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Tuki Farm fares well at Regional Victoria Good as Gold

THE Avoca Hotel was crowned the States Golden Plate winner last week in a spectacular Harwood Andrews Golden Plate Gala State Award event. A...

BUNINYONG BOOKWORMS TAKE UP THE CHALLENGE

48 young bookworms from Buninyong Primary School celebrated their success in this year’s Premiers’ Reading Challenge, receiving certificates from the Member for Buninyong, Geoff...

Local Residents recognised at Ballarat Civic Reception

THE Ballarat Town Hall Trench Room was the setting for a civic reception on Monday to recognise Ballarat and region residents who have been...

White Ribbon Day a non violence oath swearing

AS part of White Ribbon Day a non-violence oath swearing took place in Ballarat on Friday. Addressing those assembled Cr Des Hudson said he...

PUTTING PEOPLE FIRST WITH FREE GLASSES IN SCHOOLS

BALLARAT students will receive free eye testing and glasses at school in a Victorian-first with the Andrews Labor Government launch of the Glasses for...

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Dale Harris breaks club record

BUNINYONG cricketer Dale Harris has broken the club’s record for the number of senior games. Last round Harris played his 284 senior game, surpassing...

Moller Returns

THE GMHBA Ballarat Miners are pleased to announce that Craig Moller will be returning to the MARS® MINERDOME in 2017. Moller joined the GMHBA Miners...

Rizzo off to AIS

LOCAL Wheelchair track racer Sam Rizzo has won a place in the Australian Institute of Sport Under 16 Para Development Squad; and will attend...

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Writing the War Exhibition

THE Ballarat Library will host a special State Library Victoria exhibition of World War I stories and memorabilia from 18 November 2016 to 8...

BURNOVER DRILL SHARPENS CFA VOLUNTEERS’ SKILLS

WENDOUREE Fire Brigade volunteers have just conducted a dramatic burnover drill, the CFA exercise that simulates the safety procedure they will use if the...

SKIPTON STREET SAFETY BOOST TO PUT PEOPLE FIRST

BALLARAT drivers will benefit from a safer and smoother journey along Skipton Street, with an upgrade set to take place early next year between...

MORE SHADE PROTECTION FOR SCHOOL KIDS IN CRESWICK NORTH

STUDENTS in Creswick North are set to receive some much needed protection from harmful UV radiation with the installation of shade around their schools. Minister...

60th Anniversary Celebration of the 1956 Olympic Games

ON Saturday a commemoration ceremony to mark the 60th anniversary of the rowing, canoeing and kayaking events of the Melbourne 1956 Olympic Games, and...

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