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Monday, December 22, 2014

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The Miner News is a locally owned, free newspaper offering Ballarat and district news, community events and local sport.

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Creating the Scientists of the Future at Woady Yaloak Primary School

Published on: 18-12-2014
Creating the Scientists of the Future at Woady Yaloak Primary School AQUAPONICS, solar eclipses, volcanoes and fire extinguishers were amongst many science experiments on display at the Woady Yaloak Primary School Science Expo on Wednesday 19th November. Students from Smythesdale, Snake Valley, Scarsdale and Ross Creek met at the Ross Creek campus to share their scientific journey with their peers, staff, parents an...

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Sing Australia with the Ballarat and Ballarat North Choir

Published on: 18-12-2014
Sing Australia with the Ballarat and Ballarat North Choir Leading the Choir is Marilyn Kent./

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Ramsay pushes for VicRoads relocation to Ballarat

Published on: 18-12-2014
Ramsay pushes for VicRoads relocation to Ballarat MEMBER for Western Victoria, Simon Ramsay, has urged the newly elected Labor Premier Daniel Andrews to adopt the Coalition’s plan to relocate VicRoads’ Headquarters from Melbourne to Ballarat.Mr Ramsay has already written to Premier Andrews asking him to think beyond party politics and to make the decision in the best interest of jobs and Ballarat....

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As You Like It at Kirks Gardens

Published on: 18-12-2014
As You Like It at Kirks Gardens AUSTRALIA’S leading outdoor Shakespeare company – OZACT, returns to the glorious surrounds of Kirks Reservoir Park Gardens on December 27 & 28, staging for their annual summer Shakespeare, an exciting new production- AS YOU LIKE IT, Shakespeare’s most exhilarating comedy.As You Like It is Shakespeare’s enthralling ‘exploration of ‘love’, set in...

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Hospice ceremony at Cemetary

Published on: 18-12-2014
Hospice ceremony at Cemetary A CEREMONY of Remembrance for families and friends of a child, of any age, who has died through any circumstances, was held at the Ballarat New Cemetery on Monday night.For a number of years I have resisted attending, I didn’t want to intrude on peoples’ grief.I’d imagined crushing sorrow, wailing and sadness.While there were silent tears there was...

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BHS redevelopment on target

Published on: 17-12-2014
BHS redevelopment on target WORK is progressing steadily on the demolition of Ballarat Health Services’ (BHS) Yuille House building.The building is being demolished in preparation for the commencement of construction on a new three storey building which will include a new general/surgical ward, additional space for future expansion of operating theatres and a new front of hou...

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IN 1965 the Berringa Cricket Assoc

Published on: 19-12-2014
IN 1965 the Berringa Cricket Assoc IN 1965 the Berringa Cricket Assoc. dissolved and the Grenville Cricket Association came into being. That will be 50 years ago next year and on Saturday February 7thplayers, partners and friends who have been involved in any way over those 50 years are invited to attend a celebration of a true country Cricket Association.Over the years teams have c...

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GIVING LOCAL KIDS A RUN

Published on: 26-11-2014
GIVING LOCAL KIDS A RUN Matthew Blood (track director YCW) ,Mouch Wuordol, Koang Wuordol, Deng Lual,Geoff Howard, Ruon Reath and Dojiok Dojiok BUNINYONG Labor Candidate Geoff Howard has teamed with Ballarat YCW Harriers to support 5 local kids to participate in athletics this summer. Sudanese Australian boys Dojoik Dojoik, Deng Lual, Lunyjock Nien and brothers Koang and ...

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No room left in the pool room for Joy

Published on: 26-11-2014
No room left in the pool room for Joy EVERGREEN Mt Xavier bowler Joy Adams, 71, has been a regular at the club for thirty one years.“I haven’t missed a pennant game (midweek) since I began playing there,” she said.An avid player Mrs Adams was part of the group of players that started the ladies team up again in 1983, after it had been disbanded.At seventy one years of age there is not ...

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Ballarat Fly Fishing

Published on: 29-10-2014
Ballarat Fly Fishing 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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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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