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CITY of Ballarat Mayor Cr Des Hudson on Tuesday joined Meals on Wheels volunteers and City of Ballarat Community Care and Access employees to celebrate the official opening of the City of Ballarat’s new...

MRS Eleanor Smith, who lives at Pineview, celebrated her 100th birthday last Thursday. Family and friends acknowledged this milestone with a morning tea and Ballarat Legacy presented the birthday girl with a lovely bouquet of...

ONLY two months have passed since Jeremy and Belinda McKnight’s nineteenyear-old daughter, Shannon, passed away after a 2 year battle with Leukaemia. With the loss still achingly raw the family is focusing on helping other...

AN ambitious project by local artists Julie Collins and her husband Derek John is planned to be staged in Ballarat in 2018. Biennale of Australian Art (BOAA) will present over 100 artists along with selected...

THE Ballarat West Employment Zone (BWEZ) is expected to create up to 9000 jobs and inject $5 billion per annum into the Ballarat economy. The City of Ballarat has been working on BWEZ for...

Sport

DUNNSTOWN has gone to the next level as they narrowly beat Beaufort last week, in a home game. It was clear within five minutes of the first bounce that the Magpies had come to play...

THE Wendouree Indoor Sports Groups 7,000 plus members representing basketball, netball and badminton were delighted to learn that Federal Labor has committed $5M towards the development of the Ballarat Sports & Events Centre should...

OVER the Long Weekend two gymnasts represented BALC Gymnastics (Ballarat Aquatic Lifestyle Centre) in the 2016 Victorian Gymnastics Championships held in Melbourne at the State Netball and Hockey Centre, returning home with some outstanding...

Older Editions

THE Young Parents Program celebrated 10 years of assisting parents aged 14-21, with an afternoon tea at Yuille Park Community College last week. Program Coordinator Peter Innes said the program began with just a...

IF there’s one reason to celebrate the arrival of Winter it’s because Winterlude is coming! Winterlude kicks off with the school holidays on Saturday 25 July and continues for an entire month until Sunday...

ONE of Ballarat’s most prominent and influential leaders, the late Henry Thai, received a posthumous award from the City of Ballarat for his contribution to Ballarat-Chinese relations, last month. His widow Sandra, surrounded by...

A SHORTEN Labor Government will deliver child care support that is fairer and will make child care more affordable for families in the Ballarat electorate. The Member for Ballarat, Catherine King, said Labor’s plan to...

MORE than 250 people fires. gave up sugary drinks for a month as part of the City of Ballarat’s H30 Challenge in May. Based on each drinking a minimum of 375ml of sugary drinks before...
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