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Archive for: August, 2016

Caravan and motorhome visit to boost Stawell’s economy

Northern Grampians’ economy will receive a boost next month when the Combined Victorian Chapter of the Caravan and Motorhome Club brings its biennial rally to Stawell. Stawell rally organiser Christine Greenwood said about 120 motorhomes would attend the rally at Stawell Harness Racing Club from September 6 to 11. “Most of us will spend some […]

Community Axis Enterprises moves forward with $3-million Horsham redevelopment

Community Axis Enterprises has awarded a contract for a $3-million redevelopment, which will reinvigorate the northern end of Horsham’s Firebrace Street.

West Wimmera councillor Ron Hawkins to retire from local government

West Wimmera Shire councillor Ron Hawkins has announced his retirement from local government.

Pirate theme for Horsham Primary School’s first production

AHOY THERE: Horsham Primary School students don costumes for a dress rehearsal of The Puny Pirates of Ponky Island. Back, from left, Amalie Brown, Ryan Young, Chloe Martin and Taliah Thompson; and front, Jye Brown, Thomas Naylor and Kaihley Hymes. 

Excitement is building for Horsham Primary School’s inaugural production. Students participated in dress rehearsals this week ahead of their acting debuts next month. They will present The Puny Pirates of Ponky Island at Horsham’s Wesley Performing Arts Centre on September 14, 15, 16 and 17, at 7.30pm. Choir teacher Venetia Elbourne-Hobbs said the show was […]

Breakfast idea unveils new opportunity

EDITORIAL: A State Government project to provide milk and baked beans to thousands of primary school students represents tip-of-the-iceberg potential of what we can do to preserve important regional industry.

Richard Morris Memorial Concert to continue legacy of passion for the arts

By SARAH SCULLY Horsham’s Jan Morris is thrilled to be preparing a concert to honour her late husband in the redeveloped, state-of-the-art Horsham Town Hall. The Richard Morris Memorial Concert is traditionally at Horsham’s Wesley Performing Arts Centre, but will have a new home in 2016. “The town hall is such a beautiful venue,” Mrs […]

Second community group joins long-running Horsham bypass debate

A second community group has joined a long-running debate over the best Western Highway bypass route for Horsham, strongly opposing an idea to develop the highway south of the city. The group, which emerged from a meeting involving about 50 Horsham south residents, believes lobbyists against a route going north-east of the city, were confusing […]

Adam Brand to Rock out for RARE at Brim

The country town of Brim will come alive in September when it hosts a Rock Out for RARE concert featuring Adam Brand and The Outlaws. The event will celebrate rural communities and provide a launching pad for the shire’s $300,000-silo art trail inspired by Guido Van Helten’s original mural at Brim. Yarriambiack Shire Council, in […]

Ararat Legacy House garden transformed

The surrounds of Ararat Legacy House is undergoing a major transformation as part of a gardens project for the centre. Representatives from Legacy building benefactor the Carthew Family, AME Systems Management and Ararat Legacy developed the concept after agreeing there was a need to beautify the area. All involved also endorsed an Ararat Legacy Club […]

Photographer Paul Lambeth to talk at Ararat Regional Art Gallery

Respected photographer and arts leader Paul Lambeth will be in Ararat Regional Art Gallery from 11am on Saturday to talk about the Moran Contemporary Photographic Prize 2015. The finalists for this year’s Moran Contemporary Photographic Prize 2015 are on display at the gallery in an exclusive Victorian exhibition. Mr Lambeth will discuss many of the […]


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