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Archive for: September, 2015

Arapiles Cycling Event to roll on after successful day

An Arapiles Cycling Event will switch back to the first Sunday in October next year as delighted organisers continue to fine-tune the event.

Northern Grampians council pushes for multi million-dollar chair-lift in Grampians

Northern Grampians Shire Council will discuss at its monthly meeting in Stawell on Monday night what needs to happen to attract private investment for a chair-lift, gondola or aerial tram-car project or other major park-based developments.

Northern Grampians Shire Council is likely to add its weight to a push to create a legislative environment where a multi million-dollar chair-lift attraction in the Grampians could become a reality.

Wimmera farmers pray for rain to save or consolidate crops

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Farmers across the region are hoping for an eleventh-hour break in the weather to either save or consolidate crops in desperate need of moisture.

Steph Ryan calls on State Government to fund workplace learning co-ordinators

Victorian Nationals Deputy Leader Steph Ryan has used a visit to the Wimmera to call on the State Government to continue funding for workplace learning co-ordinators.

Stawell scooter rider Jai Walker on ambitious campaign

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Professional scooter rider Jai Walker believes building an indoor skate park in Stawell would attract visitors from across the country, putting his home town on the map as a go-to destination for the extreme sport.

Volunteers needed for Horsham’s Northfest Family Festival

Preparations for Horsham’s Northfest Family Festival are gaining momentum with organisers busy applying final touches to plans for the big day.

Chair-lift project good for the Grampians

EDITORIAL: Any major commercial development in the Grampians National Park must be subject to diligent rules to minimise the impact on pristine wilderness areas.

Star pianist Ethan McRae to perform in Horsham

Gifted Wimmera pianist Ethan McRae will make his concert debut when he performs in a piano recital at Wesley Performing Arts Centre in Horsham next month.

Future analyst to speak at Leadership Wimmera graduation day

People will gain insight into an alternative roadmap for Australia’s future prosperity during Leadership Wimmera’s graduation day on October 9.

Businesses to dress-up shop windows for Wimmera German Fest

Wimmera German Fest organisers want regional businesses to get involved with the event by dressing up their shop-front windows.


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