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Emma Kealy calls on Premier Daniel Andrews to commit to Wimmera Cancer Centre

Member for Lowan Emma Kealy wants Premier Daniel Andrews to use any visit he has planned for the Wimmera this month to make a financial commitment to a Wimmera Cancer Centre project.

Feb 10 2016 / No Comment / Read More
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Horsham councillors concerned about aged care, NDIS changes

Horsham Rural City Council will lead a collaborative approach to support the region’s elderly and disabled residents amid sweeping government changes to home and community care services.

Feb 10 2016 / No Comment / Read More

Push for financial ‘carrot’ for Wimmera pulse-protein industry

A push to establish a Wimmera pulse-protein powder industry has prompted Member for Lowan Emma Kealy to urge the State Government to consider offering potential investors some sort of financial ‘carrot’.

Feb 10 2016 / No Comment / Read More

Emma Kealy pushes for kangaroo meat trial to be made permanent

Member for Lowan Emma Kealy believes the State Government should allow a trial using kangaroo meat for pet food to become permanent.

Feb 10 2016 / No Comment / Read More

Horsham council reintroduces public question time

Horsham Rural City councillors hope residents take advantage of an updated council meeting procedure that allows them to participate in public question time.

Feb 10 2016 / No Comment / Read More

West Wimmera leaders hope dairy project will attract other businesses

West Wimmera community leaders are keen to use a multi million-dollar dairy enterprise at Neuarpurr to spread a message the region is open for business.

Feb 10 2016 / No Comment / Read More
Community

Horsham women to walk to end women’s cancers

Diane Egan and Bronwyn Williams of Horsham have been busy treading the pavement in preparation for a two-day 60-kilometre walk as part of a fight against cancer in women.

Feb 10 2016 / No Comment / Read More

Book fair fundraiser for Wimmera Nursing Home

A book fair will raise money for new audio equipment.

Feb 10 2016 / No Comment / Read More

Ararat’s St Andrews volunteers to flip pancakes for great cause

Volunteers will heat up their frypans at a St Andrews Uniting Church pancake day in Ararat on February 18 to raise money for people living in crisis.

Feb 10 2016 / No Comment / Read More

Motorcyclists flock to Ararat for Grampians Ride to Remember

The motorcycle fraternity turned out in force to support Blue Ribbon Foundation Ararat branch and its annual a Grampians Ride to Remember.

Feb 10 2016 / No Comment / Read More

Willaura primed for annual market

Organisers of a Willaura market on March 6 expect this year’s event to be one of the biggest and best since Willaura Health Care Auxiliary started organising the annual family day.

Feb 10 2016 / No Comment / Read More

RARE worker’s role is to be a mate: Mal Coutts

Rural and Remote Engagement program worker Mal Coutts likens his role to that of a mate.

Feb 10 2016 / No Comment / Read More

Grants for Men’s Shed upgrades

Grants of up to $60,000 are available to help communities build a new Men’s Shed, or $30,000 to redevelop and modify an existing shed.

Feb 10 2016 / No Comment / Read More
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Sport

HDFNL 2016 Football/Netball Countdown

The Weekly Advertiser is previewing Horsham District Football Netball League teams ahead of the 2016 season.

Feb 10 2016 / No Comment / Read More

Stalwarts still soaring at 50th Horsham Week Gliding Competition

VETERAN: Decorated Australian gliding stalwart Tony Tabart waits on the runway at Horsham Aerodrome during the 50th annual Horsham Week Gliding Competition. Mr Tabart is the only pilot to attend every Horsham Week since the soaring contest started in 1966. Picture: KELLY LAIRD

Derrinallum’s Tony Tabart turned to gliding when he discovered his son was severely allergic to horses.

Feb 10 2016 / No Comment / Read More

Horsham’s Lady Hornets fight back to claim CBL title

STRONG SUPPORT: Supporters join Horsham Lady Hornets following their Country Basketball League south-west conference win. Picture: WILLAMY IMAGES

Horsham’s Lady Hornets are again the toast of southwest Victorian basketball after claiming their second conference title in three seasons.

Feb 10 2016 / No Comment / Read More
Opinion

We must strive to be inventive

EDITORIAL: While incredible minds work on deciphering data gleaned from the collider, it is important to remember significant human advances are not always measured by such large and complex projects.

Feb 10 2016 / No Comment / Read More

Immunisation law protects us all

EDITORIAL: The image of a father, expressing extraordinary delight in his bawling infant child receiving a painful injection, was confusing to say the least.

Feb 3 2016 / No Comment / Read More

Christmas is for everyone

EDITORIAL: Christmas is a highly spiritual time of the year for many people.

Dec 23 2015 / No Comment / Read More
Food & Wine

Nhill fiesta fun for all ages

Nhill’s Friday Fiestas in February committee hopes a series of affordable, family-friendly activities will bring joy to the community after a poor season.

Jan 20 2016 / Read More
Health & Lifestyle

Febfast trio fights off withdrawals

The Weekly Advertiser checks in on Grampians Community Health staff completing Febfast.

Feb 10 2016 / Read More
Environment

Charges for water meter tampering

St Arnaud Magistrate’s Court has found a Wimmera farmer guilty of charges under the Water Act, placing him on a 12-month good-behaviour bond, fining him $1000 and ordering him to pay $250 in costs.

Feb 3 2016 / Read More
Politics

Emma Kealy calls for Overland commitment

Member for Lowan Emma Kealy has again raised concerns regarding the Overland passenger rail service following continued disruption and confusion to rail services across Victoria.

Feb 10 2016 / Read More
Arts Entertainment

Co-Cheol to kick off Stawell’s Cafe Culture series

A 2016 Cafe Culture Series in Stawell will start on February 21 with the first of four shows in the program featuring a female musical group.

Feb 10 2016 / Read More
Business & Finance

West Wimmera leaders hope dairy project will attract other businesses

West Wimmera community leaders are keen to use a multi million-dollar dairy enterprise at Neuarpurr to spread a message the region is open for business.

Feb 10 2016 / Read More
To The Editor

Christmas lunch thanks

Sir, For the past 14 years, Horsham Uniting Church has provided a Christmas lunch for people who would otherwise be by themselves on Christmas day.

Jan 13 2016 / Read More
Agriculture

Push for financial ‘carrot’ for Wimmera pulse-protein industry

A push to establish a Wimmera pulse-protein powder industry has prompted Member for Lowan Emma Kealy to urge the State Government to consider offering potential investors some sort of financial ‘carrot’.

Feb 10 2016 / Read More
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