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Monique Wheaton, Chyna Kessler and Ebony Rintoule at the Nhill Show.

The Nhill Show has again attracted a large crowd stamping it as one of the best in the Wimmera. Pictures: PAUL CARRACHER

High-speed broadband promised for Horsham

Victorian Labor has promised broadband internet speeds in Horsham will increase by up to 10 times as part of a $1.7-million pilot project. Regional Development Minister Jaala Pulford today announced a partnership with Spirit Telecom that she said would ‘close the digital divide in Horsham’. Ms Pulford said the new fixed-wireless service would cover all […]

Horsham Cup returns to Sunday racing

RACE READY: Simon Gebert and track rider Kim Hair with Gebert’s horse Darilon, which will run in a maiden event on Horsham Cup day. Picture: PAUL CARRACHER

Horsham and District Racing Club is ready to celebrate the return of the Millers Horsham Cup to its traditional Sunday running at the weekend.

Maurice Billi a new Labor voice for Lowan

Maurice Billi with Jaala Pulford.

Victorian Labor candidate for Lowan Maurice Billi, 55, of Stawell is confident he can take a regional voice into the heart of government if he can cause an election upset next month.

Invitation to visit the Wild West at Horsham West

Macey Turgoose, Julia Hastings, Hugo Hopper, Charlotte Doti and Penny Lopez-O'Donnell prepare for Horsham West Primary School production of 'The Good, The Bad and The Gossipy'.

Horsham West and Haven Primary School students have invited Wimmera residents and visitors to visit the Wild West next week. The school will present The Good, The Bad and The Gossipy in Horsham Town Hall from Wednesday to Friday at 7.30pm. The rollicking musical comedy, written and directed by Larissa Riddell, revolves around a group […]

Longerenong upgrade promise from Emma Kealy

Victoria’s Coalition has promised to cement Longerenong College’s reputation as a centre of agricultural research and training excellence if it wins next month’s state election. The Liberal-Nationals have pledged $525,000 to help the college refurbish its ageing Agribusiness Centre. Nationals Member for Lowan Emma Kealy announced the promise during a visit to the college yesterday. […]

Max Green: Zane’s smile ‘the only thing that matters’

FUN WEEKEND: A group of South Australian visitors, from left, Van, 5, Amalia, 8, Florence, 3, and Zane, 5, enjoyed a visit to Warracknabeal, where they met members from Victoria Police’s Beat the Heat team. Zane and his family were guests of Dadswells Bridge’s Green family, who wanted to provide a fun weekend away for a family doing things tough.

A Dadswells Bridge couple has put a ‘smile on the dial’ of a young boy with terminal brain cancer by arranging a family-friendly weekend of activities. Old Dadswell Town owners Max and Jenny Green welcomed Zane and his family from South Australia at the weekend. Mr Green said Zane, 5, was the grandson of close […]

Sharing the key in Horsham sport precinct plan

Facilities that promote flexible community sharing will be the primary focus in planning for a central Horsham sport, recreation and lifestyle precinct.

Independent Barry Shea critical of Coalition promise

Independent candidate for Lowan Barry Shea has described a Liberal-Nationals promise to include a return of a domestic Horsham rail service as ‘typical spin by a politician’. Mr Shea said he believed the Coalition had made the statement because it was worried about his declaration to ‘seriously’ campaign for passenger rail to Horsham and Hamilton. […]

Justin Chester steps up for beyondblue, raises $10,200

A Stawell man who walked from Horsham to Naracoorte to honour two late nephews has raised more than $10,200 for beyondblue. Justin Chester decided to embark on the 150-kilometre endeavour after losing two nephews to suicide in the past decade. Josh Finlay, from Charlton, died aged 21 in 2008, while Ben Jolley died in 2017, […]


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