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Cameron Steele has stepped forward as a candidate in the upcoming Golden Plains Shire Council elections. He is well recognised for his work advocating for the region’s rivers and is keen to bring a...

THE Gallery Women’s Association remains true to the aims stated in their constitution in 1979 — raising money for acquisitions and bringing people into the Gallery. Association President Janet McCulloch said the task of raising...

THE Ballarat Pathfinder club is a local youth group of 10-16 year olds who go camping, do arts & crafts, nature studies, and other fun social activities together. They also like to do community...

JESSICA Harbridge has taken it upon herself to run the Leukaemia Foundation Light the Night Ballarat 2016. Light the Night is the Leukaemia Foundation’s annual fundraising walk to help more Australians beat blood cancer....

A PASSION for heritage architecture has led Maldon architect, Andrew Fedorowicz of Balance Architecture & Interior Design, to be a finalist in the Sustainability Awards 2016, which will be announced in Sydney on October...

Sport

80 Ladies from Clubs in the Ballarat District Bowls Division attended a Forum at the Central Wendouree Bowling Club on Friday 9th September to discuss new ways to engage female participation in bowls. Attendees were...

THE 2016-17 season launch of the Ballarat District Bowls Division (BDBD) took place at the Buninyong Bowling Club on Sunday. A short service and offering and dedication of bowl and jack were followed by...

LOCAL Batesford Kyokushin Karate instructor Bec Connolly has just returned after competing at the 40th Anniversary Kyokushin Karate National Full-Contact Championships in Sydney. Bec took out 3rd place at the tournament and secured a...

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A CEREMONY to commemorate the 76th anniversary of the Battle of Britain took place on Sunday at the Sebastopol war memorial. Tom Roberts OAM said many people regarded the Battle of Britain as very...

A SMALL Ballarat Club, the Inner Wheel Club Australia (Wendouree), can easily be described as the ‘quiet achiever’. The small group of seventeen women is focused on fundraising and the latest recipient of their endeavours...

MANY children do not know what to do in an emergency? They do not know how to call triple zero if Mum slips in the shower? And would not know what an “emergency” is?...

THE Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria (RASV) has announced the winning team of the 2016 Young Farmer Challenge state final is captain Mitchell Hepburn and teammates Matt Reeves, Laura Ross, Darcie Seers and Hettie...

New partnership era for City of Ballarat and Federation University A new era of partnership between the City of Ballarat and Federation University was launched last Thursday with their signing of a Memorandum of...

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