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Archive for: November, 2017

Race to celebrate Horsham Homing Club centenary

PLENTY TO CELEBRATE: From left, Bill Lawry, Graham Elbourne, Brian Watts, Rob Nelson and John Muszkieta at Horsham Homing Club’s centenary dinner. Picture: PAUL CARRACHER

Horsham Homing Club will continue to celebrate its longevity as a Wimmera sporting icon by establishing a 100-year centenary race from Coombah in New South Wales next year. The club expects to sell at least 400 entries for the 420-kilometre race midway between Mildura and Broken Hill, likely to feature up to a $4000 prize […]

Shop locally this festive season

The Weekly Advertiser team is again delighted to present our Christmas catalogue available, in today’s printed newspaper, to our valued readers. The message from our inaugural catalogue last year remains the same – research and analysis of our expansive readership area, which stretches from the Pyrenees in the south-east to the South Australian border and […]

LETTER: Service well attended

SIR, – In response to ‘Show some respect, The Weekly Advertiser, November 22. I was appalled to read this letter by Michael Joynson of Stawell. As has happened every other year, Stawell did have an official ceremony to commemorate Remembrance Day and it was very well attended. As well as there being a public notice […]

LETTER: Standardised rail

SIR, – It is difficult to see how the figures for the return of passenger trains to Horsham will stack up in favour of the venture – ‘Rail fight gathers intensity’, The Weekly Advertiser, November 22. Nothing less than the VLocity trains will suffice, but the smallest of that model carries four times as many […]

LETTER: Difference of opinion

SIR, – Almost two fifths of those who responded in the Marriage Equality survey indicated their wish to keep the current law as it is. This percentage could be representative of about eight-million Australians. It is disingenuous to suggest that politicians should only follow the ‘majority’ decision in their vote during the parliamentary debate on […]

Saints sizing up Bulls in Horsham cricket

If momentum is anything to go by, then Horsham Saints can expect to start seriously climbing Horsham Cricket Association’s A Grade ladder.

Remarkable Grampians cricket results in stormy weekend

In a weekend marred by thunderstorms, players completed all Grampians Cricket Association games except one B Grade contest, and at the same time posted some remarkable scores.

Downpour halts Stawell tennis

A thunderstorm on Friday night ruined the chances of keen Stawell Friday night tennis players completing their rounds, as the sudden downpour left the courts waterlogged before the first matches had been completed. The washout favoured top side Frewstal because there is now only one round remaining before finals begin and it has a clear […]

Volleyball milestones

While three of the four Volleyball Horsham grand final results went against expectations, it was a night to celebrate loyalty and dedication to the association for 23 members.

Hayden McDonald’s day wins squash title

Horsham Squash Club is hailing a new champion after a thrilling A Grade final that was decided on the last point. Young challenger Hayden McDonald and reigning champion Warren Frost thrilled the large crowd with a spectacular display of desperate and see-sawing squash. Frost had won five of the past seven championships and used his […]


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