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Archive for: January, 2017

Police identify Horsham clothes thief

UPDATE: Police have identified the woman in question. Horsham police officers are investigating the theft of washing from Horsham Laundromat late last year. Investigators believe a female entered the laundromat on Firebrace Street about 11:15am on November 16. She allegedly removed washing from the machines and left the laundromat with the items. Investigators have released […]

Water main fracture leaves much of Ararat waterless

A contractor has struck and fractured a large water main in Barkly Street, Ararat. The main supplies water to a large section of Ararat. GWMWater spokesman Andrew Rose said a large number of customers are likely to be without water for several hours. “Customers affected are likely to be in the southern and western areas […]

Northern Grampians announces Australia Day Award winners

Northern Grampians Shire Council has announced the winners of its annual Australia Day awards at celebrations in Stawell and St Arnaud. Neil and Shiela Thornton have shared Stawell’s Citizen of the Year honour, with Ryan Kell named Young Citizen of the Year. The Community Event of the Year award went to a Zumbo Just Desserts […]

Horsham Aquatic Centre opens doors for Open Doors. | PHOTOS

Grace Clark at Horsham Pool Party.

Horsham Aquatic Centre threw open its door for its annual Australia Day Pool Party.
The pool party raises money for the YMCA Open Doors Program. Pictures: PAUL CARRACHER

Nhill’s John Millington Hindmarsh Citizen of the Year | PHOTOS | VIDEO

Hindmarsh Shire citizen of the year John Millington, second from left, with his family Sallie Koenig, Marg Millington, Oskar Koenig and Josh Koenig at Nhill

Tireless volunteer John Millington OAM is Hindmarsh Shire Council’s 2017 Citizen of the Year.

Horsham Australia Day service | PHOTOS | VIDEO

Horsham Citizens Of The Year Kara Johnson and Kingsley Dalgleish  at Horsham Australia Day ceremony.

Beautiful weather greeted early risers for Horsham’s Australia Day ceremony at Sawyer Park to welcome new citizens and congratulate our citizens of the year Kingsley Dalgleish and Kara Johnson. Pictures: PAUL CARRACHER Kara Johnson receives her junior citizen of the year. Brimpaen Australia Day Service Raising the flag at Horsham

Australia Day honours for Wimmera trio

HONOUR: Jan Morris at her Horsham home. Picture: PAUL CARRACHER

An emergency service campaigner, passionate arts advocate and a person dedicated to improving circumstances for Aboriginal people in the Northern Territory are among Wimmera recipients of Australia Day honours. John Robinson, Jan Morris and Heather Hewett received Order of Australia Medals for their contribution to society. Mr Robinson, a Horsham Rural City Councillor and former […]

Sheriff’s officers target Ararat fine evaders

Sheriff’s officers have worked alongside Victoria Police in Ararat this week to detect drivers with outstanding warrants and unregistered vehicles.

Horsham cricket | Teams hunt for grand final spots | PHOTOS

Tyler Neville and Angus Adams celebrate Jarred Combe's wicket. Homers v Jung Tigers.

Grand-final spots in a one-day series will be up for grabs this weekend as Horsham Cricket Association A Grade teams jostle for position.

Grampians cricket| No surprises in one-day results

Saturday’s round of one-dayers in Grampians Cricket Association’s A Grade competition saw results go according to ladder positions – one defeating five, two defeating three and four defeating six.

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