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Archive for: September, 2007

Showcasing equipment


A new state of the art trenching machine will be one of many highlights at Tuesday’s Farming with Pipes Expo at the site of the Wimmera Machinery Field Days. Inventor Darren Murdoch from Company Trench Runner Pty Ltd in Mitre will be showcasing the new high-speed trenching machine. Darren said that unlike other trenching machines, […]

Hub and try


Jenny Walker of Horsham tries pilates at Wimmera Hub with instructor Amanda Wik, while Lois McRae of Horsham receives a computer lesson from teacher Herb Krelle. The adult learning centre held a “come ‘n’ try” day last week to allow people to sample the variety of courses on offer.

Homework help needed


Homework is fun. That’s the message coming through loud and clear from kids in a new homework club in Horsham. But the Wednesday afternoon club is so popular that organisers have run out of space. They have also run out of mentors to help run the sessions and have started a waiting list. The homework […]

Minister up to speed


The relationship between Wimmera Development Association and new Minister for Regional and Rural Development Jacinta Allan got off to a good start this week with WDA board members bringing her up to speed with the top issues affecting the region. The minister, who was at the Wimmera Machinery Field Days site at Longerenong for the […]

HDFL best & fairest


Harrow Balmoral onballer Matt Ward was named the league best and fairest player for 2007 after a thrilling vote count on Monday night. Ward polled 28 votes to clinch the Dellar Medal, one vote ahead of Tim Webb.

Beaut bulokes


Wimmera Catchment Management Authority celebrated the 10th anniversary of the annual Wimmera Biodiversity Seminar by returning to the original subject, bulokes, known as the “windharps of the Wimmera”. The day ended with more than 100 people taking a guided tour of pristine buloke woodlands near Murtoa that have been in the family of owner David […]

Garden festival turning 20


Organisers of Horsham Spring Garden Festival are preparing to celebrate the 20th birthday of the event at Horsham Botanic Gardens next month. A big line-up of activities is being planned including guest speakers, lifestyle exhibits, cooking demonstrations, local bands and entertainers and an outside broadcast from radio station 3WM. Entries are now open for the […]

In a good paddock


Preparations for next year’s Wimmera Machinery Field Days are off to a good start with event manager Murray Wilson and president Greg Petrass launching the 2008 prospectus this week. Murray said enquiries for the 46th field days were strong and encouraged potential exhibitors to book early to be guaranteed a place at the event from […]

Smart Move


Wimmera police are getting behind a campaign to raise money for emergency and trauma facilities in Victoria’s public hospitals. This Friday from 6-7pm, local police will be at McDonald’s restaurants in Ararat and Horsham for the statewide Drive-Thru Challenge, where every vehicle served will result in $1 being donated to the Victoria Police Blue Ribbon […]

Yoga for Health and Fitness


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