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Archive for: October, 2017

VIDEO | Steve Arnott invites riders to pink ride for cancer

McGrath Breast care nurse Wendy Crafter with Steve Arnott promote a Pink Ribbon Ride for cancer.

Wimmera motorcycling enthusiasts will join a western Victorian attempt on Sunday to raise more than $15,000 for women and their families affected by breast cancer. Wimmera riders are joining a 2017 Pink Ribbon Ride to Ballarat and inviting people to join the event. The Wimmera ride, starting in Horsham, is one of seven rides across […]

Leading teams in first two-dayer in Grampians cricket

Grampians Cricket Association will present the first day of a two-day fixture this weekend with the feature match between undefeated Youth Club and Aradale on the turf at Stawell’s Central Park.

Frewstal starts Stawell tennis season quickly

Stawell’s Friday night tennis competition started with four teams battling it out in a quick-fire format that wraps up before Christmas. Frewstal started the competition with a big 43-game win over Mitre 10 to see it at the top of the ladder and the team to chase in the premiership race. The first group of […]

VOLLEYBALL: Strong teams off to Bendigo

Three competitive teams will represent Volleyball Horsham at Bendigo’s annual Dragon City Tournament this weekend.

PHOTOS: Excitement on the Wimmera River

Will Robertson skiing at Natimuk Water Ski Club  ‘come and try’ event at Horsham Rowing Club on the Wimmera River with guidance from champion Pat Crisp.

Water skiing returned to the Wimmera River at the weekend as Natimuk Water Ski Club hosted a free come-and-try event from Horsham City Rowing Club. Novice skiers tried their hand at the sport under the guidance of instructor Pat Crisp. Natimuk club president Alister Cameron said new pontoons at the site allowed for easy access […]

West Wail ram sale

Jayla, 2, and Jardy, 7, Ellis at West Wail Dohne Merino and White Suffolk Studs' 11th Annual White Suffolk Sale & 8th Annual Dohne Merino Sale at Horsham Showgrounds, ph Luke 0428 160 482.

Barnett defies the odds

At the start of the Stawell Amateur Athletic Club’s cross-country season in April, Colin Barnett’s unlikely goal was to compete in all 21 races. It seemed like a futile target. The 54-year-old Horsham veteran had endured a long and frustrating sequence of calf strains and niggles and had failed to complete a full season since […]

Redfin top catch tally

With the onset of warmer weather, redfin have been in abundance at a variety of lakes across the region. Stawell and District Angling Club had an open-water points run and the majority of fish caught among members was at Lake Fyans. The competition attracted 28 seniors and six juniors, who landed 51 redfin and one […]

Natimuk gymnasts impress at Hamilton

Natimuk and District Gymnastic Club gymnasts enjoyed success at competition in Hamilton at the weekend. Level one, two and three gymnasts competed against eight clubs. Lauren Clyne won overall individual honours in level one and with team-mate Lucy Miller placed second in team competition. The level-two team of Sophie Miller, Lani Watson and Regan Woodhart […]

PHOTOS: Aradale represents untapped potential

Friends of J Ward president Ken Richie, Eddie Smith whose motherand brother were patientis of Aradale and Blair Currie, psychiatrist supervisor at Aradale 1972-85, at 150th anniversary of Aradale.

If there was ever a grand project waiting to happen then it must surely be Ararat’s historic Aradale ‘village’. The former psychiatric hospital and asylum, much of it built with stone, is staggering in sheer grandeur, aspect, history and… potential. The primary structures rising from within the grounds take pride of place over the Ararat […]


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