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AN innovative fund raiser for the BHS Foundation was launched last week. Reusable coffee cups, available at all three cafes Base Hospital, Ballarat Regional Integrated Cancer Centre and Queen Elizabeth Centre – come in...

World Snake Day At the Scotsburn Campus This year’s Snake Day was certainly hands on! Simon from the Ballarat Wildlife Park brought in a variety of scaly animals for us to look at and hold....

By Russell Luckock FOR a while there it looked as though Buninyong had become a medieval village. For eighty or so people, all dressed in period costumes, were actively engaged in medieval pursuits over a...

A JOYOUS mood surrounded the march from the Town Hall to the Civic Hall on Sunday and subsequent gathering in front of the Hall. The Beaufort Brass Band lead the way in a reenactment...

ALYSSA Britnell, 18, has a strong connection to the ANZAC Legacy. She has represented Australia as part of the 2015 ANZAC Centenary Dawn Service Prize and a number of her relatives fought in WWI...

Sport

CHFL Preview – Semi Finals All season it appeared that there was little between the top seven teams in the Central Highlands FL and in fact on the weekend it showed that in fact...

THE Central Highlands Best and Fairest Awards were held last Monday with some surprise wins and lots of emotion. League president Eddy Comelli welcomed players and guests and reflected on the season that was...

STUDENTS from six local Primary Schools have battled it out in the Ballarat Sebastopol Cycling Club’s Primary Schools Event, last Wednesday in Victoria Park The thirteen students ranging in ages from six to twelve...

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RECENTLY Ballarat Neighbourhood Centre and a group of employer champions gathered together to celebrate the launch of the “Let’s Get Ballarat Working” initiative. This new collaborative effort has the purpose of improving the employability and...

THE 2016 Legacy Junior Public Speaking Competition Ballarat Regional Final was run at St Patrick’s College on Thursday August 4. The Legacy Junior Public Speaking Award (LJPSA) is a national competition conducted through Australian...

PEDESTRIANS in Ballan are now safer thanks to the two new pedestrian crossings which have just been completed. Member for Buninyong Geoff Howard was in Ballan last week to open the new raised zebra...

Vietnam Veterans Day the 50th anniversary of the Battle of Long Tan AUSTRALIANS will honour the service and sacrifice of our servicemen and women during the Vietnam War at nationwide commemorative services this month. The 50th anniversary of...

LAST Friday morning St Patrick’s College was delighted to host more than 220 guests for the inaugural MENtal Brekky which aims to raise funds to support current students from families where someone is suffering...

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