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Tuesday, October 21, 2014

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Roland Rocchicceli

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Brain Reynolds has completed his commitment to walk the Skipton Rail Trail

Published on: 10-10-2014
Brain Reynolds has completed his commitment to walk the Skipton Rail Trail Brain Reynolds has completed his commitment to walk the Skipton Rail Trail in recognition of International White Cane DayMr Reynolds and a band of walkers completed the 52 kilometre length of the Skipton Rail Trail on Sunday.Speaking on Monday, from work, Mr Reynolds said he was a bit sore in the ankles but otherwise he felt time.“I’m very happy wi...

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ROBERT MALACHY SERJEANT was one of Ballarat’s most successful mine operators

Published on: 10-10-2014
ROBERT MALACHY SERJEANT was one of Ballarat’s most successful mine operators ROBERT MALACHY SERJEANT was one of Ballarat’s most successful mine operators and key public figures who lived from 1828-1902. For thirty years, he managed Ballarat’s largest and richest gold mine, the Band of Hope and Albion Consols. He utilised his experience in geology and chemistry, and his pioneering knowledge of deep lead mining to develop new...

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Royal South Street

Published on: 10-10-2014
Royal South Street DUNNSTOWN’S Tahnee Simpson, 15, was successful in taking out first place in Saturday’s Pirouette Modern Championships (14 years and over)in the Royal South Street Society competitions.Tahnee is a student of the Anita Coutts School of Dance in Ballarat.“I have been dancing for nearly ten years,” she said.Tahnee has a number of accolades to her name ...

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BALLARAT Health Services (BHS) has officially opened its new Spiritual Centre

Published on: 10-10-2014
 BALLARAT Health Services (BHS) has officially opened its new Spiritual Centre BALLARAT Health Services (BHS) has officially opened its new Spiritual Centre in a multi-faith commissioning ceremony. The ceremony, which took place last week, involved a number of faiths conducting ceremonial rituals in the centre and the adjacent Sister Paula Fleming Reflective Garden. BHS Pastoral/Spiritual Care Coordinator, Jo Niedra, said the...

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VICTORIA TO SHINE AGAIN FOR A BRIGHTER FUTURE

Published on: 10-10-2014
VICTORIA TO SHINE AGAIN FOR A BRIGHTER FUTURE Australians who share an unwavering hope that we can create a brighter future for people with blood cancer, will gather on Friday to experience the Leukaemia Foundation’s inspirational Light the Night event.Light the Night is the Leukaemia Foundation’s annual twilight walk to raise funds for blood cancer research. In its seventh year, the event aga...

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YMCA Recranked bikes head off to Cambodia

Published on: 25-09-2014
YMCA Recranked bikes head off to Cambodia AT the back of the Wendouree West Youth Centre, inside the YMCA Recranked Recycle Centre, sit loads of bikes waiting to be fixed and given new homes. Little do they know that many of them will soon be heading to Cambodia.bikes4cambodia, is a new initiative of Global Village Housing, a charitable organisation that helps provide home and skills for t...

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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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Bungaree win 2014 CHF&NL Premiership

Published on: 17-09-2014
Bungaree win 2014 CHF&NL Premiership BUNGAREE ruckman David Benson said he did not expect to win the best on ground medal for his display around the ground.“I don’t expect to get this one,“ he said.“I expected the premiership, we came in confident and it felt right.“We walk on as a team, we play as a team and I think there were 22 stand outs today, so it could have gone to any of the ...

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Under dogs Skipton netballers

Published on: 11-09-2014
Under dogs Skipton netballers What a great day for the Skipton senior netballers beating Springbank by 4 goals on Saturday in the first preliminary final.Captain/coach Stacey Rea said it was a very good win, beating last year’s premiers.“It was like our grand final today,” an elated Rea said.“So now I hope we can back it up next week – once we get out today we’ll come better an...

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CHFL Final Preview

Published on: 11-09-2014
CHFL Final Preview Grand Final– previewTwo outstanding performances in each of the preliminary finals of the Central Highlands FL has brought together neighbours Bungaree and Springbank for their first ever clash in a senior football grand final clash.Whilst they played each other in grand finals at some stage in the former Clunes FL they have never met since the CHF...

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