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Sunday, November 23, 2014

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Roland Rocchicceli

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The Miner News is a locally owned, free newspaper offering Ballarat and district news, community events and local sport.

 It is distributed within greater Ballarat, throughout the Golden Plains Shire, Winchelsea, Skipton and Bungaree each Thursday.

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Unearthing Local History

Published on: 20-11-2014
Unearthing Local History WITH spare time on his hands Buninyong’s Brett Weinberg decided he wanted to do something that was ‘a bit worthwhile’ and after endless hours of blood, sweat and tears – not quite but it was a long drawn out process – Brett’s efforts were recently rewarded with a commendation from the Victorian Community History Awards 2014 - Local History Project ...

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White Ribbon Day Ballarat

Published on: 20-11-2014
White Ribbon Day Ballarat WHITE RIBBON is Australia’s only national, male led Campaign to end men’s violence against women.The campaign works through primary prevention initiatives involving awareness raising and education, and programs with youth, schools, workplaces and across the broader community.Globally, White Ribbon is the world’s largest male-led movement to end men...

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Ballarat's Big Book Bonanza

Published on: 20-11-2014
 Ballarat's Big Book Bonanza  BOOKS for all ages, all tastes and interests. All in excellent condition and marked at lowest prices to raise funds to support local and international projects.The Rotary Club of Ballarat East is organizing Ballarat’s largest second-hand Book Bonanza. All year, members of the Club have been collecting and sorting many thousands of books into catego...

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Leader in perinatal psychiatry visits Ballarat

Published on: 20-11-2014
Leader in perinatal psychiatry visits Ballarat PROFESSOR Marie-Paule Austin will present an educational and interactive seminar for medical practitioners on "Psychotrophic medications in pregnancy: challenges and dilemmas." Also a training day for midwives and maternal child health nurses will be held on the use of the antenatal risk questionnaire (ANRQ) for early identification and interventio...

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Henry Bolte Bust at Skipton

Published on: 20-11-2014
Henry Bolte Bust at Skipton THE unveiling of the Bust of Henry Bolte took place on Saturday November 1st in Skipton as part of the towns 175th anniversary celebrations. The Bust was unveiled by Terry Mulder M.L.A. Minister for Transport and, of course, the local Member. He was helped by a number of school children from the Skipton Primary School. Local identity Pat Gabb was t...

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Begonia Festival Has Won

Published on: 20-11-2014
Begonia Festival Has Won THE Ballarat Begonia Festival is officially Australia’s Favourite Event. Thank you to everyone who voted. The award was announced at the Australian Event Awards in Sydney last night. The Ballarat Begonia Festival took out the award against stiff competition from the following events: • Australian Billy Cart Championships • Bendigo Easter Festival •...

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Ballarat Fly Fishing

Published on: 29-10-2014
Ballarat Fly Fishing THE Ballarat Fly Fishing Club held the Wastell Competition, the club’s major competition of the year last weekend.Club president Alan Townsend said the competition was named after one of the club founder’s, Victor Wastell.“This was our major club competition and it involved other fly fishing clubs from around Victoria,” he said.“There were about si...

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Hey,Coach Hayes

Published on: 23-10-2014
Hey,Coach Hayes FTER eighteen years as a player for the Ballarat Miners Eric Hayes has signed on as head coach for the next two years.Hayes has had an impressive career with the Miners and is the all-time leader for SEABL (South East Australian Basketball League) games played, and holds the same record at the Miners, where he is a leader for points, assists and st...

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THE Ballarat Fly Fishing Club

Published on: 23-10-2014
THE Ballarat Fly Fishing Club THE Ballarat Fly Fishing Club held the Wastell Competition, the club’s major competition of the year last weekend.Club president Alan Townsend said the competition was named after one of the club founder’s, Victor Wastell.“This was our major club competition and it involved other fly fishing clubs from around Victoria,” he said.“There were about si...

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North Ballarat City Win Back to Back Flags in the BFL

Published on: 25-09-2014
North Ballarat City Win Back to Back Flags in the BFL IT”S not how you start but how you finish in North Ballarat City’s books, as they overcame a slow first half to claim back-to-back premierships in Saturdays Ballarat Football League grand final, demolishing Ballarat by 53 points.Eastern Oval was all noise and colour as the two local teams fought it out but North proved too strong in the third drawi...

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Melton Take the title in BFL

Published on: 25-09-2014
Melton Take the title in BFL Coach and GS for melton 2014 PremiersMelissa McCauley in control THE Ballarat Football Netball League season has come to a close with grand finals played on Saturday.Melton netballers claimed their first victory in 13 years after a stellar performance against Sunbury, winning 48-33.Melton was in top form right from the first whistle, sticking to t...

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Skipton dream come true Winning netball Finals

Published on: 17-09-2014
Skipton dream come true Winning netball Finals Skipton Netball coach Stacey Rea  SKIPTON’S fairytale came true last Saturday after a grand final victory against Hepburn – by a mere goal and creating history by becoming the first former Lexton Plains team to claim the premiership.The game could not have been more nail-biting with the winner decided after the final whistle when Skipton goal...

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