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Bronwyn Buckland’s walking project for cancer care

Croydon resident Bronwyn Buckland will pass through the Wimmera in the next few days as part of a 780-kilometre walk to raise money for cancer services at Box Hill Hospital in Melbourne. In 2015, one of Ms Buckland’s close family members was diagnosed and treated for leukaemia at the hospital. She decided a long walk […]

Jett Wilson’s hair today, gone tomorrow

BYE BYE HAIR: Jett Wilson of Horsham will donate his hair to a Hair with Heart project. He is pictured at Café 22 with prizes for a raffle that also raised money for the cause. 
Picture: PAUL CARRACHER

Horsham’s Jett Wilson, 9, will farewell his lengthy blond locks next month, all for a good cause. While the Horsham West Primary School youngster has grown fond of his new look, he will gladly surrender to the hairdresser’s scissors on May 26. Jett has grown his hair to donate to Variety children’s charity’s Hair with […]

Wimmera Hospice Care Auxiliary to host annual Mother’s Day lunch

Wimmera Hospice Care Auxiliary has launched tickets for its major annual fundraiser, which raises money for equipment to help people with life-limiting illnesses. Auxiliary president Lea Crammond said members had been planning for a Mother’s Day lunch in Horsham for almost a year, working hard to organise decorations, prizes and a menu. The event will […]

VIDEO | Collectors hit the streets for the Royal Children’s Hospital Good Friday Appeal

People dig deep and ‘Give that they may grow’ for the annual Royal Children’s Hospital Good Friday Appeal.

Pink golf day success at Horsham Golf Club

PINK POWER: From left, Barbara Bell, Sally Hood and Daphne Jackson enjoy a Horsham Golf Club Pink Lady Golf Day. Picture: PAUL CARRACHER

A Horsham Golf Club Pink Lady Golf Day attracted 101 patrons and competitors and raised more than $6000 for Breast Cancer Network Australia. Players from Melbourne, Portarlington, Barham, Edenhope, Warracknabeal, Goroke, Natimuk and Minyip, as well as Horsham, took part in the event. A team of Trudy Parker, Elaine Milbourne, Erin Schultz and Jenny Clarke […]

June Clissold urges Wimmera people to dig deep for annual Good Friday Appeal

GIVE THAT THEY MAY GROW: Good Friday Appeal Horsham area manager June Clissold has encouraged Wimmera residents to support this year’s fundraiser for Melbourne’s Royal Children’s Hospital. Picture: PAUL CARRACHER

Long-time fundraiser June Clissold has urged Wimmera residents and visitors to again dig deep on Good Friday for the annual Royal Children’s Hospital Appeal.

Anne Robertson wins Rotary car prize

Hopetoun’s Anne Robertson is the owner of a new $33,808 Ford Escape SUV vehicle after Horsham East Rotary Club sold her the winning ticket in a major western Victorian raffle. Ms Robertson bought the ticket, part of Rotary Club of Ballarat South’s Community Assistance Car Raffle, from Horsham Plaza during school holidays. Horsham East Rotary […]

Kaniva Windmill Stitchers donates quilts to Wimmera Health Care Group

Kaniva Windmill Stitchers donated quilts to Wimmera Health Care Group as part of an annual charity project. During 2017 the Windmill stitchers made small quilts for the Horsham hospital’s Yandilla ward and handed them over to midwife Krystyna Wesolek. “These quilts will be used for families that have unfortunately had a stillborn baby,” Ms Wesolek […]

Is there any more to give?

Community groups and organisations that rely heavily on government grants and funding are in a changing environment – there’s no doubt about that. What happens when there is a change in government priority and funding is delayed, or it shrinks by half or more, or is stopped altogether? The initial response is often that community […]

VIDEO | PHOTOS | 2018 Horsham Relay For Life for cancer cures

Horsham Relay For Life.

Horsham’s annual Relay For Life brings together survivors and carers of cancer. Pictures: PAUL CARRACHER

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