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Archive for: June, 2016

Stawell gymnast Adele Brand excels at Queensland Border Challenge

Rising Wimmera gymnast Adele Brand, 13, of Stawell has continued to chalk up major accolades after strong performances while representing Victoria at Caloundra. The Stawell Secondary College student shone at the Queensland Border Challenge competition at the weekend, winning the event’s women’s artistic gymnastics national level-8 all-round champion award and the 2016 floor championship. The […]

Volleyball Horsham summer season culminates in finals

Volleyball Horsham’s summer season finished with four closely fought grand finals. Volleyroos were made to work hard by the Koji Curi Nuggets in A Grade, missing key setter Matthew Berry. Nathan Berry set well to hitters while Tim Popple showed his experience to get the Volleyroos over the line. The Von Steiger Shadows caused an […]

Grampians set for more snow

Holiday makers might get another opportunity to see snow across a Grampians vista late tomorrow with forecasters predicting another dusting across the ranges’ highest peak Mt William. Bureau of Meteorology senior forecaster Michael Efron said rain associated with a weather pattern moving over the state would most likely fall as snow down to 1000 metres. […]

Iluka appeal: Horsham council heads to VCAT

Horsham Rural City Council faces an expensive Victoria Civil and Administrative Tribunal hearing after refusing Iluka Resources’ application to continue disposing of low-level radioactive by-products at its former Douglas mine site.

Cruise Hawaii winner announced on Saturday

Finalists of a Wimmera-wide Cruise Hawaii promotion will learn if they have won an 11-night holiday package during a draw at Horsham Plaza on Saturday. The Weekly Advertiser and radio stations 3WM and MIXX FM have run the promotion in participating businesses throughout the Wimmera during the past few months. The competition is being run […]

Horsham College to present Hairspray Junior – the Musical

Horsham College students have embraced early-60s music, dancing and fashion as they work on the college’s annual production.

Horsham council’s Iluka decision divides opinions

Kanagulk Landcare Group president Margaret Arthur breathed a sigh of relief when Horsham council refused Iluka Resources’ planning permit application on Monday night.

Your vote does count

EDITORIAL: With the build-up to the Federal Election campaign nearing an end on Saturday, we can all draw breath and finally decide which philosophic political group should be in charge of our country.

2016 Wimmera Business Awards launch on Friday

Wimmera leaders will gather in Horsham Town Hall on Friday night to launch the 2016 3WM MIXX FM Wimmera Business Awards.

Project Platypus calls for Wimmera plantout volunteers

Project Platypus Landcare group is encouraging volunteers to lend a hand to help plant about 30,000 trees across four weekends next month. Project Platypus Plantout organiser Allistair Stephens said plantouts were responsible for returning hundreds of thousands of trees to the landscape, improving ecological function and providing multiple benefits to farm businesses. “We have a […]


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