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PHOTOS | Dancers celebrate at Horsham School of Dance concert

Ballet Group 1A, Horsham School of Dance annual concert "Celebrate #2017" at Horsham Town Hall.

More than 160 dance students joined for a mass ‘celebration’ for Horsham Dance Academy’s annual concert. Dancers ranging in age from as young as three to adults danced classical ballet, hip-hop, Irish and, for the first time, musical theatre styles for the event at Horsham Town Hall. Dance instructor Karen Booker said the ‘celebrations’ theme […]

PHOTOS | Dimboola Show

Judge Meaghan Pohlner and Ian Bridgewater judging crops at Dimboola Show.

Dimboola A and P Society hosted its 2017 show at Dimboola Recreation Reserve with two blacksmiths leading the attractions. Pictures: PAUL CARRACHER

PHOTOS | Nhill Show a success

Shearers Josh Bone and Brandon Bone wait for the shearing competition at the Nhill Show.

Nhill Agricultural and Pastoral Society Show has continued to live up to its reputation as one the leading shows in the Wimmera. Families were treated to machinery and historic vehicle displays and produce exhibits were popular. Pictures: PAUL CARRACHER

VIDEO | Holy Trinity Lutheran School aerobics teams perform

Holy Trinity Lutheran School aerobics teams heading to Geelong.

Holy Trinity Lutheran School’ aerobics teams have been hard at work preparing for the aerobics Spring Challenge in Geelong on Saturday. The teams performed their routines at the school for friends and parents.

Water skiing comes to Wimmera River

Water skiing will be on display at the Wimmera River this weekend. The Natimuk Water Ski Club will host a free ‘come and try’ event at the Rowing Club for novice skiers to try their hand at the sport with guidance from Pat Crisp. President of the Natimuk Water Ski Club, Alister Cameron, said the […]

PHOTOS | VIDEO | Melbourne Symphony Orchestra plays in Horsham

Melbourne Symphony Orchestra played to pack houses in Horsham. Pictures: PAUL CARRACHER

Strong pulse push for Wimmera $30-million protein plant

The Wimmera might be a step closer to becoming the home of a multi million-dollar protein-powder processing plant with news that a major company is considering the proposal.

Ella Officer loses locks to generate money for sick kids

Ella Officer sports a new look after cutting her hair to make wigs for children with cancer. Picture: WADE MORROW

Horsham schoolgirl Ella Officer, 10, has raised more than $4000 for children with cancer by cutting off her long locks. Ella, who set out to raise $500 but finished with $4100 after eight weeks, said she was scared, nervous and excited in the lead-up to the event. “I’m loving the new do and I thank […]

PHOTOS: Horsham School of Dance rehearses for annual concert.

Annabelle Gregor   Irish Dancing 1, Horsham School of Dance concert rehearsal.

REHEARSAL: Horsham School of Dance students took to the Horsham Town Hall stage at the weekend to run through items in preparation for their annual end of year concert on Sunday. Hip-hop student Bella Carr enjoys the experience. Pictures: PAUL CARRACHER The entire October 18, 2017 edition of The Weekly Advertiser is available online. READ […]

Hopetoun students shine

Students from Hopetoun P-12 College have won national recognition for work in their business-management studies. Year-11 students Ashley Chamberlin, Connor McLean, Jake Bellinger and Jacob Holm have won state and national awards in a Certified Practicing Accountants, CPA Australia competition. The students won a Plan Your Own Enterprise competition group division with a hypothetical business […]

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