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PHOTOS | Avenue Dance Studio annual concert

Brittany Bates, Macey Purdue,  Julia Gasparini, 
Avenue Dance Studio annual concert.

POISE: Horsham’s Avenue Dance Studio wowed audiences with its annual concert at Horsham Town Hall on Sunday. Students showcased tap, jazz and contemporary dance routines. Sophie Koschmann, front, and Georgie Hobbs perform a contemporary number. Picture: PAUL CARRACHER The entire August 16, 2017 edition of The Weekly Advertiser is available online. READ IT HERE!

Horsham Aquatic Centre to host winter pool party

pool Horsham Aquatic Centre will host a winter pool party on Sunday. The event, from noon to 3pm, will include various activities including competitions, inflatables, a junior slide and zorb ball. Entry is $7 a child, which includes a barbecue lunch, with supervising parents admitted free. Money raised supports YMCA Open Doors Foundation, which helps […]

Dogs on show in Horsham

Wimmera dog lovers are gearing up for a big weekend with expectations that 353 dogs and their owners will attend Horsham Wimmera Kennel Club dog show at Horsham Showground this weekend. The Saturday-Sunday event, attracting dog enthusiasts from across Victoria and beyond, has traditionally featured a variety of sections and a broad cross section of […]

Maureen Delahunty best in show at Horsham Sunnyside art and craft competition

Maureen Delahunty with her champion artwork at Sunnyside Lutheran Retirement Village's art and craft show.

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SKILLS ON DISPLAY: Maureen Delahunty shows off the intricate craftwork that won her an overall best-in-show award at a Sunnyside Lutheran Retirement Village art and craft show. Fellow village residents Olive Pilgrim and Rita McKenzie were others to win major awards at the show that also featured the work of volunteers and staff. Organisers were […]

Antiques appraisal in Stawell

Wimmera people can have their antiques and collectables appraised at Stawell Library on Saturday. Stawell Biarri Group for Geneology has hosted an appraisal fundraiser each August for the past 20 years. Antique dealer and auctioneer Bruce Lowenthal will appraise items between 10am and 3pm. Appraisal costs $5 an item or three for $10. Biarri group […]

Pop-up shop for Stawell

The creative team of volunteers behind Stawell Uniting Church’s pre-loved vintage and pop-up shop has invited people to take part in a Tea Cosy Challenge on Saturday. A pop-up shop will be in the church hall from 9am to noon. The team invites people to display their pieces or to donate them for sale, with […]

Jaala Pulford goes in to bat for Kooka’s Country Cookies

Regional Development Minister Jaala Pulford has won an agreement from Woolworths to review a decision to remove Donald-produced Kooka’s Country Cookies products from its supermarket shelves. Representatives from the supermarket giant confirmed after a meeting with Ms Pulford they would review the move to withdraw the products from Australian stores outside Victoria and Tasmania. Ms […]

Horsham waste committee reviews feedback

Green-waste recycling bins, hard-waste collection and increased kerbside recycling have surfaced as services for consideration in a new Horsham waste-management plan. A steering committee helping Horsham Rural City Council has listed the services in response to community feedback on waste management as part of a review. Council technical services director John Martin said the community […]

PHOTOS | Horsham West Primary School Crazy Hair Day

Ella McFarlane, Trinity Wilson and Esra Kocak at Horsham West Crazy Hair Day.

CRAZY DAY: Horsham West Primary School hosted a crazy hair day this week to help raise money to paint the school’s years five and six toilet block. Students showed off some fancy creations. Pictures: PAUL CARRACHER The entire August 16, 2017 edition of The Weekly Advertiser is available online. READ IT HERE!

Wimmera investment from State Government

Victorian Premier Dan Andrews at Wimmera Southern Mallee Regional Assembly at Horsham Town Hall.

The State Government will provide $1.25-million for the first stage of the development of a 100-hectare industrial precinct at Wimmera Intermodal Freight Terminal at Dooen. Agriculture and Regional Development Minister Jaala Pulford has announced the funding during a visit to the region and Horsham. The development will add 20 new industrial lots, complete with bitumen […]

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