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LOCAL students will soon be able to break out new beats or peel off a cool riff thanks to funding for schools to purchase musical equipment. Geoff Howard and Sharon Knight visited Phoenix P-12 College...

MORE than 25 Grampians organisations have united in a campaign to end violence against women and their children. ‘Communities of Respect and Equality’ is a plan for how we can all make a difference...

THE Victorian Stroke Telemedicine (VST) program is assisting the diagnosis and treatment of acute stroke patients after hours at Ballarat Health Services (BHS). Since becoming operational at BHS in September 2015, the VST has...

CITY of Ballarat Mayor, Cr Des Hudson, opened the Ballarat Young Global Ambassador Forum last Friday at Mount Clear College. The Forum is an annual event presented in partnership by the City of Ballarat and...

By Phil Roberts THE Avenue is almost one hundred years old and is a wonderful asset for the City of Ballarat. Planted during 1917-1919, it is a major landmark in western Ballarat. A feature of...

Sport

A MERE four points was the difference between winning and losing in last Saturday’s interleague clash between the losing side Central Highlands Football League and Geelong and District Football League. CHFL coach Clive Raak...

BALLARAT Gridiron – home of the Ballarat Falcons (Men’s Div 2) and Ballarat Kestrels (Women’s) – is inviting the community to come and show their support for the local team at a special home...

THE Ballarat Sebastopol Cycling Club anointed their 2016 Track stars on Sunday 22 May at a presentation event attended by Mayor of Ballarat, Cr Des Hudson. Cr Hudson was on hand to present sashes...

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INTERNATIONAL Nurses Day is celebrated around the world every May 12, the anniversary of Florence Nightingale’s birth. The International Council of Nurses commemorates this important day each year with the production and distribution of the...

By Kate Taylor FORMER Moorabool Mayor Paul Tatchell has announced that he is the National Party candidate for the seat of Ballarat in the upcoming federal election. “We’re starting out low-key,” Mr Tatchell said of...

LAST week the official opening of the upgraded Municipal Band Hall in Ripon St South took place. The Municipal Band Hall upgrade has enabled the adjacent Fidelity Club Kindergarten to expand its early years...

THE Ballarat Ranger Military Museum is the new home for a ‘Nasho’ display. The display of National Service memorabilia was relocated from the Ballarat RSL to the Museum recently, which is a fitting place...

THE Million Paws Walk is a fun day for all animal lovers. Over 25,000 people walked at 17 different locations across Victoria on Sunday with money raised through entry fees, the sale of merchandise...
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