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Archive for: December, 2008

Fundamentals not mental at all


There’s something you should know – driving is one of the easiest things you have learnt so far in life. Let’s not fool ourselves, it’s not really that hard to drive a car. All you have to do is turn a key, move a lever or two, push the pedals and turn the round thing. […]

Be careful this festive season

With the festive season now in full swing, alarming new figures from leading insurer AAMI show an unacceptably high number of Victorian motorists remain ignorant of the dangers of driving under the influence of illicit drugs and alcohol. “A heightened police presence over the holiday season is as certain as Christmas itself, yet many Victorian […]

Kelvin’s winning twins


Winning a national title is something very few can boast about but winning two on the same weekend is extraordinary. Kaniva Car Museum owner Kelvin Moar owns a unique pair of 1976 Holden Monaro HX LE Coupes registered as MNARO 1 and MNARO 2 and both vehicles won their respective sections at the recent Monaro […]

Mitsubishi Evo a rally car dream


The 2008 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X is offered in two variants, the standard Evo X and the Evo X MR which gets Mitsubishi’s highly-anticipated twin-clutch DSG style gearbox and suspension enhancements as standard. From the front, the untrained eye would be hard pressed picking a Lancer VRX from the Evo X. The entire Lancer range […]

Horsham’s gold cup


Horsham open boys have returned with a gold medal from the Australian Volleyball Schools Cup in Melbourne last week. The week-long tournament featured teams from Australia and New Zealand in age groups ranging from under 14 through to open. Horsham College open boys and under 17 girls competed in division one, while the under 15 […]

Hawker a special guest at Elmhurst


Federal Member for Wannon David Hawker was a guest at Elmhurst for their 140-year celebrations last week. The celebrations were held to coincide with the completed works at the school under the Investing In Our Schools Project, where more than $100,000 worth of upgrades were completed. “The Investing In Our Schools Program was all about […]

Comin’ to town


Everyone’s favourite Santa Claus is coming to Ararat to raise money for the Save the Children Fund. Young Charlie Pram from Stawell, got up close and personal with the man in the red suit, placing an order for his favourite toys this Christmas Day. Santa will be at Ararat Toyworld today from 1.30-4pm and then […]

New commuter bus benefits day centre


Visitors to and from the Patricia Hinchey Day Centre in Ararat will benefit from a new commuter bus. Member for Ripon Joe Helper made the announcement after a special visit last week, handing the keys to president of the Patricia Hinchey Day Centre Client Meeting Group Rosie Dryburgh. “The Patricia Hinchey Day Centre offers a […]

Spirit of Christmas


As part of the festive season the Church of St Mark at Elmhurst is celebrating Christmas in a special way. The two pine trees at the front of the Church have been decorated with lights and inside a life-size nativity has been created. From now until Christmas day the church will be open nightly from […]

Singapore perfect family getaway


Planning the perfect family getaway? How about spa treatments and discount designer shopping for mum; fabulous food and gizmos galore for dad and theme parks, animal attractions and underwater adventures for the kids? Add in a raft of accommodation options; clean and efficient public transport and an unrivalled reputation for safety – and you’ve got […]


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