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Archive for: February, 2017

Western Bulldogs delight at Horsham community camp PHOTOS | VIDEO

Luke Beveridge with Edward 'EJ' Jackson, 9mths, at Western Bulldogs Community camp.

The Wimmera caught Western Bulldogs fever this week as players and coaches descended on the region to strengthen links between Australian Rules Football and the community.

Rainbow Desert Enduro set to boost district economy

The town of Rainbow will be in for a major financial windfall later this year if planners behind a national off-road enduro race at the southern Mallee settlement win departmental approval.

Yarriambiack tourism to benefit from new walking tracks

Victorian Parliamentary Secretary for Regional Victoria Danielle Green believes the opening of a new network of walking tracks at Murtoa, Minyip, Yaapeet and Woomelang will enhance tourism opportunities in Yarriambiack Shire.

Community embraces Horsham Town Hall; new cafe to open

By DEAN LAWSON Consistent sell-outs for a broad variety of shows at busy Horsham Town Hall have prompted venue staff to urge people to make sure they get tickets for performances or events early. Marketing co-ordinator Charee Smith said after 12 months of operation since the opening of the multi-million dollar redevelopment, the town hall […]

EDITORIAL: Alternative need for pollinating bees

EDITORIAL: We often hear about potential devastation of our food crops if the introduced European honey bee suddenly keeled over and was no longer buzzing in the landscape.

Wimmera Aboriginal groups receive family violence awareness funding

Three Wimmera projects will share in funding of $28,000 to raise awareness of family violence in Aboriginal communities.

Horsham, Northern Grampians councils take aim at mosquitoes

Mosquitoes are in the sights of Horsham and Northern Grampians municipalities in a statewide effort to curb the number of Ross River virus infections.

Horsham College honours Darwin Defenders on 75th anniversary

Brent White helps Darwin Defender Frank Fischer lay a wreath at a Darwin Defenders 75th anniversay commemoration at Horsham College.

Horsham district school children joined guests at Horsham College’s I. O. Maroske Hall as part of a 75th commemoration service for Australia’s Darwin Defenders. The annual service recognises the contribution of service men and women given the job of defending Darwin during a major Japanese aerial attack during the Second World War. On February 19, […]

Rainbow’s Oasis HUB undergoing transformation

The southern Mallee community of Rainbow has started transforming a former primary school site into an oasis of plants, music, creativity, fitness and fun.

Horsham Film Society to celebrate 50 years

Horsham Film Society will celebrate 50 years this year with a program featuring movies from Germany, Finland, Italy, Ukraine, Turkey and New Zealand-Samoa.


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