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PHOTOS: Out and about in the Wimmera

You can’t say there hasn’t been anything to do during the school holiday. Pictures: PAUL CARRACHER

Drama returns to Warracknabeal Secondary College

BATTLE FOR THE THRONE: Toula Bermingham will play Belle and Jacob Cale, King, in Warracknabeal Secondary College’s production of Game of Tiaras. 

Thespian art form is set to return to Warracknabeal Secondary College later this year when students present their production of Game of Tiaras. Game of Tiaras is a comedic adaptation of Shakespearean tragedy King Lear, involving murderous princesses battling for their father’s kingdom. Students will present the production on September 7 and 8 in performances […]

PHOTOS: Carlton Blues run clinics at Nhill and Edenhope

Jack Silvagni poses with Kayla Spark and Jasmine Sommerville at a Carlton Football Club clinic at Nhill College.

Carlton Football Club stars flew into Edenhope and Nhill for clinics with school children. Pictures: PAUL CARRACHER

VIDEO | Energetix to compete in aerobics state finals. Watch their routine

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Seven girls from years 4-6 at Holy Trinity Lutheran School will compete for state honours at an aerobics Premiership Final in Geelong at the weekend.

PHOTOS: Natimuk Road Kindergarten children learn about insects

Zavier Morello from Wildlife Exposure visited Natimuk Road Kindergarten.

Xavier Morello from Wildlife Exposure visited the kindergarten to educate the children about our creepy crawlies. Pictures: PAUL CARRACHER

Holy Trinity Lutheran School students shine at Mount Gambier

Horsham Holy Trinity Lutheran School teams impressed in the season opener of the 2017 Australian HPV Super Series. The HPV – Human Powered Vehicle – Super Series is an annual championship that attracts teams from across the country. Twenty-six Holy Trinity students travelled to Mount Gambier to compete in the eight-hour endurance race. Principal Chris […]

Holiday fun

HOLIDAY FUN: Kings and Queens Summer Holiday Club leaders Jordan Ritchie, left, and Patrick Houghton enjoy artistic activities with youngsters Jonty and Kassidy Blair at Horsham’s Wimmera Trade Training Centre. The free program from primary-aged children runs until Friday. The club is the result of collaboration between Horsham Presbyterian Church, Horsham Church of Christ, Operation […]

Goolum Goolum prepares Wimmera youngsters for school

ALL SET: From left, Rosellina Clarke, Tyrese Douglas and Tyra King get a school pack from Andrew Harrison at a Goolum Goolum Co-operative Ready for Learning Day. 

A Goolum Goolum Aboriginal Co-operative Ready for Learning Day in Horsham attracted 40 children and their families. The annual Ready for Learning Day helps Wimmera Aboriginal children and families to prepare for the new school year. The concept is designed to help Aboriginal children start their education journey without barriers. It was initiated in 2013 […]

On the Bite | Alastair Vanstan wins Horsham twilight competition

By SHANE SHIELLS Alastair Vanstan won the first of Horsham Angling Club’s twilight fishing competitions on the Wimmera River with a 1.226 kilogram yellowbelly. Horsham Angling Club will host another twilight event tonight from 5pm to 9pm. Participants must fish between Riverside Bridge and Horsham Weir. Entries are taken from 5pm at the Horsham Angling […]

YMCA steps in for after school care

Horsham Rural City community services director Kevin O'Brien, Cr Pam Clarke, YMCA's Scott Bryant and Sam Winter announce new after school care arrangements as Grace Hermans and Maddie Carracher play in the background.

The YMCA will operate an outside school hours program in Horsham next year. The program will be based at the Horsham Primary School’s 298 Campus. It will include after school hours and vacation care programs. Mayor Cr Pam Clarke said the initiative had arisen after Wimmera Uniting Care announced it would cease its program for […]


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