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Archive for: January, 2016

Top Horsham association teams to test talent

Wimmera Football League

Cricketers across the region will be keen to resume play this week after rain disrupted many games last weekend.

Lady Hornets look to secure grand final berth


Horsham’s Lady Hornets will kickstart their campaign for a third straight grand final appearance when they take on Portland at home on Saturday night.

Horsham Week Gliding Competition to celebrate 50 years


Horsham Week Gliding Competition will celebrate 50 years with a vintage glider display and an opportunity for the machines of yesteryear to take to the skies.

Emma Kealy calls for kangaroo cull

Member for Lowan Emma Kealy has called for a kangaroo cull program, using the meat for pet food, to be expanded in the Wimmera. A State Government trial involving Ararat, Horsham, Northern Grampians, Yarriambiack, Southern Grampians and Pyrenees local government areas is due to conclude in June. Ms Kealy wants to see the program introduced […]

Teenage boy dies in car crash at Willaura

A teenage boy died in a car crash at Willaura yesterday. Major Collision Investigation Unit detectives are investigating the single-vehicle crash, which occurred at 12.17pm. Police believe a vehicle was travelling north along Mafeking Road when it left the road and ran into a tree. A teenage boy, believed to be a front seat passenger, […]

Horsham celebrates ‘lucky country’ on Australia Day

HONOUR: Horsham East Rotary Club president Penny Flynn collects the Community Event of the Year award for Tri State Games, Young Citizen of the Year Dalton Cross and citizens of the year Russell and Libby Peucker with their awards after a Horsham Rural City Council Australia Day ceremony.Picture: WILLAMY IMAGES

Horsham’s Australia Day ambassador Aris Imbardelli believes luck has nothing to do with this nation becoming known as the ‘lucky country’.

Mixed results for Horsham at Bendigo Junior Classic

Horsham Hornets enjoyed mixed results at the Bendigo Junior Classic tournament at the weekend after taking on teams from across the state.

Community-minded citizens recognised with awards

Northern Grampians Shire councillor and community representative Kevin Erwin is Stawell’s Citizen of the Year. Cr Erwin was recognised at an Australia Day ceremony in Stawell last night. He has served four terms as mayor of the shire, chaired Stawell’s Lights and Sirens Ball committee, was president of Stawell Rotary Club, a member of GWMWater’s […]

Horsham Town Hall celebrates opening festivities

The opening of Horsham Regional Art Gallery on Friday night will kick-start a fortnight of celebrations planned for a redeveloped Horsham Town Hall. The gallery will re-open to the public on Saturday, showcasing three exhibitions. On Sunday, Horsham Country Music Festival will present a sold-out show in the redevelopment’s new theatre. Teenage songstress Kiara Rodrigues […]

Central Wimmera Tennis Association to resume

The second half of the 2015/16 tennis season gets underway on Saturday, with the pennant draw set to include some good battles.


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