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Archive for: June, 2010



Balmoral’s Jo Smith will use her new Serena lift chair to help recuperate from surgery to repair a broken wrist. Mrs Smith won the $1995 motorised arm-chair from Action Aids Australia and The Weekly Advertiser in a competition that attracted more than 500 entries. Action Aids Australia managing director Bronson Young shows Mrs Smith how […]

New nose to sniff out troublesome termites


By DEAN LAWSON Wimmera termites will have nowhere to hide when a Horsham business literally unleashes its secret weapon against the destructive pests in early August. The invasive and at times secretive insects, responsible for quietly undermining wooden structures, will be the target of a sensitive nose of the region’s first termite-detection dog. Steve and […]

Boots ‘n’ hall


The boots give a clue to a surprise performance MIXX FM breakfast host Emma Elsom and dance partner Rod Armstrong have in store for guests at the Last Dance Extravaganza at Horsham Town Hall this Saturday night. Emma has been training with the rock ‘n’ roll dance enthusiast for six weeks and will present a […]

Highway plea

By DEAN LAWSON A Wimmera mayor wants government guarantees that construction of a dual carriageway on the Western Highway between Ballarat and Stawell will finish by at least 2017. Northern Grampians Shire councillor Kevin Erwin said the project, likely to cost more than $500 million, only had guaranteed funding up to 2012. He appealed to […]


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