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FREEZING weather conditions greeted members of Wolseley Car Club as they rolled into Ballarat on Sunday. Stopping at the Ballarat Municipal Observatory Museum members had time to take a look around and partake in lunch....

THE Ballarat Aboriginal Community through the Koorie Engagement Action Group, and the Local Aboriginal Network, recently held their NAIDOC Awards night, to celebrate and recognise the success and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait...

MEMBER for Buninyong, Geoff Howard recently announced that four more schools in the Buninyong electorate have been selected to partner with Foodbank Victoria to participate in the Andrews Labor Government’s Breakfast Clubs program. Mr Howard...

SOVEREIGN Hill was last week awarded the Victorian Museum Award for Large Museums (51+ Paid Staff ) for Outstanding Initiatives in Sustainability at a ceremony held at the State Library of Victoria. The Sovereign...

By Lidia Aitken WHEN Jack Engwerda took on the role of U3A Class Tutor for Ballarat and District History, he wanted to do it differently and he did; he sourced experts in their field who...

Sport

BALC, Water Polo Victoria and Richmond Tigers Water Polo join forces for the Free Water Polo Challenge BALLARAT Aquatic & Lifestyle Centre (BALC) together with their friends at Water Polo Victoria and Richmond Tigers...

Last week was one of those days which occurs a couple of times a year where it is a very tough job being a footballer at community level. Cold, muddy conditions welcomed most games...

The Bendigo Bank Spirit has re-signed former development squad member Molly Matthews the 2016-17 WNBL season. The 21 year old has had a solid SEABL season for the Ballarat Rush under Spirit Assistant Coach...

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FOLLOWING Member for Buninyong Geoff Howard’s discussions with many Buninyong residents about their concerns for pedestrian safety, ahead of the last state election Mr Howard was joined by Daniel Andrews to promise that Labor...

Central highlands Ulysses 20th anniversary LAST weekend marked the 20th anniversary of the Central Highlands Ulysses Motorcycle Club of Ballarat. To think that a phone call made by Jim Gundrie to six other people...

THE Rotary Club of Ballarat West recently held their changeover dinner with outgoing president Garry Harrowfield warmly welcoming incoming president David Goldsmith. Mr Harrowfield said he had enjoyed his year as present and had...

Words of wisdom from truck driver Allan Lendon Allan Lendon was a patient at BAROC who recently finished treatment and wanted to share his experience. “It (cancer) was pretty aggressive because it only took 10...

JULY 19th marked the centenary of what, in terms of loss of life, was the worst 24 hours in Australia’s history. That was the moment when men of Australia’s 5th Division launched the ill-fated...

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