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Wimmera Hospice Care Auxiliary elects office bearers

VITAL SERVICE: Wimmera Hospice Care Auxiliary has elected its office bearers for 2018-19. Pictured, from left, are president Lea Crammond, vice-president Judy Garwood, secretary Nola Bellinger, assistant secretary Ann Potter and assistant treasurer Rae Hill. Treasurer Kerrie Trounce is absent. The auxiliary raises money to buy equipment to support Wimmera Hospice Care clients. The hospice […]

Natimuk Stomp Kick-starts Gents Ride

A group of Wimmera motorcycle enthusiasts will don dapper attire for the 2018 Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride on Sunday. Participants will board classic and vintage motorcycles in Horsham and ride to Natimuk and back. Co-ordinator Jenni Papst said the event raised money for the Movember Foundation, which went towards prostate cancer research and suicide prevention. “What […]

Stawell Secondary College student Elissa Jess loses hair for Variety

Eleisha Clementson cuts Stawell Secondary College student Elissa Jess' hair for Variety.

HAIR TODAY, GONE TOMORROW: Above, Stawell Secondary College year-12 student Elissa Jess and hairdresser Eleisha Clementson share a moment with a cheering school community after Elissa lost her plait to support children battling cancer. She and Bronte Cuff, pictured left, donated their hair to Hair with Heart while at the same time raising money for […]

Lions cook for cause

Horsham Lions Club will host a barbecue in Hamilton Street on Saturday to raise money for drought-affected farmers. Lions members will be cooking up a storm out the front of Cellarbrations Superstore Horsham from 9.30am to 2pm. Horsham Lions Club’s Melvin Bell said money from gold coin donations would be distributed among a drought-relief charity […]

Horsham preparing to paint the town purple for Relay For Life

HOPE YOU CAN JOIN US: Horsham and District Relay for Life chairman Kingsley Dalgleish, front, and committee members and supporters, from left, Stacy Carter, Trish Deleeuw, Gareth Lane, Shelley Baker and Tami Lane promote this year’s Paint the Town Purple week, which runs from October 8 to 12. Picture: PAUL CARRACHER

Horsham and District Relay for Life committee has called on the city’s businesses to throw their support behind the annual Cancer Council fundraising event.

Stawell Secondary College students to donate hair for sick children

HAIR FOR CHILDREN: Stawell Secondary College students Bronte Cuffe, Nicholas Bendall and Elissa Jess will lose their hair for Variety. Bronte will donate 35cm of hair, Nicholas will shave his mo and Elissa will lose a whopping 52cm. Picture: PAUL CARRACHER

Stawell Secondary College students Elissa Jess and Bronte Cuffe will farewell their flowing locks later this month when they cut their hair to support children battling cancer. Fellow student Nicholas Bendall will join the teenagers and shave off his moustache for the cause. The year-12 girls will donate their hair, which flows well below their […]

Horsham Scouts to host market at showground

A plethora of regional home-made and party plan products will feature at a Horsham Scouts Market on Saturday. Market organiser Renee McLean encouraged Wimmera residents and visitors to attend the market at Horsham Showground from 9am to 1pm. The market, under the grandstand, will raise money to send members to the 25th Australian Scout Jamboree […]

Horsham’s The Hive up for Pick My Project selection

Horsham College and Wimmera Southern Mallee LLEN have joined forces to create a community space in a disused building at the school. College and LLEN leaders have encouraged the community to support the concept, one of many in the region vying for Pick My Project funding. Pick My Project is a Victorian-first community grant program, […]

Variety Bash to descend on Horsham

The Horsham contingant prepare for the 2018 Variety Bash. From left, Ray Baker, Brendan O'Loughlin, Brendan Netherway, Mark Ballinger and Rick Smith

FOR THE KIDS: Horsham team representatives show off cars that will form part of a Victorian Variety Bash back-roads convoy travelling 4059 kilometres from Geelong to Townsville. Teams will navigate their way through western Victoria and visit Ararat before stopping in Horsham Thursday night. Variety raises money for children in need and ACE Radio has […]

Call for Daffodil Day support in Horsham

DAFFODIL DONATIONS: Cancer Council Victoria Horsham unit members Dawn Hobbs, left, and Fay Burge have put out a call for flower donations ahead of Daffodil Day on Friday. Picture: PAUL CARRACHER

Cancer Council Victoria Horsham unit members have called on the region’s green thumbs to donate daffodils for the organisation’s annual fundraiser. Friday is Daffodil Day, which raises money towards Cancer Council’s goal of a cancer-free future. Horsham unit members will sell bunches of the yellow flowers for $5 at Horsham Plaza and out the front […]


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