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Archive for: December, 2015

Horsham Hornets still in finals hunt after trouncing Terang

Wimmera Football League

Horsham Hornets kept their Country Basketball League finals hopes alive with a convincing win over Terang on Saturday night.

Cricketers to resume in January

Homers, Buangor and Donald lead their respective A Grade cricket competitions as they all head into a Christmas break.

Arden Rooney eyes return to Horsham track

OPPORTUNITY: Kerryn Manning and Billy Brownless charge to victory at Melton in a Celebrity Charity Challenge to launch the 2016 Summer Of Glory Carnival. Patrons at Horsham Harness Racing Club’s cup race-day on January 10 have a chance take Brownless’ spot in HRV’s double seater sulky for the ride with Manning – the world’s greatest reinswoman. After a briefing from club stewards, the winning driver will be outfitted with safety vest, racing silks, helmet, gloves and goggles. They will then climb into the sulky and head onto the 1000-metre Horsham circuit.

All eyes were on the glamour horse Philadelphia Man as he crossed the finish line to claim victory over stablemate Restrepo in the 2015 Horsham Pacing Cup.

Wimmera sporting clubs receive Active Club Grants

Sports and recreation clubs throughout the region will receive grants as part of the first round of VicHealth’s Active Club Grants program.

Wimmera’s best angling prospects over Christmas period

ON THE BITE: With only days until the fat man in a red suit turns up, it’s time to turn our attention to the region’s best prospects for a family fish and the chance to get children to test new gear.

Tips for parents giving motorcycles as gifts

Christmas will see a lot of children with a new mini bike or four-wheeler and our job as parents is safety.

Nhill to host annual Boxing Day races

Race-goers will flock to Nhill on Boxing Day for the town’s annual race meeting.

North Ballarat Rebels to launch against Falcons

North Ballarat Rebels will start their TAC Cup football season against Geelong as part of a big Easter weekend of matches next year.

Be front-line allies in road trauma fight: Wimmera Police

Police have called on the Wimmera community to look out for each other over the busy holiday period. Picture: SARAH SCULLY

Police have called on families and friends of people in the Wimmera, Mallee and Grampians travelling this Christmas to be allies in a fight against road trauma.

Horsham council to pay $10,000 for phone service bid


Horsham Rural City Council will contribute $10,000 to a funding application to secure improved mobile phone service in Wartook Valley, Laharum and Brimpaen.


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