAUL CARRACHER

French lessons for nonagenarians at U3A

It is never too late to learn something new.

May 22 2019 / No Comment / Read More

Clinics issue looms for Anne Webster

Addressing issues surrounding doctor and doctor-support services across the region looms as a major task for new Member for Mallee Anne Webster.

May 22 2019 / No Comment / Read More
CONNECTION: Dylan Shalless, playing Drew, left, and Chris Versteegen, Lonny, steal the spotlight in Horsham Arts Council’s production of Rock of Ages. 
 Picture: PAUL CARRACHER

REVIEW | Rock of Ages rocks the house

Horsham Arts Council life-member Stuart Johns was so impressed with the council’s sold-out production of Rock of Ages he felt compelled to pen his thoughts on the performances at Horsham Town Hall.

May 22 2019 / No Comment / Read More
COMMITTED: Horsham Rural City Council economic development manager Stephen Pykett. Picture: PAUL CARRACHER

Gathering generates confidence

Horsham district business leaders are exploring ways of optimising a potential surge in economic growth after hearing details about major projects developing in the region.

May 22 2019 / No Comment / Read More
Community

PHOTOS | Celebrating Wimmera volunteers

RECOGNITION: From left, Wimmera River parkrun’s Bernadette Ryan and Candy Muszkieta, Judy and Rowly Paterson from ACE Radio, Andrew Sostheim, Wimmera River parkrun, and ACE Horsham general manager Brendan O’Loughlin. Picture: DEAN LAWSON

A weekly community fun run designed to get Horsham district people engaged and involved through physical activity captured the spotlight during regional volunteer awards.

May 22 2019 / No Comment / Read More

French lessons for nonagenarians at U3A

STUDY BUDDIES: Valda Hateley and Russell Green, both 91, are learning French at Horsham U3A. Picture: PAUL CARRACHER

It is never too late to learn something new.

May 22 2019 / No Comment / Read More

SOS stepping out for mental health

Horsham’s Andrew Sostheim is lacing up his trainers to help a mental-health fundraiser get off to a running start.

May 22 2019 / No Comment / Read More

Pony Club to celebrate 60th anniversary

Iconic Horsham social and sporting institution Horsham Pony Club will celebrate its 60th anniversary with a birthday gathering on June 2.

May 22 2019 / No Comment / Read More

Rocketman screening to support centre

Wimmera Health Care Group Foundation will team with the Fiona Elsey Cancer Research Institute to host a fundraising movie night in Horsham next month.

May 22 2019 / No Comment / Read More

Youth council opportunity for West Wimmera youth

Residents of West Wimmera Shire aged 12 to 25 can now apply for a 2019-20 Youth Advisory Council program.

May 22 2019 / No Comment / Read More
Sport

PHOTOS | Great Western continues its unbeaten start in Mininera football

The Lions were too strong for SMW Rovers in a high-scoring game, winning 23.

May 25 2019 / No Comment / Read More

PHOTOS| Minyip-Murtoa prevailed in the wet at Stawell in WFL action

The Burras travelled to Stawell’s Central Park to take on The Warriors.

May 25 2019 / No Comment / Read More

PHOTOS | Primary school athletics interschool sports

The best primary school school athletes in Horsham and district converged on Cornell Park for interschool sports.

May 24 2019 / No Comment / Read More
Opinion

EDITORIAL | Leaders must work together

When new Member for Mallee Anne Webster gets a chance in the future to look back on her legacy, she might reflect on how well she was able to work with the State Government as well as her supporters, party…

May 22 2019 / No Comment / Read More

Over to you… voters

Andrew Coustley pre-polling for the Federal Election.

‘Because I like her’, ‘because I like him’ and ‘ I dunno!’ That was the depth of reasoning three grinning first-time Wimmera voters provided when randomly asked at an early election polling booth why they had voted a particular way.

May 15 2019 / No Comment / Read More

EDITORIAL | We can solve this mess

Finding an answer to the plastic-waste issue appears as daunting as the mountains of rubbish growing daily.

May 8 2019 / 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

SOS stepping out for mental health

Horsham’s Andrew Sostheim is lacing up his trainers to help a mental-health fundraiser get off to a running start.

May 22 2019 / Read More
Environment

Platypus found in MacKenzie River

GOTCHA: Senior wildlife ecologist Josh Griffiths catches a young female platypus in MacKenzie River last week during an annual Wimmera Catchment Management Authority platypus survey.

May 22 2019 / Read More
Politics Final Web

Mallee and Wannon Election Result

Federal electorates of Mallee and Wannon remain as Coalition strongholds after confirmation of results in last night's Federal Election.

May 19 2019 / Read More
Arts Entertainment CONNECTION: Dylan Shalless, playing Drew, left, and Chris Versteegen, Lonny, steal the spotlight in Horsham Arts Council’s production of Rock of Ages. 
 Picture: PAUL CARRACHER

REVIEW | Rock of Ages rocks the house

Horsham Arts Council life-member Stuart Johns was so impressed with the council’s sold-out production of Rock of Ages he felt compelled to pen his thoughts on the performances at Horsham Town Hall.

May 22 2019 / Read More
Business & Finance

FINANCE | Navigating super

If the ins and outs of superannuation leave you confused, the answers to these frequently asked questions will help you understand the basics.

May 22 2019 / Read More
To The Editor

LETTER | Shame on you

SIR, – I am absolutely abhorred, disgusted by the fact that so many people have rubbished their vote.

May 22 2019 / Read More
Agriculture WATER DELIVERY: From left, Member for Wannon Dan Tehan, Ararat district farmer Charlie de Fegely and Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack at Mr de Fegely’s farm.

Pipeline win for Ararat

An Ararat municipal leader has joined a chorus in describing a $32-million Federal Government investment to help establish greater water security in the region as an economic game changer.

May 15 2019 / Read More
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