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Saturday, October 25, 2014

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Roland Rocchicceli

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Stems Showcase

Published on: 23-10-2014
Stems Showcase Stems Showcase2pm Sunday 2nd November at Her Majesty'sThe best and brightest of season 2014Adult tickets just $28 (from Majestix)Highlights include:Group and Solo Dance performancesInstrumental soloists including Harpest Emily Rose MatskowsHerald Sun Aria competitor Jessica BoydYoung talented pianistsChoral groupsContemporary & Country vocalist...

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'Ride for the Kids'

Published on: 23-10-2014
 'Ride for the Kids' A CHARITY bike ride named 'Ride for the Kids' is on again this year.A group of Victorian Police and Woolworths employees are taking on the challenge of riding from Sydney to Ballarat in 10 days to raise money for Cops N Kids camps, TLC for Kids, Support 4 Cancer and Peter's Project. The ride will begin in Sydney on October 24th and end at Woolworth...

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THE fourth annual Ballarat Regional Arts Trail

Published on: 23-10-2014
THE fourth annual Ballarat Regional Arts Trail THE fourth annual Ballarat Regional Arts Trail was held over the weekend with twelve artists throwing open the doors to their studios.In Brown Hill Carla and Mark Maxwell welcomed the public to their individual studios and different art styles.Carla is an artist who works with mixed mediums from charcoal, ink and oil paint.She also enjoys creative ...

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Inagawa delegation arrive in Ballarat

Published on: 23-10-2014
Inagawa delegation arrive in Ballarat   Ballarat Mayor Cr John Philips welcomed a delegation from Inagawa on Tuesday morning, at an event in the Town Hall.The City of Ballarat welcomed the 21 person delegation, which is Ballarat’s Sister City. The Inagawa delegation includes Mayor of Inagawa Mr Choji Fukuda and Councillors Kazuhiro Yasui, Yoji Ishii, Munekazu Kubo, Executive Dire...

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Ballarat Group and Buninyong Branch Country Women’s Association Choir,

Published on: 23-10-2014
 Ballarat Group and Buninyong Branch Country Women’s Association Choir, A musical extravaganza was held last Sunday at the Neil St Uniting Church Hall, Ballarat.The afternoon of music raised funds for Ballarat Cops ‘N Kids and was well supported, with standing room only.The Ballarat Ecumenical Choir, Ballarat Group and Buninyong Branch Country Women’s Association Choir, together with Song-In-Costume performers, suppo...

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THE Ballarat Orchid Society held their annual Spring Show

Published on: 23-10-2014
THE Ballarat Orchid Society held their annual Spring Show THE Ballarat Orchid Society Inc. held their annual Spring Show and sales from Friday 17th October to Sunday 19th October.Vice president Laurie Burns said of the three day event, “For a battling club we have done well.”And they certainly did.The displays were vibrant and exotic; everywhere you looked there was colour and you felt you couldn’t linger...

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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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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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