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Monday, July 28, 2014

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Leigh Catchment Group- Redan Wetlands

Published on: 24-07-2014
Leigh Catchment Group- Redan Wetlands Helping to clean up was Maia Draper but she is playing around for the camera on the bridge before she started. Last Sunday the Leigh Catchment Group (LCG) held a family fun day at the Redan Wetlands.Yarrowee Project Officer Kate Constance said the day was to make the community aware that the rubbish they may drop in the streets eventually makes it...

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Olympic Memorabilia Finds a Home

Published on: 24-07-2014
Olympic Memorabilia Finds a Home Ballarat’s first two Olympians Bobby Bath and John Vernon joined with other Ballarat Olympians and Ballarat Mayor Cr Joshua Morris to unveil the new Ballarat Olympians Cabinet at the Town Hall last Friday. Since the 1956 Olympic Games many treasures from the past have been locked away and the new display cabinet now offers a chance for the public t...

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Winchelsea Repertory Rides Again

Published on: 24-07-2014
After the huge success of Winchelsea Repertory Society’s end of year play Granny Get Your Gun, it has been decided that this years play will be the stand-alone sequel Granny Rides Again. To the delight of last years audience, Granny Get Your Gun involved a number of talented performers who put on a fantastic display of acting, dancing, singing and ...

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Ballarat Hospice Care will be holding a charity movie night

Published on: 24-07-2014
Ballarat Hospice Care will be holding a charity movie night Ballarat Hospice Care, home based palliative care is a Not for Profit Organisation delivering specialist palliative care services. Hospice offers holistic care to people with life threatening illness, and to their families and carers. Their strength lies in being able to offer an interdisciplinary service to their patients and their families, throu...

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Birds, Beasts, & Blossoms – The Natural World Both Real & Imagined

Published on: 24-07-2014
Birds, Beasts, & Blossoms – The Natural World Both Real & Imagined Artists from across Victoria have responded to the call for work that features the natural world in all its glory – both real and imagined – for the Backspace Gallery exhibition Birds, Beasts, & Blossoms. The show will be opened on Saturday, 2 August at 2pm by the renowned award-winning naturalist painter Criss Canning.Given the enthusiastic re...

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Ballarat Community Health – Lucas was officially opened

Published on: 23-07-2014
Ballarat Community Health – Lucas was officially opened   Ballarat Community Health – Lucas was officially opened yesterday by BCH President Sarah Sainsbury in the presence of the Hon. David Davis, Victoria’s Minister for Health and Federal Member for Ballarat the Hon. Catherine King MP.  The BCH development at Lucas is worth almost $14 million and is jointly funded by Ballarat Community Hea...

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CHF&Netball League

Published on: 24-07-2014
CHF&Netball League Amanda Clark coach of Bungaree’s A Grade netball team put down the sides 6 goal loss to Buninyong as a ‘second quarter lapse’.“I think the score was 13 to 2 in the second quarter so we made some changes and gave the young girls an opportunity to go out and play netball and prove themselves, regardless of what the score was at the end,” she said.“An...

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CHFL Round 14 Preview/Review

Published on: 24-07-2014
CHFL Round 14 Preview/Review Central Highlands FL Round 14 previewIn a round of matches which promised the opportunity for some pressure to be put on those clubs at the bottom of the eight, all bets were suddenly off with both Daylesford and Springbank putting paid to the hopes of Clunes and Carngham Linton.Daylesford dominated Clunes to win by 81 points and shut down the rece...

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Ballarat to Host Melbourne United NBL Preseason Camp

Published on: 17-07-2014
Ballarat to Host Melbourne United NBL Preseason Camp Ballarat will play a major role in preparing Melbourne United for its first NBL season, with a preseason camp and exhibition game to be held in Ballarat. The camp, considered a crucial part of Melbourne United’s preseason campaign, will run from August 11 to 15, based at the MARS® MINERDOME. The camp will feature a game against the Adelaide 36ers o...

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CHFL Round 13

Published on: 17-07-2014
CHFL Round 13 Rokewood V Hepburn:Brad McKay did well to mark this ball as Nick Banks cleared his sinuses for him. Central Highlands FL Round 13 previewLearmonth has continued their woes of recent weeks following its third loss in its past four matches when it fell 12 points short against Beaufort last week.With five rounds to go it could have a significant resu...

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Helen Pascoe Wins Open Championship for 2014

Published on: 10-07-2014
Helen Pascoe Wins Open Championship for 2014 Buninyong golfer Helen Pascoe has had a very successful two years on the golf course.Not only did Helen recently win the Women's Golf Ballarat District Champion of Champions and the Open Championship for 2014 she also currently holds two Victorian State championships: Sand-Green Champion and Women's Senior Champion. The Sand-Green was won last year...

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Wallis swings into action

Published on: 10-07-2014
Wallis swings into action Ballarat Golf Club is pleased to announce the appointment of new head golf professional David Wallis. Club President Ross Jones made the following statement “The board, after careful consideration decided they had a candidate within the current staff who had demonstrated to all members his passion and commitment to the club and who deserved the cha...

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