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October 10, 2018

Celtic show to help make hay for farmers

MEMBERS of Sing Australia Ballarat and Ballarat North, along with The Little Brass Band, have been warming up voices, tuning up instruments and putting...

October 10, 2018

U3A event showcases members work

UNIVERSITY of the 3rd Age in Ballarat has been operating for approximately 30 years and caters to the learning needs and physical activity of...

October 3, 2018

Agent Profile: CHRIS LEONARD

An accomplished, highly regarded auctioneer and lifestyle sales consultant, Chris Leonard is well known in and around Ballarat for his perceptive nature and for...

October 3, 2018

From Boom to Doom… but is it really that bad?

WITH CoreLogic’s TIM LAWLESS WITHOUT a doubt, housing risks are heightened relative to a year ago with dwelling values slipping lower nationally (down 2%...

October 3, 2018

Croquet a learning curve at Teachers’ Games

BALLARAT Alexandra Croquet Club was the venue for an action-packed day for the visiting competitors taking part in the Victorian Teachers’ Games croquet competition. Over...

October 3, 2018

School’s in for competitors at Teachers Games

MORE than Two-thousand-four-hundred competitors have flooded Ballarat for the 23rd Annual Victorian Teachers’ Games last week. Yet it was more than just a competitive sporting...

October 3, 2018

Piano man show set to wow Buninyong

CLASSICALLY trained piano maestro John Watson is bringing his exciting and spontaneous show to Buninyong. While you’d normally find Watson tickling the ivory at the...

October 3, 2018

Welsh Choir to enchant Wendouree

LED by Faleiry Koczkar OAM and accompanied by Lorna Ogilvie, Victoria Welsh Choir is a traditional Welsh male voice choir, singing in fourpart harmony. The...

October 3, 2018

Great times at footy fun day

FOOTY might be over for another season but before the AFL premiership cup was won and done last Saturday, local kids got a last...

October 3, 2018

From Russia with Rotary

GIVEN that Rotary International has its origins in the USA, Russia could be considered an unlikely country to adopt the philosophy and goals of...

October 3, 2018

DONATION TO OUT OF HOME CARE GROUP

Mark Northeast, Tee Up for Kids Foundation Chairman, Allan Joy, Chief Executive Officer at Child & Family Services Ballarat (Cafs) and Stuart McKee, Bendigo...

October 3, 2018

Drowning deaths decrease but warning remains as the summer season approaches

BALLARAT mum of three, Aurielle Walters, knows how quickly things can go wrong around water. A visit to Ballarat Aquatic & Lifestyle Centre (BALC) last...

October 3, 2018

Seniors honoured at awards ceremony

THREE of Ballarat’s outstanding older residents have been recognised in the City of Ballarat’s 2018 Senior of the Year Awards. This is the 10th year...

September 26, 2018

CREATING THE MEMORABLE SPACE YOU’VE always dreamed of

Geelong Tiles and Bathware strives to create beautiful spaces for clients, keeping in mind functionality, budget and individuality. Located at 17 West Fyans Street in...

September 26, 2018

Agent Profile: Tim Menz – DIRECTOR | LICENSED ESTATE AGENT

Born and bred in the Ballarat region, Tim has a great appreciation & understanding of the town and the benefits that living in Ballarat...

September 26, 2018

‘TSUNAMI’ OF FORCED SALES MORE LIKELY TO BE A ‘TRICKLE’

DESPITE the doomsayers forecasting the end is nigh for the property market, high levels of eq-uity and a strong labour market will eliminate the...

September 26, 2018

Meet the Team

Our Integra Land Sales Team consists of Luke Armistead, Licensed Estate Agent and Sales Associate, Brooke Hodder. Luke and Brooke work from our Ballymanus Sales...

September 26, 2018

Eureka Cycling announces 2018 junior female cyclist grantees

MORE than 30 guests assembled at Oscar’s Hotel in mid-September for the official presentation of the 2018 Junior Female Cyclist Support Grant Program. This year...

September 26, 2018

Lady golfers tee-up for charity

EIGHTY women took part in the recent Fiona Elsey Day, a ladies 4BBB event at Ballarat Golf Club, held on Monday, 17 September. A shotgun...

September 26, 2018

On track for life in the fast lane

A YOUNG man’s stars are aligning in the sport he chose when he was only a young boy. Now aged 18, Dylan Simonis has left...

September 26, 2018

Falcons fall to Buccaneers

THE might of the division one Geelong Buccaneers was too great for the Ballarat Falcons to overcome, as they went down 56-6 in front...

September 26, 2018

Party Times

THE Ballarat Times News Group arrival was completed last week with a launch party held at Oscar’s Hotel & Cafe Bar. The event saw...

September 26, 2018

Songs for Young and Old

SINCE 2014 Ballarat North Primary School Grades 4 and 5 have been visiting Sing Australia North Ballarat for an annual sharing of songs and...

September 26, 2018

Council heads come together

BY ALAN MARINI THE Municipal Association of Victoria (MVA) held their meeting in Ballarat at the Town Hall last week. Councilors, Mayors and Chief Executive Officers...